When driving my car down the interstate about 70 mph it will sometimes cut out and go like its in neutral for about 3 seconds then it'll downshift and run fine I think my MAF is bad it that the proble

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Asked by Dec 22, 2014 at 01:49 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I'd say transmission related. Either a sensor or the internal to the transmission. Have a local mechanic look it over for you.

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And also when it does it the gauges all go to 0 and the lights flash

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Check your battery cable connections. Make sure they're clean and tight. Same thing with the alternator connections. I recently had a similar issue with my '00 Grand Prix GT. The negative (-) battery cable had come loose. HTH. -Jim

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I will check it out thanks for the input

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You're welcome. Glad to help. - Jim

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Got another question when driving down the road the temp gauge is the first big mark above 160( don't recall what it is lol) but if u idle in traffic it will reach 200 then go right back down once u take off Just put a 195 stat and bled all the air out ??

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When my car cut out like yours did in the first question, it was just a clogged fuel filter.

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