The severe discoloration of the fluid is due to the clutch pack material wearing off and dispersed throughout the fluid. The clutch for the 284 is also unique with a pull style slave. Pontiac Grand Prix generated excitement and survived through seven generations until economic hard times forced the exit of the entire Pontiac brand in 2010, with model discontinuation in 2008. Obviously, there will probably be a hundred little things that come up, but I am optimistic that this will be possible. What color is the coolant? Look in one of the rear door jams of the car.
Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. I got a call back from the guy at West Coast Fieros today. The 4 wires for the range switch are wired to show 4th gear all the time not using the E67 starter signal. Always check the fluid level … with the engine running, the transmission in either 'park' or 'neutral', and the vehicle on level ground. I went back to the dealership and the same code came up when it was placed back on the computer R442 , on that day they said the gas cap was leaking and had to be changed. And of course, there will be tuning involved, as well as some electrical to trick the car into thinking that it's in drive and not neutral or park. If it were me, I would start by looking for all of them to see which ones I can get used at a lower price.
The interior designs included a user-friendly cockpit with large gauges. I've been researching this for a little while now, and in the real world, it appears that the Getrag 284 is actually stronger than the F40, which does matter in our application. Downshifting is a 4 od to 3rd gear shift. Another potential issue with the 284 is the bellhousing placement side to side in the chassis. I went to the dealership and they put the car on the computer and said that the wires to the harness were broken.
The light turned off, then the next day the light reappeared. Are you saying the fabrication would be expensive or the trans itself? The computer at an auto parts store came back with a code for shift solenoids. There appear to be several choices, but due to the extra length of our V8 engine, I'm not sure what will work. Well, it looks like I need to figure out sooner, rather than later, on the swap. On the interior side, it appears that the carpeting and front seats need to come out so the hole can be drilled for the shifter cables and such. Engine Oil Capacities Crankcase 3100 V6 Code J 4. Does your grand prix have manual or automatic climate control? This should be checked and filled with the tires cold ex.
A trans in a heavier car is just as likely to grenade as a car with more torque. Was the original fluid you drained dirty brown? NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Buying a used Pontiac Grand Prix transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. Note: all capacities are approximate. Or would any of them do? All these failures were within 100 miles of install and the guy was running a twin disk clutch.
FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. As for strength, dont let armchair naysayers discourage you. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. The Pontiac Grand Prix is no longer in production, making all models targets for collectors. These white wires are encased in orange insulation where they come out of the column, then break out of the insulation near the connector. The will not help me and since these problems occured right after the warranty, they told me that I have to pay for all the work they that do, even if they just put the car on the computer. Regarding parts needed from a donor car to get the F40 to work, I found this info in Fieroguru's build thread: I don't think installing the F40 into a W-body would be that difficult its already been done on a 2004ish one with a turbo 3800 , but would be relatively expensive.
Teamed with a powerful V8 engine, the Grand Prix underwent many changes during its limited lifetime. We have this information and we give it to you for free. Between its introduction in 1962 and termination in 2008, Grand Prix models were revised and resized many times. A flywheel from a 3800-powered 4th gen Camaro is used but will need to be turned down to. Yes the F40 will be more work and probably cost more, but I think you have a better chance of being happier with it than the 284. There's just so much to consider here! I imagine the pedal assembly would be a near bolt-in.
I've called customer service repeatedly and say that can't do anything for me because the dealership will not work with me! I went to the dealership and they put the car on the computer and said that the wires to the harness were broken. Changing break fluid in Pontiac Grand Prix 2000 is also is a simple task. I guess I'll keep on eye out for the hydraulics and stuff, and I'll grab a trans when I get the extra dough. Putting a manual in a 97+ Grand Prix is just retarded anyway. This line may have come loose from the engine, which is the most likely cause of your problem. It is at that spot it is picking up water as the cooler inside the radiator has a leak.
Answered on Sep 11, 2017 Make sure radiator is full and that all hoses are ok. If this happens, then you might find that the stock transmission mounts no longer work and you might need to fabricate them as well. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. You will lose DoD, but I am the only one trying to keep it with a manual anyway. Answered on Sep 02, 2017. I ask because we're thinking seriously about doing this swap in the next year or so.
Till you find issue run your heater full blast with window open to add additional cooling to engine. If they can't find the problem why do I have to pay for the previous problems if they can't even find the problem. The thing to keep in mind is only the F40 that was behind the 3. I don't understand how the wires to the harness could be broken because in order to get to the wires you must take off three parts. Answered on Dec 09, 2017 The problem is most likely the ignition lock cylinder, there are two tiny wires coming out of the cylinder that break over time. And did you see significant amounts of metal shavings in the transmission pan? SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. But the clutch not being strong enough? Do a transmission flush if you doubt.