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My 97 Grand Am is running rough....sputtering badley at slow speeds and between 45-60 MPh. Does fine @ 70? Plus the oil dipstick smells like gas....any help would be appreciated. I recently replaced the Rackin pinion on the car and had it on jack stands for two weeks during the repair due to a faughlty part...the car ran fine before that but since then I have been having said sputtering problems

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SOURCE: 1.6 Automatic Jumps When Accelerating From Rest - GB Oil Prob?

your transmission is gone... i had the same problem.. be carfull you may loose first gear.... check your fluid level.. that might cause it... to do that you have to worm up the tranny then there is a square head bolt on bottom side off passenger side... leave car running. pull the bolt and keep an oil pan underneath... that happened to me. i left it for to long and ended up blowing the tranny. i got a rebuild and i was told i had too much fluid. i hope that helps..

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Grand am smells like gas inside the car

I would definatly recheck the regulator to make certain you do not have any leaks.
But to be clear, you are smelling gas and not exhaust?
Also, is you cowl seal in good shape, not missing or damaged in any way?
Let me know.
Regards,

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 97 gtp turns over wont start..fuel pump runs enermidintly

yep i seen it in happen .i was at a gas station a guy drove car to the gas station on empty.he fill his tank up .could not get it to crank .some cars you have to restart fuel pump when run out of gas. like chrysler.you use a scanner. but chervrolet you run low over heat damage the pump.it has to stay submerge gas to keep it cool. check fuel pump pressure.it should be 41 - 47 psi.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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If you replaced the fuel pump then there is a possibility that during the job then some debris from the tank and/or filter got loose somewhere into the fuel system and is in your lines. It could even be a very tiny speck of gasket material, old or new.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Transmission slips or stutters going into high gear

check / change the tranny filter to start and check for clutch debrise' in the fuild along with metal shavings

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

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