99 Pontiac Grand Am Dies after start unless gas is applied

Asked by Jul 21, 2016 at 12:08 PM about the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Recently my car started having a little trouble starting. I would turn it over
and it would start but then die imediatly after unless i applied the gas. once i
did it would keep running without applying the gas. but it has become
constant it will not start and stay running unless the gas is applied while
starting. I'm not much of a mechanic and wondering if there was something i
could do without taking it to a shop.

2 Answers

16,355

Clean the throttle body, MAF sensor (using MAF cleaner only), clean the idle air control valve or replace it. A bad EGR valve may be opening at idle/low RPM.

16,810

Also check and replace air filter if necessary and add some fuel injector cleaner to gas tank.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Pontiac Grand Am Questions

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 7,190
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,480
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,280
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
27 Great Deals out of 3,773 listings starting at $1,195
Used Pontiac Firebird
11 Great Deals out of 825 listings starting at $3,800
Used Ford Mustang
710 Great Deals out of 38,588 listings starting at $1,963
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
15 Great Deals out of 1,730 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Impala
966 Great Deals out of 36,457 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,125 Great Deals out of 79,773 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
665 Great Deals out of 39,408 listings starting at $3,495
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,156 Great Deals out of 70,017 listings starting at $495
Used Ford Explorer
1,490 Great Deals out of 72,971 listings starting at $985
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,364 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Bonneville
3 Great Deals out of 669 listings starting at $2,298
Used Ford Focus
1,229 Great Deals out of 59,559 listings starting at $1,395

Used Cars For Sale

2004 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
446 listings starting at $2,699