Inside, Strato bucket seats and console were still standard equipment with Morrokide vinyl or cloth upholstery, or a no-cost optional notchback bench seat with either trims. If you hear it sucking in air. You can gently pry the thermostat out with a screwdriver or something similar. The license plate and fuel filler were moved above the bumper and taillight lenses were revised. Still, 1974 was the third best-selling year to date for the Pontiac Grand Prix. Inside, a revised instrument panel included a squared off gauge panel and new Strato bucket seats in either Morrokide or cloth upholstery with higher seatbacks and more contoured cushions for improved lateral support.
You'll find amenities such as free Wi-Fi, spacious and comfortable waiting areas, friendly and knowledgeable sales staff, kids play areas, state-of-the-art service departments and fully-stocked parts departments at each of our Minnesota locations. The Pontiac Grand Prix and Buick Century and Regal were redesigned for the 1997 model year, and the Oldsmobile Intrigue was introduced in the 1998 model year. This component is also essential for protecting your bulbs. Plus, Pontiac added an Stereo tape player. OnStar's wireless services are provided by , which switched fully to digital cellular communications. Due to a shortage of Olds 350 engines resulting from record sales of Cutlasses and reduced production of that engine due to a plant conversion to build a Diesel V8 beginning in 1978, a few 1977 Grand Prixs destined for California reportedly came off the line with a Chevrolet-built 350 cu in 5. They won't only help your vehicle look lower and more aggressive, but they will also help you carve corners at the road course better.
On the lighter side, the trunk is fairly large, and the rear doors open nice and wide for easy access. The shifter also has large indicators and is easy to use. The rear end was much more subtle than the aggressive front Shortened by three inches from the previous Catalina wheelbase, the 118 in 3,000 mm 1969 Grand Prix finally had its own body — and Pontiac's longest-ever hood. This was a near-exact preview of a redesign for the Grand Prix, due within the 1996 calendar year. Told sales person I was uncomfortable with this and he stated a deposit was the only way.
The trip computer, with its displays of average time and speed, date, current auto conditions e. Bench seat-equipped Grand Prixs got a steering column-mounted shifter with the automatic transmission along with a dashboard-mounted glovebox, replacing the console-mounted shifter and glovebox of bucket-seat cars. The recall covered nearly 1. Although large V8s were still available, performance was on the decline due to another federal standard—a new emissions control system. All 2+2 models came equipped with a corporate 305 cu in 5. Another nice easy install would be a set of Street Scene Speed Grilles.
The series production version was unveiled at the Los Angeles International Auto Show on January 3, 2003. In back the taillights were simplified to eliminate the weighty pot metal bezels that created the horizontal stripe effect in 1976. It maintains its own personality, through a different look and feel, surprisingly good gas mileage ratings, an optional supercharged engine, and a healthy dose of electronic gadgets. The Strato bucket seats were completely new with higher seatbacks and integrated headrests in Morrokide or scivvy cloth trims, and optional recliners and adjustable lumbar support, with a notchback bench seat offered as a no-cost option. You most likely have a bad fuel pump resistor, which controls 2 speeds of the fuel pump. The full analog gauges would become the 1990-93 sport cluster, and the basis for the new instrument cluster to replace the digital cluster for 1990.
Many chose sport instrumentation, sport steering wheels, or leather upholstery. I incorrectly assumed that the head gasket or head had warped and I took both heads off of the engine to rebuild it. The standard engine for 1985 was the 110 hp 82 kW Buick built 3. Put in new thermostat be sure it is the same as the old one, and then replace or change the seal be sure it is the smae size and thickness as the old one as I got the wrong size from Napa Then replace the bell, and tighten, but not over tighten. Engine offerings again included the standard Buick 3. An automatic transmission was offered as a no cost option.
These option packages included the revised 3. Automatic transmission was standard equipment on all models and the two-barrel 301 cu in 4. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The tire-pressure monitor was dropped. Also standard was a heads-up-display that projected the speed onto the windshield. The first Grand Prix coupes were built in October 1987, and released on January 12, 1988 for the 1988 model year.
Pontiac should have really published this knowledge if it could lead to critical quality issues with their products!! A convertible was new, which lasted only the 1967 model year. The standard four-barrel 389 in³ V8 was uprated to 333 hp 248 kW with a manual transmission or 325 hp 242 kW with automatic. At mid-year, Pontiac released a radial tire option for the Grand Prix, which increased the wheel diameter from the standard 14 in 36 cm to 15 in 38 cm. New wheel choices were the main visual change this year. Don't know where the temp sensor is. To check to see if this is the problem, there is a trick you can do and its very easy to do. Engines were carried over from 1973, including the 400 cu in 6.