1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

Set for a much-needed overhaul in the coming year, the front-wheel drive 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix didn't tinker with much in terms of looks or performance. Offered as a coupe or sedan in either SE or GT trims, the Grand Prix is a popular, affordable family car that has tried to capitalize on the Pontiac Excitement branding.
The 3.4-liter 24-valve V6, which is standard in the GT and GTP and an option in the SE trims, gets a power boost to 215-horsepower. The 3.1-liter V6 remains at 160-hp. Both engines come only with a 4-speed automatic. Also new in 1996 is a special Sport Package on coupe models, which adds 5-spoke alloy wheels and dual exhaust pipes. Whether you get a sedan or coupe, the mid-size 1996 Grand Prix has plenty of room for use as family car. The GT and GTP models are more performance-oriented, with special supportive seats, ground effects, standard ABS brakes, and fog lights, though even the base SE sedan comes well loaded. Dual front airbags are standard across the line. Acceleration performance and V6 engine power stand out for owners of the 1996 Grand Prix. They like the overall interior and exterior style and layout, and the comfortable legroom. The weight of the car hampers taking full advantage of the engine, however, and numerous repairs accompany Grand Prix ownership. Drivers mention rattling, paint chipping, and a check engine light that is perpetually on.

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DJDemonix771
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Can You Turbocharge A 3100 Sfi V6

I have a 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE coupe with the 3100 SFI V6, i want to know if you can install a turbocharger onto the engine, while still being able to fit it into the engine compartment.

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Daisysmom
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Need A Starter For Grand Prix V-6 3.4l 24 Valve. What Should She Get? Her O...

What kind of starter should she get? New, rebuilt. Is there different kinds for her car? I found a starter for $49. - $129. Need help.

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Brian Carraway
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Installing A Cd Player

I'm trying to put a CD player in but it doesn't have the red n yellow wire hook in the car hw can I put one in

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Margaret Wiens
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My Car Wont Start. Everything That Takes Electricity Will Turn On (radio, L...

This morning I tried to turn my 1996 Grand Prix over to go to work. When I went to start the car the radio and dashlights came on but the engine would not turn over. There was no clicking or grindin...

25 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Jj Carr
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Power Steering Pump Making Noises After Replacing With A New One

I replaced old pump and it still making noises how can it be stopped making those noises

11 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)