When the front brake pads started squealing on my '01 Grand Prix, I knew it was time to replace them. You can test this by removing it from the engine and drop it in a pan of boiling water. I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix Gt. You might also be low on coolant. Up cable breaks out of regulator. You can find links to these in our navigation above based on what each section helps with discussion, local events, learning, etc.
I did check the 134a level and it is just fine. Have you done any repair work on the cooling system? They should be hot if the coolant is flowing correctly. Have you checked your coolant and overflow bottle levels lately? Luckily the other half of the belt held on long enough for me to buy a new one at an auto parts store and get the car back home. You can purchase a new one, they relativly inexpensive. Check the control panel if the climate controls on the dashboard do not feel right. We look forward to seeing you around! This can cause overheating problems too.
Get some silicon spray lubricant or graphite powder lubricant and apply it to the power window tracks inside the doors to allow the windows to move with ease. If they are old, you might need to replace them You might have an air bubble in the cooling system. I am having problems with the ac. The car starts and runs, although bad, does the check engine light work, can you read codes? First disconnect the black negative cable and wait two minutes to disable the air bag. Your thermostat could be wrong for the car or may not be working properly. It sound like your car's heater core is either not getting enough coolant or it is paritially plugged somehow. Another common problem with older Pontiac Grand Prix vehicles is condensation or water droplets appearing inside the headlight or tail light assemblies.
We invite you to contribute, find help or just view some of our member's amazing cars! Replacing the battery is an easy job and a 5 pack of new batteries can be bought online for just a dollar or two. After 90,000 miles, it was time to finally replace the rear brake pads which generally last twice as long as the front brake pads. After removing the two 10mm sockets, you can easily access any of the bulbs in the headlight assembly. Replacing a burnt out third brake light bulb in a Pontiac Grand Prix is one of the easiest procedures and can help keep you from being rear ended by another vehicle. By the way, the onboard computer does not work at all, what is my problem? One of the most neglected areas of vehicle maintenance is the cooling system. Reported Problems Reported Problems These are problems reported by owners of 1997 through 1999 Grand Prixs, organized by general area where the problem occurs.
Preparing the surface is the most important part of this procedure. Good luck, let me know. If the temp is reading incorrectly, chances are it is defective. Driving on the highway in heavy traffic and long term exposure to the sun can cause your car's headlights to become pitted, hazy and yellowed. Worst case is that they may need to be replaced.
Drop the thermostat into the water and see what temperature it opens at, or if it opens at all. It has digital ac controls. All that is needed for this procedure is an assistant, some new brake fluid, and a few basic hand tools. Have you tested the effectiveness of your water and anti-freeze? Have you flushed and filled your cooling system lately? If you can hear the power steering pump whining or groaning when turning the wheel of your Pontiac Grand Prix, you may need to top off the power steering fluid. Had to take door panel off to trouble shoot fix.
If not, then there is a problem. No tools are necessary to replace a fog light bulb, but removing the assembly can make it an easier job. My car's power steering system must have developed a small leak since I've had to top off the fluid every 6 to 8 months. I suspect you have a 180 degree thermostat in your car. Near the end of a long drive on a hot South Florida summer day, my passenger noticed some water on the floorboard of the car. After about eight years of use, one of my fog light bulbs burst.
Remove the screws holding it into place. Please keep in mind that this page should not be taken to imply that the Grand Prix is a poor quality car. To replace the high beam, low beam or turn signal light bulbs in the headlight assembly of a 97-03 Grand Prix requires a 10mm socket or wrench. We are a community of Pontiac enthusiasts. Replacing one of the rear window motor and regulator assemblies is very similar to the procedure for the front driver or passenger door. My idler and tensioner pulleys didn't spin as easily as I would have liked, so I replaced them at the same time as the serpentine and supercharger belts.