Question about 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix
Replaced plugs, wires, fuel filter and pcv. started and ran sluggish for about 1 minute and stalled now wont even crank over?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Is the security light on? If you have spark and fuel, it should run. Any codes? Could be bad crank sensor or cam sensor.
Posted on Mar 07, 2009
yep i seen it in happen .i was at a gas station a guy drove car to the gas station on empty.he fill his tank up .could not get it to crank .some cars you have to restart fuel pump when run out of gas. like chrysler.you use a scanner. but chervrolet you run low over heat damage the pump.it has to stay submerge gas to keep it cool. check fuel pump pressure.it should be 41 - 47 psi.
Posted on May 05, 2009
SOURCE: 1997 grand prix gtp car stalls
has to be corroded fuel pump resistor behind passenger head light under hood but Im sure by now you have done the research and found that out already 97 gtps had recalls because its in an easy spot to get corroded can buy a new kit for 40 bucks or so through gm or online
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
spark plug gaps are very critical on computerised cars!! [some wont even start!]
distributor module may be breeaking down as temp rises they fail!
otherwise do compression check as it may have valve problems
also check plug leads & injectors aswell as the fuel pump pressure [ could bestarving for fuel]
Posted on Jul 18, 2009
Is the electric fuel pump in the gas tank working ? turn the key to start positon and listen for a small humming noise you may have to have someone get under car to listen if it is humming then it`s working if not first check for a reset button possible in trunk be sure manual to find it if it has one and check fuse in fuse box if all is good there then it might be the fuel pressure regulator
Posted on Aug 28, 2009
Testimonial: "Thx for trying to help with my car problems. I should have mentioned that I already checked the fuel pump. Your ideas are good ones!"
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