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2004 Pontiac Grand Am Gauge Lighting Has Dim Spot

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Question From msaz87 on 2004 Pontiac Grand Am Gauge Lighting Has Dim Spot

Hey all,

Year: 2004
Make: Pontiac
Model: Grand Am, 4D
Mileage: 102k

Had a quick question about my Grand Am's gauge lighting... recently I noticed a small spot above the tachometer was dimmer than the rest of the gauges. See the photo below to see what I mean. Has anyone had this happen -- is this a bulb issue or a fuse issue or something?

Thanks for the help!


Response From Mr.scotty

That could just be a burned out bulb.
The cluster in this looks just like my buddys sunfire gt and his has alot of bulbs in the cluster.

Response From msaz87


That could just be a burned out bulb.
The cluster in this looks just like my buddys sunfire gt and his has alot of bulbs in the cluster.

Was it difficult to get back to the cluster? I'm not great with this stuff, so I'm hoping it doesn't call for me to take apart the entire dash just to get to those bulbs.

Thanks for the help!

Response From Mr.scotty Top Rated Answer

The cluster would probably have to be removed to get to them.

I'm not going to say if it's easy or not cause the sunfire I'm talking about is a 98.

Buy a repair manual is all i can say, or take it some place and them do it.

1990 3.4 pontiac broke timing belt no timing marks. how do I set cams(4)?

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Question From partschanger123 on 1990 3.4 pontiac broke timing belt no timing marks. how do I set cams(4)?

I have replaced timing belt ,am not sure of timing, it won`t start. I have done compression test it is okay, Has good fuel pressure,and spark. Any ideas?

Response From Mr.scotty Top Rated Answer

You already answered you own question.
The timing is off.
Get a repair manual for the book or search around and see if you can find a pic of the timing marks.
Don't keep trying to start the engine untill you know it's back in time.

Response From partschanger123

Thanks for the reply, I have the book , it shows the timing marks, and says if there are no marks to put them on myself. Sense the belt was already broken and out of time I am unable to do that. I also went to parts-house to buy new belt sprockets or at least see where the marks are supposed to be, it seems to be a dealer item so that may be my next thing to do unless someone can tell me how to line them up without marks. I am also concerned there may already be damage sense the engine was running when it broke.

Response From Hammer Time

You have bitten off more than you can chew on this one. This engine requires a special set of tools and some in depth understanding of the engine to be able to set the timing. Not only does is not use timing marks but the banks time at opposing crankshaft rotations.

http://www.sjdiscounttools.com/otc6045.html

Response From Mr.scotty

Now if his belt didn't break and he was just replacing the belt and he locked the cam gears and didn't touch the crank gear everything would have stayed in time rite?
This is why i won't let a timing belt go over 70,000 miles cause it's much easier to replace a belt thats not broke.
And anytime i buy a car (used) i replace the belt unless i have proof of when someone last did it.

Response From Hammer Time

No, that is not how this car is timed.

Response From Mr.scotty

I wonder why GM made it without any timing marks?
That's not there best Idea.

Response From Hammer Time

Scotty, this is getting old. You have no idea about how this engine works and you are just muddying up someone else's question so if you want to sit back and read, fine but stop hijacking other peoples questions.

This engine is set up this way for a reason. As I already stated, the banks are not timed simultaneously. The cam gears have no keyways and can be installed at any position. I'm not even sure how he got this engine at all since it wasn't used in any 1990 Pontiacs. It was used in 91 to 96 Grand Prixs

Response From partschanger123


Thanks for the info The 1990 was a typo, it is a 91. One of the idler pulley bearings went and caused the belt to break, I normally change it every 80,000 miles. There is no key-way or timing marks. I may need to buy a better book, such as a Hiel. I guess I`m asking to much for a forum.

Response From Hammer Time

You can't do it without the tools.

Response From partschanger123

Thanks for the reply, the book I have tells me the tools I will need. They don`t appear to be anything that I can`t substitute what I have for. They just don`t tell me exactly what I need to do with them.

Response From Hammer Time

Response From Mr.scotty

Ok, I stop making the place a mess with my 4 post. lol

Thanks for replying though, i learned something!

Montana SV6: Oil pan, Transaxle / transmission fluid, Steering and Repair Manual

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Question From Devyn on Montana SV6: Oil pan, Transaxle / transmission fluid, Steering and Repair Manual

Hi,

2007
Pontiac
Montana SV6
3.9
47,500

I've had a look underneath and I've a few questions with regards to this car from the experts.

First I would like to get a good repair manual for this vehicle. Where could I find one? Haynes doesn't look to have anything for the Montana SV6 sold in Canada from 2006 onwards. Searching online for any place that I could buy such a manual from came up empty strangely enough. I would expect with this many of them on the road, there aught to be some manual for them. Would appreciate your help here.

Secondly, when I turn the wheel hard to the left or right, I heard a brief but loud high pitched sound. Sounds like a belt slipping on one of the wheels but is very brief. Where could this be coming from or what could be the issue? I've checked the power steering fluid. The fluid reaches mid way on the crossed section of the dipstick so doesn't appear to be the culprit.

Looking around for the oil pan bolt, I saw one on what looked like an aluminum pan underneath the car. However, this bolt doesn't look like it's been touched for a while and I've already took this car through plenty of oil changes. I'm used to VW vehicles so would like to be sure that the one I'm looking at is actually the oil pan bolt or the transaxle/transmission fluid pan bolt as I'll eventually need to change both.

Dev..

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1998 Pontiac Sunfire GT overheating

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Question From Oshawaguy20 on 1998 Pontiac Sunfire GT overheating

Hey, I have a 1998 pontiac sunfire GT 2.4L.

Currently the car will let me drive it for about 20 mins and then the temp gauge begins to rise.. it gets about 6/8th of the way up on the gauge (still technically in a safe zone) and my coolent starts leaking out of the overflow.
The rad fan was not functioning, so I went and replaced the entire rad fan, and it works fine.. But the car is still overheating and the coolent gets so hot, that it starts to boil and leak out of the overflow.. What should I do? I think it could possibly be the water pump, but there is no grinding or whining noise that would indicate the pump dying out.. I'm at a loss and not sure what to do.. PLease help!

Response From Hammer Time

You could still have air in the system from previous overheating or you could have more serious problems with a head gasket for the same reason.

Response From Oshawaguy20

I dont think it is the head gasket, due to the fact that I am not spewing out any white smoke ( or any smoke) out the tail pipe. The water pump seems to be okay as well, I cant hear any grinding or whining noises coming from the engine that would indicate this. I think my next step is to install a new thermostat. WOuld anyone have the process on how to change a thermostat in a 2.4L engine? and if so can you please post how to do it? Thanks alot, hope to see a response by morning so I can do it before I work.

Response From Hammer Time

You seem to think you have it all figured out so good luck with that.

Response From Oshawaguy20

Oh, I'm sorry.. I seem to have thought that this forum was supposed to provide assistance with technical car issues, not sarcastic responses to what I 'think' may be wrong. I was simply asking for an opinion, and possible solutions based on what was going on with my car. Thanks.

Response From Hammer Time

I seem to have thought that this forum was supposed to provide assistance with technical car issues,

That's correct. We volunteer our time and experience to help people with advice which I did, and your response was that I was wrong and decided to go in an entirely different direction which was never suggested and only serves to waste my time.
I've helped thousands of people here but I'll be the first to admit, I have no patience with people that want to debate the advice I give them with their years of shadetree knowledge.

You'll be in for a surprise when you go to replace the thermostat on that engine, if you can even find it. There are ways to find out if a thermostat is working properly or not.

Response From Oshawaguy20

And you fail to remember this is the internet where people for 1 are not always trustworthy. For one, I am not trying to debate the issue, I was simply saying why I thought it was the thermostat.. Maybe if you explained a little why you thought it was the head gasket, or explained why it wouldnt be the thermostat instead of "losing your patience" maybe you should have a little more patience with people on here, because obviously if one is posting asking for help, obviously they wont know as much as you.. Its like calling a tech support centre for your internet.. they wont get angry at the customer because they ask questions based off their knowledge. Don't get offended because I asked a question / tried to make my own diagnoses. I am not calling anyones intelligence or knowledge into question, I just want to fix my damn car. So, if you do in fact think it would be the head gasket, can you please explain to me why - as I don't know how or why it could be the gasket. Thank you

Response From Hammer Time

Head gaskets can fail in many different ways and actually only blow white smoke in the most severe situations. Most times they are just allowing compression to leak into the cooling system and burning small amounts of coolant. The compression in the cooling system will both create air pockets and superheat the coolant. If you read back, that was one of 2 suggestions I made that need to be at least looked into. Believe me, you don't want to change a thermostat on this engine unless you have to and it's not acting like a stuck thermostat. Make absolutely sure the system is full of coolant (not water) and the fans come on at around 225degrees before moving onto anything else. You can tell when the thermostat opens by feeling the temp of the lower hose and when you feel it suddenly get hot, the thermostat has just opened which should happen around 200 degrees.

Response From Oshawaguy20

Okay, so is 50/50 premixed coolent no good? and how much would I be looking at in repairs if you are correct in it being the head gasket?

Response From Hammer Time

50/50 is preferred. Head gaskets can run $800 or $1000, depending on the extent of damage but don't get ahead of yourself. Find out for sure what is going on.

Response From Oshawaguy20

Okay cause I have been using 50/50 I'll go look into this and check back when I get some more information. thanks for the advice. It's appreciated.

Kyle.

Response From Mr.scotty Top Rated Answer

There is many ways a headgasket can blow.
It could be combustion gases getting into the cooling system causing it to over heat (I had this same problem with a car i fixed for my sister).

If you don't like Hammer times suggestions then buy a repair manual and figure it out your self.., This man has been doing this a long time and knows what he's talking about.
And it's hard to give you a perfect solution without seeing the car in person.

Response From Oshawaguy20

I'm not looking for a perfect solution, just possible issues due to what symptoms the car is showing. Im no expert, I just know some of the tell signs the car may show for some issues and thanks for the advice, after I replace the thermostat if the issue keeps happening I'll probably have to take the car to my garage to check out the head gasket. Thanks!

Kyle

1990 Grand Prix: Lights on all the time

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Question From scottster on 1990 Grand Prix: Lights on all the time

Hi there,

I just purchased a 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix. It's a great car, but has a few kinks...

The lights go on automatically when the ignition is turned on, as though the switch were turned on. Not just daytime running lamps, but dash lights, parking lights and all.

The problem is I can't read the digital readouts during the day, because they are in dim "night time" mode. Fiddeling with the light switch has no effect either.

Any ideas? Thank You!

Response From DanD

Looking at the different wiring diagrams showing the lighting circuits and different options that were available back then is like looking into a plate of spaghetti; man what a mess. LOL
The only thing I came up with; is if when you play with the headlight switch; can you make the display and other lights (ashtray, radio ect) even go dimmer or go completely out; using the variable switch? It’ll be a thumb-wheel or a slide bar type of switch.
If not I would suspect the headlight switch and that the internal dimming module has possibly fused itself at one intensity?
If the dimmer switch will adjust then I would be looking at, if this system has an ambient light sensor mounted in the top of the dash or possibly in the outlet of the defroster vent.
With the sensor’s that are mounted in the defroster vent; I’ve seen that either something has fallen in and is covering the sensor or the plastic making up the vent has become deformed and again is covering the sensor. These sensors for the lack of a better word are an electric eye (photocell) and need a clear view of the surrounding light. They are also common for burning out leaving it stuck in one mode or the other. They resemble an after market’s security system’s flashing red LED.
Like I said there are so many mismatched systems that they used back then I would need the car and all my wiring diagrams together to even figure out what system I was working on.
I won’t even begin talking about the driver’s information center module (computer) which is the very closed minded, unhelpful first few years’ design of today’s body control computers. It has no self-diagnostic capabilities, not any that I’ve been able to access with my scanner anyway.
Good luck with this I think you may need it.
Dan.

Response From steve01832

Ahh, the good old days. The GM Tech 2 scan tool was capable of doing bi-directional tests and turning on and off certain body control functions. But, this depended on vehicle application strictly. I use the OTC Monitor 4000 Enhanced and never stood a chance at accessing BCM functions back then. It was always a 50/50 shot. As for the plate of spaghetti, now I will always be checking the noodles to see if any have tracers on them.LOL

Steve

Response From steve01832 Top Rated Answer

Check the owner's manual and see if there is a way to override the automatic headlights. If there isn't you can call GM to see if they can turn it off through the Body Control Module. I wouldn't pull any fuses or relays until you get a repair manual for this car and can identify them. Also, if you pull a fuse or relay to eliminate some automatic devices, don't be surprised if it kicks the Check Engine Light.

Steve