Question about 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

1 Answer

Is the sequence of the push rod placement the same for a 3100 & 3400 engine on a 2001 Grand Am GT? When I place the rods according to the diagram that I received from you, The short rods don't reach all the way from top to bottom of the rocker arms even when tightened???

Posted by on

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.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 661 Answers

It isn't so much a sequence that you should be paying attention to. the short pushrods go on the intake side and the longer ones go on the exhaust side.

If you try to tell someone a sequence it is too easy for it to go all wrong with the head turned around. By simply identifying the correct valve for the different rods you can eliminate that potential problem.

good luck on the project.

Posted on May 16, 2010

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:

2 Answers

Were does a the push rods go on a 2003 pontiac astec


If you do not know where the push rods go. You should stop now and get a mechanic. The push rods are between the lifters and the rocker arms. They are internal parts of the engine.

Jan 09, 2016 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Is there anyway that i can fix bent push rods ?


There is no way to repair push rods. If they are bent they need to be replaced. However, the hundred-dollar question is "Why were they bent?" The only thing that will normally bend a push rod is if the pistons hit the valves and compressed and bent the rods. If the push rods are bent, you should go the extra distance to inspect the valves/pistons for damage as well.

Oct 07, 2015 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT

1 Answer

Changed intakemanifold gaskets for 3100 sfi motor now theres a lound knocking comeing from motor


On the 3.1L engine you have to remove the push rods to replace the intake manifold gasket. It is possible that you didn't tighten down one rocker arm, or you have it mis-aligned.

Jan 03, 2011 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

Order for push rods 2000 olds 3400 engine


WHEN ORDER PUSH RODS YOUR INTAKE PUSH RODS LENGH 5 3/4 INCHES , THE EXHAUST PUSH RODS LENGTH 6 INCHES. YOU NEED 8 INTAKE PUSH RODS YOU NEED 8 EXHAUST PUSH RODS. YOU CAN GO TO DEALERSHIP BUY OR AUTO PARTS STORES HAVE THEM.

Sep 10, 2010 | 1999 Oldsmobile Alero

1 Answer

Sequence for the push rods for the intake & exhaust on a 2001 Grand Am GT there are 3 long ones & 3 short ones, While replacing the intake manifold gaskets, I forgot where they go!!!!


The valves that are furthest from the intake, on the outside perimeter of the head, closest to the spark plugs are small diameter valves. These valves use the short rods. The valves that are [non-uniformly] on the interior of the head use the large diameter valves. These valves use the long push rods. This is not due to the diameter, but do to the proximity of the valve on the head with respect to the rod length required to push it. So, looking at a picture of the "front head," closest to the front of the car, from underneath will verify that diameters are small - large - large - small - large - small. Inspecting from above you should note the order of valves as outside - interior - interior - outside - interior - outside. And if you invert that same head to the "rear head" configuration (180o) it would become small - large - small - large - large - small (outside - interior - outside - interior - interior - outside).

4dbbc77.jpg
dcdb90d.jpg
The answer is this:
The rear head (2-4-6) will have push-rods in the following configuration:
short - long - short - long - long - short

The front head (1-3-5) will have push-rods in the following configuration:
short - long - long - short - long - short


May 16, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

2 Answers

1999 Grand Am 3400 V6 misfire. replaced plugs, wires, injectors,coils Pull heads to check valves, good compression misfire at idle and goes away above 2000 rpm any help or ideas appreciated


check crankshaft and camshaft sensors. If faulty they may cause misfires, poor fuel mileage, stalls, hard starts. Make sure the ignition coil is ok, including its powers circuit. hopefully this helps!!

Apr 09, 2010 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

1 Answer

Random/multiple cylinder misfire detected


when u bent the push rod u might have bent the valve in the head ,by puting the longer push rod where it didnt belong it kept the valve open when the piston came up and the force of the piston on the valve bent the push rod,you will have to remove the head,hope this helps

Sep 20, 2009 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

1 Answer

2003 Pontiac Grande Am Gt 3400 engine


you can pull the valve covers and inspect the rocker arms, but you may have a bad main or rod bearing. im leaning toward the main bearing being spun, at least.

Mar 11, 2009 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

2 Answers

I am changing intake gaskets and need the torque specs. for the rockers 2002 pontiac aztek 3400


89 inch pounds then 30 degrees. make sure the push rods get put back in same place they came out they are different lengths. If you ever do another one of these buy the tool for the rocker arms and you will not have to remove them or the rear valve cover. please rate

Dec 27, 2008 | 2002 Pontiac Aztek

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

Related Topics:

402 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74945 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7697 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...