Engine Is Intermittent-Will Not Turn Over About Once A Week


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
100,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix engine problems

engine problem

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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 032009

Grand Prix V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles


My problem sounds very similar to the other complaints on this site. At first, my heat decided to stop working and it would only work if I added more DEX-COOL. It seemed that I had to do this pretty often, almost a few times a week. Now my car has been having issues starting, the engine will not hold acceleration and I get no RPMs. I can only get the engine to rev if I pump the gas pedal, but it won't hold. I brought the vehicle to a repair shop, and they stated that this is a common problem with these models. There was also a knocking in the engine, almost exclusively on cold mornings. That problem is now gone, and after two visits to the shop the other problem still exists. I was told by a random stranger about possible issues with the transmission and the gasket leaking coolant into the engine. I would like to find out if anyone else had their repairs completed, and if they were covered by any type of service recall, as it sounds as if these issues are common. I would appreciate any info or insight into this matter. Thank you!!! --pissed off at my pontiac

- , Windsor, CT, USA

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