Car dies out while driving and service engine soon and trac off lights turn on.

10

Asked by Aug 08, 2014 at 12:16 AM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: General

My car runs fine for some time and then just starts dieing out in the middle of the road
while driving. The steering wheel locks up too. I take the keys out and re start the car and
at times it starts and runs fine for some time and few times it makes some weird sound
when i re start my car. Also, the service engine soon indicator is on but my dealer says its
due to a faulty code. Also, when my car dies out, the trac off indicator turns on.
Any idea what migt be going on?

3 Answers

116,025

Possibly loose battery connections or loose frame and motor ground connection. Go to auto zone and have codes read. Then post them back on here. They will give use clues as to what's going on.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
10

Hi, I did go to Auto Zone and Auto Parts and they gave me different codes. The code i got from auto zone is c0236 and the other from auto parts is p0446. I also took my car to a mechanic ( Meineke) and they were not able to find out the problem causing this. Please suggest what might the issue be.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
116,025

http://www.justanswer.com/car/1iati-pontiac-grand-prix-gtp-2000- tachometer-disengages.html -- might want to check this out. They talking about some wires that get worn in harness that could cause this issue.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 2,549 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $1,750.

ZIP:

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    4,460
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    3,070
  • #3
    munron
    Reputation
    2,490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
567 Great Deals out of 36,775 listings starting at $990
Used Pontiac Bonneville
475 listings starting at $3,499
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
9 Great Deals out of 1,236 listings starting at $1,488
Used Chevrolet Camaro
499 Great Deals out of 33,576 listings starting at $1,450
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,036 listings
Used Ford Mustang
606 Great Deals out of 39,010 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,156 Great Deals out of 67,672 listings starting at $880
Used Pontiac Firebird
10 Great Deals out of 767 listings starting at $2,500
Used Nissan Maxima
337 Great Deals out of 23,696 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 391 listings starting at $1,750
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 371 listings starting at $2,295
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
412 listings starting at $4,850
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
347 listings starting at $4,500

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.