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Pontiac CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Pontiac REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark -> ACCUMULATOR, REPLACE
Vehicle: 1992 Pontiac Grand AM GT 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Recover refrigerant from A/C system.
  • Mark, disconnect and cap both lines from accumula...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Type 1 -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2000 Pontiac Sunfire 2.4 L4 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure.

  • Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.
  • Wear a suitable respirator approved for asbestos dust use during all repair proced...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Skyhawk (1982-89), Cimarron, Beretta, Cavalier, Corsica, Firenza & 2000, Sunbird & Sunfire
Vehicle: 1991 Pontiac Sunbird SE 3.1 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac Torrent 3.4 V6 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittent Connections -> Poor Connections -> Scan Tool Data Definitions
Vehicle: 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP 5.3 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Scan Tool Data Definitions

Refer to Fig. for scan tool data definitions.

Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Intermittent & Poor Connections

Intermittent Connections

Most intermittent connections are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

  • Wiring broken inside insulation.
  • Poor connection between male and fema...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1998 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS

This vehicle was designed for starter mounting without shims. If single or double shims have been added to correct a noise or engagement problem, they should be reinstalled in their original positions to ensure proper pinion to flywheel assembly engagement.

Removal

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove left catalytic converter.
  • Remove starter motor attaching bolts and lower starter motor assembly, Fig. .
  • Disconnect electrical connectors from starter motor assembly, then remove starter motor assembly.

Insta...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2005-07 Montana SV6, Relay, Terraza & 2005-08 Uplander
Vehicle: 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.5 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment door.
  • Remove the rear inside instrument panel compartment door.
  • Open the cabin filter access door, Fig. .
  • Remove the righthand cabin ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Active Handling System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 V6 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1996 Pontiac Grand AM GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at water inlet pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from water inlet pipe.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ins...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Remove coolant reservoir.
  • Rotate tensioner clockwise with a 15mm wrench ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Lower Front Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Trans Sport  3.4 V6 GASLower Front Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Knock Sensor
  • Engine Oil Pressure Indicator Switch
  • Connector C-111
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor Connector
  • Fusible Link A
  • Theft Deterrent Components Diagram for 2008 Pontiac Vibe  1.8 L4 GASTheft Deterrent Components Diagram for 2008 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Cut Relay
  • Ignition Switch
  • Horn
  • Security Indicator
  • Headlamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1995 Pontiac Firebird  3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) Solenoid
  • Brake Switch Assembly
  • Brake Transmission Shift Interlock Switch
  • 1997 Pontiac Trans Sport  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • RF Door Speaker
  • LF Door Speaker
  • Radio Rear Seat Audio Control
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR EMISSION-RELATED REPROGRAMMING EVENTS (PCM, ECM AND TCM) - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac G8 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: THM 440-T4 - STARTS OUT IN 2ND NOT 1ST - DIAG/REPAIR
    Vehicle: 1986 Pontiac 6000 STE 2.8 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Driveability
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Pontiac AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Pontiac cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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