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

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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

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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

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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

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see if either of these smell burnt~

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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?

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Because it does...

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extraodinary~

perhaps you've plucked the wrong relay~

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

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

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

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