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Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove power ste
ering pump. Remove camshaft position sensor mountin
g
bolt and remove camshaft position sensor. To instal
l, reverse removal procedure. Tighten camshaft posi
tion
sensor bolt to specification.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Dec 03, 2019


Manufacturers recommend a particular grade of motor oil for the engine to ensure best operation and fuel economy. That said, yes, you can use other grades....but be advised that they must match the codes (such as SF-CC). 10W-40 is used by many drivers in warmer weather when they are driving long distances and subjecting the engine to highers temperatures and stress. I wouldn't recommend it be used in very cold weather as it will not provide as good a start-up lubrication as the 5W-30.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Nov 20, 2019


you dont --thats the movies --if lost keys have a dealer or authorized locksmith cut a key using vin

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Aug 20, 2019


you have an engine miss, any time the check engine light starts flashing the engine is missing, should be an easy fix sounds like either a bad spark plug or a bad plug wire if you have the codes checked there should be a code telling you what cylinder is missing, but if i were you i would tune up the engine all new plugs and wires and filters......GOOD LUCK

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Apr 18, 2019


SPARK PLUG GAP IS 0.050

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Sep 19, 2018


The fuel pump is in the fuel tank.Sit in the car.....turn on the ignition switch to run.....listen very closely to the rear of the car...or have someone kneel down by the back wheel.....you should hear a "prime cycle"......the pump running for 2 or 3 seconds if the key was off for 15 seconds before trying this.If you hear silence you most likely need a fuel pump.Before pulling the tank down....check for power on the gray wire at the fuel tank connector just ahead of the rear axle under the car.Check for power with a test light that will last for 2 to 3 seconds as you turn on the key to run.Power means you really most likely need a pump.No power means you may need a fuse or a fuel pump relay.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Sep 18, 2018


take a bar of lava soap and BE CAREFUL use it to clean the belt and pulley groves THIS IS MAJOR DANGEROUS the cars motor must be running touch the inside of the belt for about 10 seconds with the bar of lave pumas soap .OR I WOULD PREFER you bring it to a shop and ask them if they will do the bar of lava soap trick to your surp belt.. bring your own bar let em keep it ... the groves in the pulleys get built up with rubber and will make your belt squeal . the lava soap in most cases will clean the groves .. cool huh.. did i help please leave feedback.. jay

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on May 30, 2018


The best way to tell is hook it up to a fuel pressure gauge and see if it has the specified pressure for your vehicle.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Jan 01, 2018


get the vehicle scanned at a repair shop. address the codes if there are any present. start there.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Dec 30, 2017


To check this kind of problem, first you have to know who is blocking you from getting start. Like your safety switch need to be adjust and verify with a scanner that can read the safety switch on and off state. Need more info to carry on with your problem. Good luck and don't listen anything from others before you have to proof each thing you do

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Dec 19, 2017


I suggest to go to the dealer to have a new key cut from code. Old one is probably worn out and no good to make a copy with.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Nov 09, 2017


Ignition misfire , spark plug's , spark plug wire's !

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Nov 05, 2017


Hello Anonymous.

Not to difficult a job to do.

You can find a step by step repair guide on Autozone's web site.


http://www.autozone.com/repairinfo/repairguide/repairGuideContent.jsp?pageId=0996b43f8036e843

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Sep 03, 2017


could be a bad power steering pressure sensor . This sensor inputs a signal to the PCM - engine computer when low speed an higher load on the engine ,such as turning , in return the PCM is suppose to raise the idle so it won't stall .

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Sep 01, 2017


The Evaporative Emission Sensor won't stop the engine from running and will show an error if the engine will not run.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Jul 30, 2017


Chimes are generated by the radio. Unplugging the radio and then plugging it in can activate the security feature in the radio and is very unwise. You can try resetting it by disconnecting the negative battery wire, then plugging the radio in and reconnecting the battery wire. If that doesn't work, check with a dealer to see if they can reset it, but if the radio has been damaged by what you are doing, you may have to replace it.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Jul 14, 2017


DexCool coolant has a tendency to sludge when it's old and exposed to air. Get a complete cooling system flush.

2001 Pontiac... | Answered on Jul 11, 2017

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