Question about 1997 Pontiac Firebird

1 Answer

97 Firebird my 16 yr old drives, need help Please

The car has new transmission, engine, battery (as of yesterday) but last two days she drives it about 15 minutes and at a stop sign it dies, even slowing down to stop just dies. No lights, whistles, etc. Had a place check the alternator and it was fine.

I'm scared for her to drive this now...please any ideas?

Posted by on

  • Clem238 Jan 13, 2009

    It was my fuel pump, got new one, works like a charm, starts up first try and stays running !!!

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

Change the the electronic spark control module and the coil pack all three had the the same problem autozone for all 231.00

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

97 Dodge Ram Transfer case locked up would that also be reason truck wouldn't move and when in park it rolled


Transmission Failure of some sort

You never replace a transfer case,you repair yours

What your given with the tranfer is a junk yard unit

If your going to put more money into a 16 year old
& badly rusted dodge & they all rust terribly underneath,
then install Jasper Engine & Trans units

Time to part with it,too old,too rusty,& no reason to have
spent what you did

I bought a 1992 dakota new & only did the water pump in over
18 years,then donated to the veterans & took $500 tax credit

Feb 01, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What cause that pontiac firebird start but the engine in minutes shutdown




Hello


The Engine and Automatic Transmission (not applicable to manual transmissions) in this vehicles drive train are fully electronically controlled by a computer called the PCM and TCM (Power Train Control Module, Transmission Control Module). When a problem like this or other drive-ability related problems occurs the computer stores a record of the problem (there are of course some exceptions to this, like the fuel pump, engine coolant temperature sensor and MAF sensor for instance) in the form of a fault code in its memory, to read these fault codes you must have the systems memory scanned with a special tool. Once the fault code(s) are read you then must perform the appropriate diagnostic testing to find and resolve the problem(s) DO NOT REPLACE ANY PARTS UNTIL A TRAINED TECHNICAIN HAS DIAGNOSED THE PROBLEM TO AVOID SPENDING YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY ON PARTS THAT MAY NOT CORRECT THE PROBLEM. Also always check fuel pressure for correct spec for your make and engine type.




Oct 01, 2012 | 1994 Pontiac Firebird

1 Answer

Transmission problem with 97 camry


The 97 has an allen head(14mm?) drain plug on the pan. Drain the fluid and
exaimine it in a clear container. Good transmission fluid smells like new ATF and is usually red. If yours is dark and smells burnt AND/OR HAS DEBRIS IN IT which I think is likely, you will need a new ******.

Dec 20, 2011 | 1997 Toyota Camry

1 Answer

85 Firebird is slow at takeoff. Pressing accelerator increases RPMs but car does not speed up. RPMs almost to 3000 before shift. Will move through all gears but does so slowly. Car has not been run...


hi this sounds more like it is either low on transmission oil or your torque converter might be damaged in some way, the reason why i think its the transmission is the revving of the car, normally if it was something to do with the engine/motor it would give you less rpm rather than more, so i would start looking at the transmission rather than the engine/motor...hope this helps..ps, just a hint as some people do not do this, but to check your transmission fluid is up to the correct level, make sure the car is on idle, this will give you a true reading as to how much transmission oil is needed...

Jun 19, 2010 | 1985 Pontiac Firebird

1 Answer

My battery light started to come on in my 2003 bmw 325xi. i had a new altanator put in twice in the last 45 day as well as a new battery. the problem keeps coming back. eventually my dash lights up and...


if the battery was disconnected , the computer might need to be reprogrammed from a authorized mechanic ..This process take 8 to 16 hours... BMW changed my battery in my 545i & didn't program my computer. The transmission was shifting wrong & they said I needed a new transmission ... I took it to a different mechanic & found out the computer needed to be programed .

May 09, 2010 | BMW 325 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Overdrive off light has come on twice in last 2 weeks, but goes out within a couple of miles. there is a loss of power during this time. yesterday i couldn't get out of 1st gear. thought the tranny was...


You have a problem for sure. As your Toyota is 16 years old and probably high mileage, you can try having the transmission fluid and filter changed to see if that solves the problem. If it does not, then your only recourse is to seek professional help.

Aug 01, 2009 | 1993 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

Battery light and beyond?


how many miles did you drive, before finally getting home ? . Was it at night with heater on ? If the battery light was on at that time, you pulled ALL of the power out of your new battery. Need to recharge the battery, and most likely need an alternator. Hope this helps

Apr 11, 2009 | 1991 Honda Accord

1 Answer

New battery, alternator checks out fine...car still dies


Well i would take it to a shop and have them check the alternator when its in the van running under load.

Jan 08, 2009 | 1984 Toyota Camry

2 Answers

1998 Pontiac Firebird no acceleration


i would look at ur transmission shift solenoid

Jun 16, 2008 | 2001 Pontiac Firebird

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Pontiac Firebird Logo

Related Topics:

143 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

63242 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21981 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Pontiac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...