2003 Pontiac Grand Am loses acceleration and dies; Trac Off, Oil Pressure and Battery Lights
My 2003 Pontiac Grand Am had the Trac Off light come one while driving over some slush and ice on the highway. I could feel the loss of traction. Shortly after the Oil Pressure and Battery lights came on and then the car lost acceleration so I had to pull it over to the shoulder and then get a tow home. Since then I have tried to re-start multiple times, but each time after the initial display of warning lights come on with the key turned to start, these three warning lights then remain on and the engine won't turn over. Not sure if it is the alternator, fuel pump or something more serious?
Do the headlights burn bright when you turn them on?
Yes, they seem normal.
It may have lost oil pressure and locked the engine up.
See if it is full of oil.
The oil on the dipstick is a bit low but appears within the normal range...
Is there any way you can get under it and try to roll the engine over by the crankshaft bolt?
No, not equipped to do that at home. It looks like it might have to go to a shop.
Yes I would say that the oil pump went out.
OK, thanks for your help.
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