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How do I find out if my 2000 pontiac grand prix has a variable assist steering I bought a power steering hose w/o variable assist it's doesn't fit want to make sure I buy the right one?

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SOURCE: diagram on a pontiac grand prix

Ignition Switch GM Century/Lumina/Grand Prix/Intrigue 1997-2000 The vehicles covered by this guide use one of two types of ignition switches:

  • A mechanical key and lock cylinder built into the steering column, that works a pull rod to actuate the separate electrical portion of the ignition switch mounted further down the steering column. For more information and replacement procedures on this type of switch, please see .
  • An instrument panel-mounted ignition switch is also used on some W-Body vehicles. To service this switch, the radio, heater & A/C control panel and the instrument cluster must be removed. All of these procedures are found elsewhere in this section.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Instrument Panel-Mounted Ignition Switch
WARNING You must perform the Body Control Module (BCM) theft deterrent relearn procedure after replacement of the ignition lock cylinder. Failure to perform this relearn procedure means the BCM will not function properly. This means the vehicle will not be theft protected by the Passlock system and the engine may not crank or start. GM recommends that this procedure be performed with their Tech 2® or equivalent scan tool. An alternate relearn procedure is given at the end of this procedure.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the radio assembly following the procedures found in this section.
  3. Remove the heater & A/C control head assembly following the procedures found in this section.
  4. Remove the instrument cluster assembly following the procedures found in this section.
  5. Detach the electrical connectors from the ignition switch.
  6. Insert the key and turn the ignition switch lock cylinder to the ACC position.
  7. Depress the transaxle park/lock cable retainer to release, then pull to remove the cable from the ignition switch.
NOTE You must perform the Body Control Module theft deterrent relearn procedure after replacement of the ignition lock cylinder.
  1. If it is necessary to remove the ignition lock cylinder from the ignition switch (theft damage, etc.), use the following procedure:
    1. Insert the key and turn the ignition switch lock cylinder to the ON position.
    2. Using a small flat-bladed tool, depress and hold the lock cylinder retaining tab.
    3. Using the key as an aid, pull to remove the ignition switch lock cylinder from the switch.
    4. Remove the key from the lock cylinder.
    5. Carefully pull to release the ignition switch bezel from the ignition switch lock cylinder.
  2. Remove the ignition switch bracket bolts and remove the ignition switch through the instrument panel cluster opening.
  3. Remove the bolts retaining the ignition switch to the bracket and remove the bracket.
0900c15280090fea.jpgRemoving an instrument panel-mounted ignition switch assembly—1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue shown, others similar To install:
  1. Install the ignition switch to its bracket and install the bolts. Install the ignition switch into position through the instrument panel cluster opening and install the bracket retaining bolts.
  2. If removed, install the ignition switch lock cylinder to the ignition switch using the following procedure:
    1. Recode the lock cylinder, if necessary.
    2. Align the ignition switch bezel to the tabs on the ignition switch lock cylinder and carefully press to secure in place.
    3. Insert the key and turn the ignition switch lock cylinder to the ON position.
    4. Align the ignition switch lock cylinder to the ignition switch, then press into place.
  3. Turn the key to the ACC position. Align and press into place the transaxle park/lock cable to the ignition switch. Remove the key from the switch.
  4. Attach the electrical connectors to the ignition switch.
  5. Install the instrument cluster using the procedures found in this section.
  6. Install the heater & A/C control panel using the procedures found in this section.
  7. Install the radio assembly using the procedures found in this section.
  8. Connect the negative battery cable.
  9. If the lock cylinder was removed, perform the BCM Programming/RPO Configuration procedure.
THEFT DETERENT RE-LEARN—WITHOUT TECH 1®SCAN TOOL
This procedure takes approximately 30 minutes. Make sure the battery is fully charged before proceeding.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
  2. Turn the ignition switch all the way from the OFF to the START position, then leave it in the ON position. The engine will not crank.
  3. The SECURITY light should come on and stay on for at lease ten minutes.
  4. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position for five seconds.
  5. Repeat Steps 2, 3 and 4 again for a second time.
  6. Repeat Steps 2, 3 and 4 again for a third time.
  7. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
  8. Turn the ignition switch all the way to the START position. The engine should now start.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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SOURCE: I need a wiring diagram for my 2000 pontiac grand prix

I own a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP and may be able to help you out if you let me know what specifically you are looking for.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 pontiac grand prix gtp power steering

I had this exact car and I had all the same problems your talking about, The pump although I can't tell you for sure is on the left side of the engine as your looking at it. If it is whining it is because it is low on fluid, also when topping it off fill it to the full mark while it is running. If it is foamy turn the steering wheel all the way left and all the right a few time to help get rid of the air. You may have to let it sit a while to let the bubble escape, check and do this again, it could be a bad pump also. The overheating problem I had with mine was a bad temp sensor for the computer. It has two temp guages and the computer uses on to activate the fan as needed. I also had another problem with mine, on the front of the intake is a small plastic elbow for a heater hose and this goes bad. Had to replace mine. Wasn't hard, and the part was cheap. Hope this helps you!

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 pontiac grand prix se ecm location

located in air box beather box for intake.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: where do i add power steering fluid?

The resevoir is mounted directly on the pump, which is directly below the alternator. You can see it if you look closely below the alternator. You will see the resevoir cap, it is a little tight to get to, and to fill it you will probably need a funnel.

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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