Question about 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix

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No spark no gas

Was driving car tank went crazy sputtered a couple of times wouldn't start checked for spark and gas neather replaced crank sensor still no go

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  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    is there a gas shut off switch on the 1997 Grand prix> If so where is it located?

    Peg Frankfort, NY

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2008

    wont start ,dies act like it is not getting gas

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Car wont start no spark i replaced the coils, had the ignition module checked and thats ok replaced plugs and wires. still no spark . is the only thing left to do is replace the crankshaft sensor. and if that dosent do it, its got to be the wire. (right)

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

Check the main body ground and see if you are getting power to the fuel pump, if you do ECM is suspected since you have neither spark nor fuel

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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Did your check the ignition coil? These tend to go quite suddenly.

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