Question about 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

1 Answer

How do you check or change transmission fluid on a 2001 Pontiac Grand am GT?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 173 Answers

Draining the system is easy,,It can be messy,, loosen the transmission oil pan bolts slowly allowing the pan to drop down fluid will spill out ..Checking the trans fluid , The transmission and fluid must be at 80 degrees celcius..and the car raised level and remove the 10 mm threaded plug at the passenger side of the trans on the tailstock end and if fluid comes out then its at the proper level..add fluid at the red cap located on top of the trans..at the drivers side....good luck

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

Ad

5 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
emissionwiz

Marvin

  • 85222 Answers

SOURCE: transmission fluid for 2007 pontiac G6 GT

This car does not have a auto trans dipstick, the level can only be checked by the dealer, this is a growing trend that started with most German cars, the filter is inside the trans pan and only needs changing every 60,000 miles.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

James Young

  • 4044 Answers

SOURCE: 2002 Grand Am GT transmission problem.

Well, there could be several possible problems. It is not uncommon to have a little harder shifting after a fluid change for a period if the system was low prior to the change however, If you had the fluid changed using one of those reverse flush machines I see the problem getting worse. Most stations want to use the back flush system to do a fluid change now days. That is because the newer model vehicle have a metal filter screen which is re-usable and is designed at the factory to use Synthetic Fluid. In the older model vehicles, 2000 to 2005, manufacturers where still mixing the types of filters that were being used. This model has a standard filter that model uses the newer filter. If you went to Jiffy Lube and didn't specify you wanted a regular Fluid and Filter change they hooked it to the machine and charged $140+ for the job. A regular Filter and fluid change with regular fluid would have run about $50. Every time, and I mean Every time, I have had a fluid change using that back flush machine on a vehicle within 6 months I have had to have the Transmission repaired at a shop. If you didn't have the fluid changed using that backflush machine then your problem is just adjustment to the new fluid being at the proper level. If you did, start saving for a Transmission rebuild at a shop, it's not far away.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

Anonymous

  • 5 Answers

SOURCE: l transmission fluid on a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Through dipstick tube if auto, pipe plug on side of trans. if manual transaxle

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

alicantecoli

Colin Stickland

  • 22485 Answers

SOURCE: How to change the transmission

according to my alldata book this vehicle doesnt need the tranny oil changed ,if it fails then its a exchange gearbox ,if you have a dipstick for the tranny then just undo the tranny sump bolts and drain it this way but my honest advice is if it works well leave well alone as the oil shouldnt get dirty or deteroriate as its only a hydraulic pumping oil but if its dirty then the bands and the clutch are worn so it will require a overhaul anyway as it will give up the ghost before long

Posted on Jul 09, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to check transmission fluid 2001 Pontiac grand am. Does the car need tobe running when plug is out.


Yes engine needs to be idlin. Pull transmission dipstick and clean it with a piece of paper. Reinsert and pull out and if fluid level is at dotted lines its to proper level. Below dotted lines add fluid as needed.

Feb 07, 2016 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT

1 Answer

My 2001 v6 grand prix gt keep on leaking transmission fluid


Check your axle seals, cooler lines and fittings And the vent for the transmission.

May 09, 2012 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

Transmission bolts for a 2001 grand am gt 3.4L


Is it leaking from the Transmission pan Amy.

Sep 11, 2017 | 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT

1 Answer

There's no dip stick on my transmission for my pontiac grand am gt, there's only a fill cap on the transmission. How much fluid should be put in to top it up


you have to go under the car and there is a bolt in the bottom of the tra 3 or 4 inches up the side you have to unscrew this bolt and then have someone pour in the trans fluid until it starts to trickle out.

Jan 02, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

1 Answer

How much transmission oil should be put in my 2001 grand am gt


under the car there is a small bolt in the transmission unscrew this bolt and fill the trans until fluid seeps out the hole

Dec 31, 2009 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

1 Answer

My transmission is slipping when accelerating from a stop. 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix, 3.1, filter and fluid changed one year ago.


The forward clutches are going bad is the most likely problem. To repair the trans should be rebuilt.

Oct 08, 2009 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

2 Answers

2001 GRAND am GT LOW ON POWER AND WON'T SHIFT UNTIL IT IS HIGH RPM THEN SHIFTS HARD AND DOES IT AGAIN TO NEXT GEAR. iF i LET OFF IT WILL SHIFT BUT VERY DOGGY. cHANGED PLUGS & FUEL FILTER BUT DIDN'T...


Check the transmission fluid the car needs to be running and in park to do so, if it is low that could be your problem if not look at the fluid it should be red, if it's brownish and it has a burnt smell to it you may need transmission work

Aug 18, 2009 | Pontiac Grand Am Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2001 Grand Am GT Tranmission Fliud Check


Hello Ryan Motes, my name is JShreader. Thank You for choosing fixya.com

As the expert stated...This is a "Cased" Transmission. So you don't have a conventional "Dip-Stick". Instead, the Fluid is checked on the side of the Transmission via the Fluid Level Screw as shown on the picture below...The fluid level screw is intended to be used for diagnosing a transaxlefluid leak or resetting the transaxle fluid level after service thatinvolves a loss of fluid.
e09beed.jpg
I made you up the procedure (in .pdf format) for checking the Fluid Level on this particular Transmission. You can download it by clicking HERE. I hope this helps you. If you have any more questions or need any more diagrams, please don't hesitate to ask...Thanks again, JShreader.

Mar 31, 2009 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

1 Answer

L transmission fluid on a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT


Through dipstick tube if auto, pipe plug on side of trans. if manual transaxle

Mar 09, 2009 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE Logo

540 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85222 Answers

Jonah Oneal

Level 3 Expert

14092 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22485 Answers

Are you a Pontiac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...