97 Pontiac Grand prix gtp supercharge won't start

Asked by Nov 06, 2016 at 04:26 AM about the 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My grand prix has an after market remote start. I
lost the remote start so my dad wired a toggle
switch strait from the battery to the starter. It
worked at first. The next morning I started my car,
drove about 10 miles then my car dies without
warning. Won't crank at all. I'm confused because
the starter can't cause the car to die while driving it
right? Please help.

1 Answer

62,795

Sounds like you activated the security system. Even without the remote start it should still start and run with the key. Remove the toggle switch set up. The days of hot wiring a car like that are over. The toggle switch set up is probably what activated the security system. At this point you are probably going to have to go to your local GM Dealer for repair. Sorry about that! HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Pontiac Grand Prix GTP supercharge 2004 2 answers

    I have a Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Supercharge, 2004. It was running perfect the day I turned it off. I went to start it the next day and it won't turn over. I replaced the crank shaft & it still won...

    2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 pontiac grand prix gtp 1 answer

    I was driving down the road and my rpm gauge starts jumping irratically with no revving. Car dies and won't start. Not even crank. Please help

    1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 97 grand prix gtp wont start 4 answers

    I have a 97 gtp that instantly died on the highway going 70 mph. The steering went tight along with the breaks being harder to press down. It had a half a tank of gas. Car has 175k miles. Ive check...

    1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GTP Supercharged Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my 97 GTP wont stay running 8 answers

    My car won't stay running. When i start the car, it runs for about 3 seconds then sputters and dies. I have changed the fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel lines, new plugs and wires, new maf and switched th...

    1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Supercharging 15 answers

    I own a 01 GT, and looking to supercharge it, as i dont have the GTP. Just wondering if anyone has done this before, and if its doable. I cant see why not, but any help would be appreciated.

    2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Coupe

    -

    Car Customization

Search Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 4,070
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,700
#3 munron
munron
Reputation 2,110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
619 Great Deals out of 29,142 listings starting at $789
Used Pontiac Bonneville
524 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
8 Great Deals out of 1,398 listings starting at $2,588
Used Chevrolet Malibu
811 Great Deals out of 88,339 listings starting at $1,900
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,337 listings starting at $775
Used Ford Mustang
311 Great Deals out of 45,194 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
150 Great Deals out of 35,530 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Maxima
283 Great Deals out of 25,775 listings starting at $2,589
Used Pontiac Firebird
9 Great Deals out of 796 listings starting at $1,800
Used Nissan Altima
774 Great Deals out of 77,370 listings starting at $470

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 421 listings starting at $2,495
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 437 listings starting at $1,595
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 443 listings starting at $1,999
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
371 listings starting at $3,991