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Heads up Display on 2002 Ponitac Grand Prix GT

Heads up display goes dim. At night I can see some flashesthen is comes back normal. This occurs every few days. Any suggestions? Also where can I find and instructions on how to remove the unit from the dsh for any suggested repiars/ troubleshooting

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SOURCE: Crank shaft Sensor

After replacement of crankshaft position sensor, the computer needs to have the crankshaft position system variation learn procdeure performed. That requires a factory scan tool. Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Removal Procedure


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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.Raise and support the vehicle. .
  2. Remove the crankshaft harmonic balancer. Disconnect the crankshaft position (CKP) sensor electrical connector.
  3. Remove the CKP sensor shield (1). DO NOT use a pry bar.
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  4. Remove the CKP sensor studs.
  5. Remove the CKP sensor.
Installation Procedure

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  1. Install the CKP sensor. Notice: Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.
  2. Install the CKP sensor studs. Tighten
    Tighten the studs to 30 N·m (22 lb ft).

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Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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SOURCE: 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix Thermostat

as you face the engine the thermostat bell is on the right (drivers side) Follow the radiatoe hose. Remove the two bolts and raise the bell still attatched to the hose. the thermostat is there with the rubber seal. You can gently pry the thermostat out with a screwdriver or something similar. Put in new thermostat be sure it is the same as the old one, and then replace or change the seal (be sure it is the smae size and thickness as the old one as I got the wrong size from Napa) Then replace the bell, and tighten, but not over tighten. I hope this helps!

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

I had the same problem my car. It started once in a while until the light would not go off. My husband looked at it and he said the wire on the antilock brake bearing hub corroded and came off. Maybe yours is starting to corrode. My husband said to tell you that there are two wires that come out of the back of the bearing hub. He soddered it together on mine and I hav not had a problem since.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Pontiac Grand Prix GT grinding and whining noise when turning...

If you have a warranty from your dealer, you paid for it, or whether it came with it, it doesn't matter, you MAKE them honor it. Take it back there, and MAKE THEM FIX IT! This shouldn't be your problem if you have a warranty. If they aren't honoring it, threaten them with the BBB or court. They will shape up.
I would say power steering pump.First check to make sure there is fluid in the reserve tank and at the proper level if not top it off and whine should stop.If level is correct then maybe try flushing with fresh fluid.
3.8L engine the power steering fluid was never toped/checked.. because it is a pain in the *** to get at (behind the hot as hell alternator), so it probably ran dry, top it up is probably all you have to do.. if the whining presists then you will have to try and bleed the air out by jacking it up, engine off, turn the wheel one side to the other about 25 times.. if that dont quiet it up then you will have to replace the power steering pump.


Power steering pump / fluid level is not hard to check - it is located below the alternator on the passenger side of the engine bay. You need a light to see it. You can get your hand down from the top of the engine to loosen and remove the cap/dipstick.
Here is a link that should help you.http://www.paulstravelpictures.com/GM-Pontiac-Grand-Prix-GTP-Power-Steering-Whine/index.html
Good luck and thank you for using Fixya

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