Engine won't stay running


Asked by Jul 12, 2016 at 01:28 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can start my 01 Grand Prix but 30-40 seconds
later it dies... I have no idea what is going on was
wondering if anyone had a clue.

3 Answers

Kelly Mayo

has the fuel filter been replaced????

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Yes sir... And I bypassed the fuel receptor and it did the same thing. I'm thinking it the fuel pump but I'd like to exhaust all options before buying the $250 part haha


Try cleaning the throttle and the idle air control valve or mass air flow sensor depending on which one your vehicle has clean with spray throttle body cleaner. Also would not hurt to check and replace air filter if necessary.

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