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Have your oil pressure sending unit check for a crack.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on May 29, 2014


you have a bad ground .sorry cant tell you where to look to clean the connection .

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on May 21, 2014


What about the timing marks? They should be lined up with each other. Use a straight edge to line them up. Please be more specific with the question and I can solve your problem.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on May 18, 2014


On the fuse panel under dash driver side it will more then likely be a round cylinder looking fuse.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on May 16, 2014


under the hood youll find a fuze box, there is a yellow 20 amp fuze blowm. it will be in a row of two towards the firewall. believe it is the one one the left.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Mar 20, 2014


loosen the bolts and if u cant get to the stright unhook the front motor mounts and maually pull the motor forward then use the tension pully

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Mar 19, 2014


bad thermostat

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Mar 13, 2014


vehicle speed sensor?

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Mar 12, 2014


Have you checked alternator output on the car, and will the battery stay up if you disconnect the cables overnight ?

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Mar 05, 2014


google Amen salvage auto parts they might have what you need. Good luck.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Feb 18, 2014


Remove battery leave off for a few hours. good time to give a charge on mains charger, put the battery back on. now put key in ignition and turn to number 2 and leave it on number 2 for 10min or more the light should stay solid on the theft control. turn off ignition then turn back on slowly. the light should not come back on. if it does come back on. take the radio out and check the wires to the radio you can do this while the battery is off... there is a lot of wiring problems on this model so i have found.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Feb 16, 2014


you could have the start of an leaking manifold to find out if this is starting to happen spray some carb cleaner over the inlet manifold while engine is a temp if any changes happen when you spray an area i.e engine idles faster or cuts out then this is were you problem is going to start from. also check the air line with the cleaner. if every thing is fine then its just an intake clean is needed take the top off the inlet spray the carb cleaner in there let it sock for awhile and wipe out ht muck etc. don't do it with the engine running. after a good clean change the air filter. also on some models there is a secondary air intake vale check this as the vale can fail. when the engine valve fails can sound like the engine is high performance but with out the power. usually sits next to the exhaust manifold has 2 pipes coming out of the exhaust manifold to a pipe with a vale on it then a rubber pipe out to the front of the engine bay. some have fans fitted and some don't depends on engine number fitted. will have a filter at the end.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Feb 16, 2014


Check for altenator charge . Should be about 13-14 volts .Make connections tight at battery ,altenator,aslo check charging system with full load wiper, lights on radio ect. volts should be 1 volt or 2 less but no more that .

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Feb 01, 2014


Do you did you take out the rad. or have a shop do it for you. Your problem sounds more like the rad is not the right size for your car. The difference is very slight. The rad for a 4 CYL And the 6 CYL look very much alike. they even interchange with one another. But if your car has the V6 and you are running a 4 cyl. rad you may run hot like this. Now if that is NOT THE CASE, IF THAT IS NOT THE CASE >. You still have air in the rad. Open the drain port a small bit remove the rad cap, start up the engine and let it run till it reaches temp -- tighten the drain port and refill the rad, and the overflow to full. try all that and God Bless.

1998 Pontiac... | Answered on Jan 24, 2014

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