Question about 2001 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

Coolant temperature sensor on 2001 pontiac grand am

Car won't start cranks but doesn't start

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 602 Answers

This car is 14 years old. If the timing belt has not been changed that is the most likely problem.

Posted on Apr 24, 2015

Testimonial: "That isn't the problem could it be the key lock cylinder?"

Ad

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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2000 grand prix, temperature won go from ac to heat, stuck on ac.


Pontiac Grand Prix Climate Control/AC - Car Forums at Edmunds.com

forums.edmunds.com > Pontiac > Pontiac Grand Prix
Dec 29, 2007 - 30 posts - ‎20 authors Hi Joe, I had the same problem with no heat on my 2000 grand prix. .... motor and the exterior temperature sensor have both been replaced ... Pontiac Grand Prix Electrical/Lighting
30 posts
Aug 3, 2009
Pontiac Grand Prix Heater blower relay switch
30 posts
May 13, 2009
Pontiac Grand Prix Starting / Stalling Issues
30 posts
Feb 9, 2008
More results from forums.edmunds.com

Fixing AC Temperature Control on my 2002 Pontiac Grand ...

? 9:58
www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BOdhWMdxXc

Jul 13, 2014 - Uploaded by Turbo231
Fixing AC Temperature Control on my 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix... How To Install Replace AC Heater ...

Oct 15, 2015 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

1 Answer

Can engine coolant temperature sensor stop car from starting


It can cause an idle problem, but I don't know abt stopping the start completely.
Hope this helps.

Apr 07, 2015 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

2 Answers

Car won't start


If you have checked fuel pressure with a gauge and the pressure is normal, are you getting spark to the plugs ?

Apr 30, 2013 | 1997 Pontiac Bonneville

1 Answer

Car won't stay running after sits overnight and runs good after you do get it started


In the morning, turn key to on position for 5 seconds. Do not crank.Then turn off for 5 seconds. Repeat this about 5 times. Then try to start. If engine starts right up, the fuel pump check valve is bad. Meaning all fuel in fuel line is returning to the tank when car sits overnight. The only fix is to replace fuel pump. If that doesn't work, replace coolant temp. sensor for the computer. About a 12.00 part.

Feb 05, 2012 | 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

My 97 gran prix overheated and shut itself. And now won't start. The Atifrz leaked out and engine overheated.


sometimes when an engine gets hot enough it will stop running due to the metal expansion when it is hot.if it cools off it will probably start but don`t run it very long especially without coolant.the thermostat may have seized in the closed position this sometimes happens as when the car is running the temperature flucuates the stat will close and open all the time(won`t close completely).another problem could be a bad head gasket that allowed coolant into the combustion chamber enough that the motor went into what is called hydraulic lock,coolant has filled the combustion chamber enough that the piston won`t move through out its normal travel.i would try changing the thermostat first refill cooling system and let run until the cooling fans have cycled on and off.if it doesn`t overheat and it cranks over when you try to start it then the stat is more than likely the problem.

Apr 08, 2011 | 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

2003 Pontiac 3.6 litre revs on startup (sometimes) in mild weather. When I shut it off and re-start, the problem is solved. Could this be a faulty coolant temperature sensor?


If the coolant temperature sensor was faulty, the car would show an erroneous temperature on the gauge or run poorly under more circumstances. I don't think the cts is bad.

Feb 01, 2011 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

1 Answer

Car runs hot. Its 2005 grand prix


Start by flushing your coolant system, then refill with a quality coolant.
Run up to temperature and check again for level (when cool again)

Check that the radiator is getting really hot quite suddenly when running from cold, as this is the best way of checking thermostat operation.
When over a set temperature (check your manual) the fan should come on.
If it never does - troubleshoot the fan (temperature switch or sensor first, then fan on direct feed to see if it powers up ok)

Feb 07, 2010 | 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

2 Answers

Engine coolant temperature is lower than thermostat


This happens when the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) does not reach 75°C (167°F) despite sufficient engine warm-up time.

This happens usually when the thermostat/temperature sensor is faulty, and is bad for emissions and fuel consumption.

The repair cost may vary, even if themperature sensor is not an expensive part, after replacing the sensor there is need to reset the ECU (car computer module).

Nov 23, 2008 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Pontiac Grand Am Logo

66 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76070 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8266 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...