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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 -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina & Regal -> HEATER CORE, REPLACE -> CUTLASS SUPREME, GRAND PRIX & LUMINA -> REGAL
Vehicle: 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.1 V6 GAS

CUTLASS SUPREME, GRAND PRIX & LUMINA

  • Disconnect battery ground cable, then drain cooling system.
  • Rotate engine forward as follows:
    • Disconnect air cleaner resonator at upper tie bar.
    • Disconnect engine strut from engine.
    • Using a pry bar at the engine strut bracket, rotate engine and transaxle assembly forward.
    • Align slave hole in engine strut with engine bracket hole, then insert engine strut retaining bolt.
  • On all models, disconnect heater hoses from heater core.
  • Remove right and left lower instrument panel sound...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Caliper Service -> Disassemble -> Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1 V6 GAS

Replace
  • Remove approximately 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Using suitable C-clamp, push piston back into caliper bore, Fig. .
  • If caliper assembly is being removed for service, remove inlet fitting attaching bolt, copper washer, and inlet fitting from caliper housing. Plug opening in inlet fitting to prevent fluid loss and contamination. Do not crimp brake hose, as this may damage internal structure of hose. If only shoe and lining assemblies are to be replaced, do not disconnect brake line fitting fr...

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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 -> Aveo, GTO, G6, LaCrosse, Lucerne, Solstice, Vibe & 2004-06 Malibu & Malibu Maxx
Vehicle: 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT 1.8 L4 GAS

On Aveo, GTO, G6, LaCrosse, Lucerne, Solstic...

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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, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark position of shaft in relation to pinion flange for reassembly.
  • Remove straps securing universal joint to pinion flange, then disconnect shaft from flange. Tape bearing cups to universal joint to pre...

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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 3.8 V6 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
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove cooling fan assembly.
  • Remove serpentine drive belt.
  • Remove A/C compressor upper support brace.
  • Lay A/C compressor in fan opening.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect engine oil coo...

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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 -> 1998-2005 Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Venture & 2002-03 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the instrument panel compartment door.
  • Remove the door located at the rear of the instrument panel compartment.
  • Open the A/C and heater module access door, Fig. .
  • Remove the first cabin air filter through the A/C and heater module access...

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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 -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> Except Alero, Aurora, Intrigue, Toronado & 1992-98 Eighty-Eight & Ninety-Eight
Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.4 V6 GAS

When the engine oil life index has reached 10 or less, the Driver Information System display will indicate distance to oil change and sound a beep when ignition is turned on or to Accessory for the first time each day. When the engine oil life index has re...

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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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac Vibe AWD 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Remove left engine under cover.
  • Remove right engine under cover.
  • Remove front bumper assembly.
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain engine cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove battery.
  • Remove thermistor assembly.
  • Disconnect radiator reservoir tank hose from radiator assembly.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose from radiator assembly.
  • Disconnect lower radiator hose from radiator assembly.
  • Disconnect oil cooler hose.
  • Remove two bolts and two upper radiator supports.
  • Remove two support cushions from two upper radiator supports.
  • Disconnect hood lock assembly.
  • Separate water by-pass ho...

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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: 1991 Pontiac Firebird 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Lift tensioner upward and off drive belt...

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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
  • A/C Components Location   Diagram for 1989 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GASA/C Components Location Diagram for 1989 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Defrost Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • Outside Air Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • Mode Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • Slave Valve Vacuum Actuator
  • Connector C203
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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.

    1992 Pontiac Bonneville Ssei 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1992 Pontiac Bonneville Ssei 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Transaxle Position Switch
  • Turn Flasher
  • Light Control Module
  • Twilight Sentinel Control
  • 2000 Pontiac Sunfire  2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • LH Front Door Lock Switch
  • RH Front Door Lock Switch
  • Door Lock/Unlock Relay
  • Luggage Compartment Lid Release Solenoid
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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: NAVIGATION RADIO DIAGNOSTIC QUESTIONNAIRES FOR WARRANTY EXCHANGES THROUGH PQC PARTS RESTRICTION PROCESS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1988 Pontiac 6000 STE 3.1 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: HEADLAMP - NEW AIMING PROC/TOOL CORRECTION - S/M REV
    Vehicle: 1990 Pontiac Lemans LE Aerocoupe 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
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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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