Could it be thr starter relay?

Asked by May 13, 2016 at 01:17 PM about the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix will not start. I can hear the starter turn but the solenoid does not engage. I removed the starter and bench tested and the solenoid and starter both engage. Replaced and

3 Answers

4,055

And what?? Don't leave us hanging like this. It's like having the power go off in the middle of an episode of Dog the Bounty Hunter.

I found the problem. The starter motor does turn and the solenoid is engaging, however the starter bendix is not making full contact with the fly wheel because something inside is broke. I just purchased a new starter and all is good. Thank you for your quick response.

4,055

Quick response. Its the CarGuru code. Glad you got it sorted out.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Could it be thr starter relay? 3 answers

    My 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix will not start. I can hear the starter turn but the solenoid does not engage. I removed the starter and bench tested and the solenoid and starter both engage. Replaced and

    2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Could it be the MAF?? Please help!! 16 answers

    About 5 months ago after stopping at the gas station for a soda I started the car, it was very rough at idle, put it in reverse and the check engine light came on. It was sputtering and shaking. I o...

    2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Starts but has little power to lights and acceleration, what could it be? 2 answers

    It starts with a jump start but doesnt seem to have power to lights or acceleration, what coukd be the problem?

    Pontiac Grand Prix

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What could be wrong??? 5 answers

    I have a pontiac Grand Prix SE 1994 I can start it but it dies right away I restart it it keeps dieing unless I give it just a bit of gas to keep the tac at 1.. When I pull up to traffic lights or sto...

    1994 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr SE Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • is it the starter? 5 answers

    for the past week my grand prix has been acting like it didnt want to start. i would pump the gas a lil bit to give it a lil boost but i stopped so that it didnt get worst. but when i would get a jump...

    2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 2,825 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
621 Great Deals out of 35,435 listings starting at $899
Used Pontiac Bonneville
5 Great Deals out of 534 listings starting at $1,799
Used Ford Mustang
692 Great Deals out of 44,965 listings starting at $750
Used Pontiac G6
77 Great Deals out of 4,078 listings starting at $1,895
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
10 Great Deals out of 1,421 listings starting at $995
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,139 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,158 Great Deals out of 79,043 listings starting at $2,500
Used Pontiac GTO
7 Great Deals out of 483 listings starting at $6,950
Used Nissan Maxima
327 Great Deals out of 24,437 listings starting at $800
Used Chrysler 300
396 Great Deals out of 18,380 listings starting at $1,000

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.