I have a 2001 Grand Prix, I want to use the paper clip method to get the flash code, which two positions do you use in the socket

Asked by Sep 08, 2014 at 11:10 AM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I found info somewhere that said to use the A&B but this car has numbers.

4 Answers

Your 2001 has OBDII with a DTC port (Diagnostic trouble code) port, is there a reason you don't want to use that?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
109,715

Flash out codes on an OBD2 system is not really accurate, just go to an autozone or Similar part store they can test it for you and it's free.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
4,965

With the price of OBD scanners less than $100, anyone with a 10 year old car should really have one along with a set of wrenches and screwdrivers!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
75,595

You can't. Your 2001 model, as others have pointed out, is OBD II. The paper clip method only works on OBD I (1982 thru '95 models) systems. Most auto parts stores will scan the computer for free. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 2,469 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $1,900.

ZIP:

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    4,580
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    3,170
  • #3
    munron
    Reputation
    2,600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
518 Great Deals out of 32,291 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Bonneville
4 Great Deals out of 407 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
7 Great Deals out of 1,179 listings starting at $1,125
Used Pontiac Grand Am
957 listings
Used Chevrolet Camaro
385 Great Deals out of 31,352 listings starting at $3,495
Used Ford Mustang
337 Great Deals out of 42,077 listings starting at $1,488
Used Chevrolet Malibu
998 Great Deals out of 53,721 listings starting at $1,250
Used Pontiac Firebird
8 Great Deals out of 693 listings starting at $2,850
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
889 Great Deals out of 71,124 listings starting at $900
Used Nissan Maxima
335 Great Deals out of 20,582 listings starting at $1,175

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 383 listings starting at $1,900
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
333 listings starting at $4,499
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 440 listings starting at $4,000
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix For Sale
325 listings starting at $3,000

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.