check engine light 96 Pontiac Grand Am SE

Asked by May 24, 2016 at 11:06 PM about the 1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought my 96 grand am and 9 days later the
check engine light came on and it didn't pass smog.
The error codes are p0134 and p0141. Does anyone
knows what those codes mean and how can I reset
the check engine light so I can pass smog?

3 Answers

55

0134: Oxygen sensor circuit - no activity detected (upstream sensor) 0141: O2 sensor heater circuit malfunction (bank 1, sensor 2) Haynes manual has code interpretations

Best Answer

Thank you for your reply. Do you know if there is a way to reset the check engine light without having those error codes repaired and will that be able to let the car pass smog? I need my tags as they expire this month, but needed to pass smog and I don't have the extra money now to make repairs. Just trying to buy some time but also make my registration current.

55

Disconnecting the battery for twenty minutes then re-connect might temporarily reset check engine light, but it won't last for long

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 96 grand am problems 3 answers

    anyone know why my 96 grand am se 204 litre twin cam wont idal? it also drops rpm"s while drivig. runs really rough.

    1996 Pontiac Grand Am

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my 2000 grand am se stalling 1 answer

    My 2000 grand am se stalled at stop sign,Now driving two footed one gas on brake before coming to a stop.Sitting in drive way will idle okay but when accelerated it will die when take foot off gas ped...

    2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • what will make my 2001 pontiac grand am to spit and spudder when stoped at red light 1 answer

    what would make my pontiac grand am spit and sputter when idling and is sometimes hard to start

    2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • check engine ligh staying on 3 answers

    I have 2000 grand am pont. the check engine soon.what are some of the thing I can check out turn off light

    Pontiac Grand Am

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Pontiac Grand Am se 1 answer

    I have a. 04 Pontiac Grand Am se 2.2L 4 cylinder. Changed fuel pump, filter and gas lines. But have same problem. It starts and immediately shuts of. What can it be?

    2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE

    -

    General

Grand Am

Looking for a Used Grand Am in your area?

CarGurus has 1,215 nationwide Grand Am listings starting at $1,999.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Grand Am Questions

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 7,610
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,600
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,410
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
29 Great Deals out of 2,871 listings starting at $900
Used Pontiac Firebird
12 Great Deals out of 724 listings starting at $3,990
Used Chevrolet Impala
521 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Chevrolet Camaro
225 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Ford Mustang
476 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
948 Great Deals out of 79,656 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Nissan Altima
1,031 Great Deals out of 81,562 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
1,001 Great Deals out of 90,918 listings starting at $650
Used Honda Civic
657 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
140 listings starting at $2,500
2004 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
309 listings starting at $1,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.