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#424 of 473 Re: rpm surge during low speed and uphill driving [maximus7]
Oct 04, 2011 (5:22 pm)
hey there i have a 2000 grand am with the 3.4 v6. I was just wondering if you ever figured out what was causing the rpm surge going uphill at low rpms. Any help would be great thanks.
#425 of 473 Re: Car Issues [msfishnmagicin]
Oct 04, 2011 (5:24 pm)
I wonder if its your catalytic converter.
#426 of 473 Bad Transmission or what?
Oct 07, 2011 (5:46 am)
I have an 02 grand am gt and about a week ago when I would get on the highway, I would accelerate and when my RPMs got to 4k, my car would no longer accelerate as if brakes have been applied, but the RPMs would continue to barely increase. Two days ago, I was stopped at a light and when i went to give it gas it barely accelerated. I pushed the pedal in to give it more gas to accelerate at a quicker rate and the RPMs wouldnt even go past 2k. The petal would be in the floor and my engine wouldnt rev, RPMs wouldnt increase and i wouldnt accelerate. When i let off the gas and barely push in, it does fine. When its in park, i can rev the car all the way up to 4k RPM when the governor kicks in with no trouble. when i shift to D, it kicks somewhat. I can drive it around fine, but it is slow to accelerate and i dont give it much gas. Please I am in desperate need of some help as to what my issue may be. I would appreciate any advice.
#427 of 473 2000 pontiac grand am 3.4 rpm surges uphill
Oct 07, 2011 (6:13 am)
Hey Im having problems with my rpms surging uphill. I bounces about 3-500 rpm difference. My check engine light was on but turned off. I did have it checked when it was on. It came up as o2 sensor 1 on bank 1. It don't sound likely. Can anyone please help???? I recently serviced trans and new intake gasket and all fluids.
#428 of 473 Re: Bad Transmission or what? [hydrometeor]
Oct 09, 2011 (1:13 pm)
Sounds like fuel starvation. It takes a richer mixture to rev to 4000 rpm under load than when there is no load, like in Park. Check fuel filter.
Another possibility is one of your two ignition coils or ignition modules is bad. Have a mechanic check them if changing the fuel filter doesn't help.
#429 of 473 2004 Pontiac Grand AM camshaft position sensor location
Oct 14, 2011 (9:22 pm)
#430 of 473 2004 Pontiac Grand AM camshaft position sensor location
Oct 14, 2011 (9:25 pm)
Can you tell me please how to locate the camshaft position sensor on my Pontiac Grand AM with 3.6 v6 engine. I replaced the one on the engine up between the engine and trans. (fire wall side) But i am sure that was the crankshaft position sensor. Please help me locate the sensor. Thank you in advance. Have fun today.
#432 of 473 03 pontiac grand am
Oct 27, 2011 (6:31 pm)
I have an 03 pontiac grand am. Occasionally when I start the car, it takes a minute for the gauges to come on, and also the fan. Sometimes when I am driving the fan will turn off and I have to turn it off and turn it back on. Also, the Cruise light on the dash will come on and off at random times. Any ideas as to what it could be? I would really hate for it to be the computer because I cant afford to fix that. The car runs fine other than that, and is a great car, I just dont want the car to stop working on me while i'm driving with my toddler. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Nov 13, 2011 (5:52 pm)
I have a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT. It has roughly 142,000 miles on it. My question is: I have to replace the fuel pump on it. I was wondering what the best brand is to put in it. I really do not want to sink a lot of money into it. Any suggestions would be great! Thanks!