my car stopped when i was driving it what should i do

Asked by Jul 30, 2015 at 08:03 PM about the 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GTP Supercharged Sedan

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Spray some starting fluid down the throttle body. If it runs a few seconds on the starting fluid it's a fuel problem. Could be a fuel pump, fuel pump relay, or fuel pump resistor (GTP models, like yours, only, on the resistor). If it won't run on the starting fluid check for spark. If you don't have spark it's an ignition problem. If you do have spark run a compression test to see if it's jumped timing. If all cylinders test low or zero it's jumped timing. HTH. -Jim

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Make sure you have spark

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