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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+

Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Reverse disarming procedures to arm the Supplemental Restraint System, noting the following:

  • Ensure all disconnected SRS electrical connectors are securely connected and routed.
  • Install all removed fuses in proper locations.
  • From a safe position at sides of or below air bag module, Turn ignition switch to ON position and observe Air Bag or SRS warning lamp.
  • On all models except Prizm and 1990 Corvette, warning lamp should flash seven to nine times, then go off.
  • On Prizm models, warning lamp should light for six seconds,...

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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 -> Types 1 & 2 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake Adjustment -> Service Brake Adjustment -> Type 1 -> Types 2
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

These brakes have self-adjusting shoe mechanisms that ensure correct lining-to-drum clearances at all times. The automatic adjusters operate only when the brakes are applied as the car is moving rearward.

An initial adjustment is necessary after the brake shoes have been relined or replaced, or when the length of the adjusting screw has been changed during service operations.

Frequent usage of an automatic transmission forward range to halt reverse vehicle motion may prevent the automatic adjusters from functioning, thereby inducing low pedal heights. Should low pedal heights be encou...

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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 -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2000 Pontiac Grand AM 3.4 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+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Raise and suitably support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire.
  • Remove stabilizer shaft link.
  • Remove front wheel drive shaft nut. Insert a drift or a flat-bladed tool into caliper and rotor to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Disconnect outer tie rod assembly from steering knuckle.
  • Separate ball joint from steering knuckle. Do not attempt to move vehicle with drive axle(s) removed from wheel bearing. Wheel(s) could fall off, dropping vehicle to ground and causing personal injury or damage to vehicle.
  • Separate front wheel drive axle from front wheel drive shaft bearing using a suitable pu...

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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+.

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor
Vehicle: 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8 V6 GAS

Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor

Removal
  • Loosen the lug nuts.
  • Raise and support vehicle with jack stands, then remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  • Prior to dismounting the tire from the wheel, note the following precautions:
    • Position the bead breaking fixture 90° from the valve stem when separating the tire bead from the wheel.
    • Place the mounting and dismounting head so that the tire iron or pry bar can be inserted slightly clockwise of the sensor body when prying the tire bead up and over the head.
    • Rotate the tire and wheel assembly clockwise using the tire changer when transferri...

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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+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix Mclaren 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove throttle body air inlet duct, then apply parking brake.
  • Place transaxle in neutral gear position.
  • Remove engine mount strut bolts and position mount aside.
  • Install suitable engine ...

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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 -> 2004-08 Grand Prix, 2005-09 LaCrosse & 2006-07 Monte Carlo & 2006-09 Impala
Vehicle: 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP 5.3 V8 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 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.

  • Place the windshield wipers in the up position by turning the ignition switch Off when the wipers reach the desired position.
  • Open the hood.
  • Lift the righthand side of the rear hood seal from the flange in the area of the righthand air inlet grill...

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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 -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 L4 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns on during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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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: 1991 Pontiac Grand AM 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner assembly including mounting stud and air cleaner duct.
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Disconnect engine strut brace bolts from upper mounting panel and rotate struts and braces rearward. To prevent shearing of rubber bushings, loosen bolts on engine struts before swinging struts.
  • Disconnect electrical connection from fans.
  • Remove fan attachi...

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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: 1995 Pontiac Grand AM GT 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Rotate serpentine belt tensioner counterclockwise using a tight fitting 13mm w...

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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+.

LH Front Of Dash Diagram for 1991 Pontiac Sunbird SE 3.1 V6 GASLH Front Of Dash Diagram for 1991 Pontiac Sunbird SE 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Blower Relay
  • Battery Junction Block
  • Fuel Pump In-Line Fuse
  • Roof Headliner Diagram for 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix  3.8 V6 GASRoof Headliner Diagram for 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Reading Lamp
  • Courtesy Lamp
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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.

    2001 Pontiac Grand AM  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Pontiac Grand AM 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Trip Odometer Reset Switch
  • Speedometer
  • Tachometer
  • 1998 Pontiac Grand AM SE 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Pontiac Grand AM SE 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Air Bag
  • Radio
  • Horn
  • Interior Lamps
  • Power Window
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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: MINIMIZING DAMAGE TO TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR (TPM) SENSORS DURING TIRE MOUNTING/DISMOUNTING
    Vehicle: 1985 Pontiac Acadian 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION / TRANSAXLE TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 Pontiac Torrent 3.4 V6 GAS

    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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