2001 that shuts off after it starts has 200,000 miles on it

Asked by Sep 07, 2013 at 09:32 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the car shuts off 2 to 3 seconds after it starts  car has 200000 miles on it

11 Answers

45

Could be ignition trouble or maybe you need a new starter.

68,495

Will it stay running if you hold your foot on the accelerator pedal?

4 of 4 people found this helpful.
1,175

It sounds like you need a new fuel pump resistor.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
4,065

And it could be your antitheft system shutting it down. Actually there's a lot of guessing going on here. What you really need is a mechanic to properly diagnose it.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
112,105

If it will stay running while you hold the gas pedal down then its probably either a dirty throttle plate or dirty/faulty idle air control valve. I would check the idle air control valve first cause it will probably end up being your problem.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
112,105

http://www.grandprixforums.net/idle-problems-my-2001-gtp-fixed- 17102.html -- check this out

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
112,105

Delete the space between (- 7) should look (-7) for address to work. Sorry iPad issues again.

it was the key thanks

1,175

The key you where using was not the original???

yes it wasnt ,, it was a copy from Ace but i did have her tape the spare to the dash and now the copies work

1,175

If you would've stated this at the start of all of this, the diagnosis could have very simple and straight forward instead of all the other possibilities. Glad it's taken care of now.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 2,828 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $1,991.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 4,330
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,940
#3 munron
munron
Reputation 2,280
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
601 Great Deals out of 35,697 listings starting at $899
Used Pontiac Bonneville
5 Great Deals out of 535 listings starting at $1,799
Used Ford Mustang
738 Great Deals out of 44,989 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
12 Great Deals out of 1,413 listings starting at $995
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,137 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
355 Great Deals out of 31,422 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,200 Great Deals out of 79,687 listings starting at $2,500
Used Pontiac Firebird
15 Great Deals out of 755 listings starting at $3,490
Used Nissan Maxima
339 Great Deals out of 24,536 listings starting at $1,999

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.