My sons 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix shuts down when he is driving.

35

Asked by Oct 28, 2013 at 03:03 PM about the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GT Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My sons 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix shuts down when he is driving.  He is able to restart the
car and drive again but this keep happening more frequently.  I have seen info on the net
about the GTP and a fuel resistor but I dont know if that applies to the GT

10 Answers

one of the relays responsible for keepin' you running....we'll start with the fuel pump relay~ https://www.google.com/#q=1998+Pontiac+Grand+Prix+fuel+pump+relay&tb m=shop

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

and you DO have an ignition relay~ http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/sku/Pontiac/Grand_Prix/AC_Delco/R elay/1998/ACD1741C.html? apwcid=productads&003=27846857&010=apwACD1741C1998pogrprre &gclid=CPahsfScuroCFY0-MgodU2UAMg

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

see if either of these smell burnt~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
35

The ignition relay smells fine but the fuel relay seems to have a bit of a burnt electrical smell to it. Should the car still run when the fuel relay is removed?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
35

Because it does...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

extraodinary~

perhaps you've plucked the wrong relay~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

the fuel pump will STOP DEAD once the relay is not juicin' the goose~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
35

ok, I will try again once I get home.. My son has been using the wife's can in the meantime. yikes...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

tphillips2735 did you ever find a solution to this problem? I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix and it is doing the same thing.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • My sons 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix shuts down when he is driving. 10 answers

    My sons 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix shuts down when he is driving. He is able to restart the car and drive again but this keep happening more frequently. I have seen info on the net about the GTP and ...

    1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GT Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix is overheating, please help 3 answers

    My 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix V6 with a supercharged engine over heats when I'm idle or in stop and go traffic. It is fine if I am driving fast on the freeway.

    1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GTP Supercharged Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix randomly shuts down while driving. 5 answers

    Hello. I have a Pontiac Grand Prix and it will sometimes randomly completely shut down while driving. When this happens, I have to pull over before the power steering locks up because the car is off...

    2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 1998 pontiac Grand Prix won't idle 1 answer

    My pontiac Grand Prix starts but will not idle. It will if I lightly put down the accelerator and it revs up fine but as soon as I take my foot off its clunks out. It's not the fuel pump resistor ...

    1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GTP Supercharged Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix quit running while driving down the highway. Will not restart. 3 answers

    My 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix quit running while driving down the highway. Under the hood there was one ignition coil cracked. Replaced all three, still will not start. I can hear the fuel pump run for...

    2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 2,827 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $1,850.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 4,350
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,950
#3 munron
munron
Reputation 2,290
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Bonneville
3 Great Deals out of 542 listings starting at $1,799
Used Ford Mustang
683 Great Deals out of 44,470 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
13 Great Deals out of 1,433 listings starting at $2,400
Used Pontiac Grand Am
4 Great Deals out of 1,147 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
372 Great Deals out of 31,226 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,100 Great Deals out of 79,818 listings starting at $2,500
Used Pontiac Firebird
15 Great Deals out of 764 listings starting at $2,995
Used Nissan Altima
1,281 Great Deals out of 74,432 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Maxima
333 Great Deals out of 24,099 listings starting at $1,999

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 399 listings starting at $2,500
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
383 listings starting at $1,850
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 464 listings starting at $2,000
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 368 listings starting at $2,350

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.