Common questions

What kind of engine does a Pontiac Grand Am have?

What kind of engine does a Pontiac Grand Am have?

General Motors used the 3.4L engine on numerous popular vehicles, including the Pontiac Grand Am, Chevrolet Venture, Pontiac Montana, Chevy Malibu, Olds Silhouette, Oldsmobile Alero and the Buick Rendezvous, just to name a few. Unfortunately, the 3400 engine tends to leak from the lower intake manifold to the cylinder head gasket.

How do you replace an upper intake gasket?

Plug in the harness into the fuel injectors and coolant temperature sensor. Place new upper intake manifold gaskets into place. Put a new gasket on the EGR tube where it meets the upper intake manifold. Reinstall the upper intake manifold. Reinstall the EGR valve. Reinstall the map sensor and bracket.

What kind of gasket to use for air intake?

The original engineering design used a black nylon frame to position silicone gaskets, sealing the air intake passages and coolant passages to the cylinder head. The black nylon cracks and fails over time, allowing the silicone o-rings to shift and leaks to develop.

What makes the intake gasket crack on a Pontiac Grand Am?

The Pontiac Grand Am’s intake manifold gasket is another commonly replaced part. This component seals the intake manifold against the cylinder head, which stops the engine coolant from leaking out. There are many factors that can cause the gasket to crack, but some experts believe it’s because of GM’s signature coolant.

Are there any aftermarket parts for the Pontiac Grand Am?

Our extensive Pontiac Grand Am parts catalog contains aftermarket replacement and performance parts from the world’s most reliable brands. We make sure our wide selection of parts are tested for safety, durability, and fit because we care about delivering quality to our customers. Are you prepared to shop?

Where is the control arm on a Pontiac Grand Am?

Control Arm with Ball Joint Assembly, Front Lower Passenger… Control Arm with Ball Joint Assembly, Front Lower Driver Side… Control Arm, Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly, Tie Rod End, Sway… Control Arm with Ball Joint Assembly Front Lower, Passenger…

Can a power window break on a Pontiac Grand Am?

The Grand Am’s window regulator clips can break easily and can cause the power window to slip inside the door. This leaves drivers vulnerable to rain, snow, and other environmental hazards present outside of their vehicle.

My car is a 2004 Pontiac Grand AM with the 3.4 v6 engine/auto trans. It is throwing a po122 code which is throttle position sensor. I have changed that and still get the code.

What was the problem with my 2003 Pontiac Grand Am?

2003 Pontiac Grand Am.. I had the same issue, blinker going crazy when I pushed the blinker arm, until eventually the blinker light went out. Not the bulbs, got an entire new rear light box from a selvage yard and then installed. That was 2 years ago. Now, same problem.

Who is the owner of the Pontiac Grand Am?

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Ruth Doyle