Pontiac Firebird Blown Head Gasket → Symptoms, Causes, and Cost

  One of the most common critical engine problems is the blown head gasket. If your Pontiac Firebird has blown its head gasket, you may find it running poorly or not at all.  Below you’ll find the symptoms, causes, and price of a Pontiac Firebird head gasket. A head gasket’s job is to create a … Read morePontiac Firebird Blown Head Gasket → Symptoms, Causes, and Cost

Pontiac Firebird Troubleshooting: Shakes When Braking

  If you find your Pontiac Firebird‘s steering wheel shakes or vibrates when you press the brakes, it is almost always the brake rotors that are the cause of the problem.  There are plenty of other issues that can cause the steering wheel to wobble.  But, if your Firebird is only shaking when braking, that’s … Read morePontiac Firebird Troubleshooting: Shakes When Braking

Pontiac Firebird: Bad Spark Plugs → Symptoms and Diagnosis

Bad spark plugs can cause many problems with your Pontiac Firebird.  Bad spark plug symptoms may be subtle, or incredibly noticeable. The basic design and task of the spark plug has changed little over the last 100 years.  They sit on top of the combustion chamber and ignite the air/fuel mixture and start the power … Read morePontiac Firebird: Bad Spark Plugs → Symptoms and Diagnosis

Pontiac Firebird P0155: O2 Sensor – Heating Element Failed (Bank 2 – Sensor 1)

P0155 is a very common OBDII code that occurs in the Pontiac Firebird. It is caused by a failure in one of the oxygen sensors heated elements, specifically bank 2 sensor 1. The purpose of the heated element in the oxygen sensor is to quickly bring your O2 sensor up to normal operating temperature after … Read morePontiac Firebird P0155: O2 Sensor – Heating Element Failed (Bank 2 – Sensor 1)

Pontiac Firebird: Service StabiliTrak → Symptoms & Diagnosis

One of the most common issues with the Pontiac Firebird, or any newer GM vehicle is the “Service StabiliTrak” warning.  StabiliTrak is one of the most innovative and important safety features on a GM vehicle.   StabiliTrak is designed to help prevent accidents by giving you better control of your Firebird.  If you have a … Read morePontiac Firebird: Service StabiliTrak → Symptoms & Diagnosis

Pontiac Firebird P0154: O2 Sensor → No Activity Detected Bank 2 Sensor 1

  P0154 is a relatively common trouble code. It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for any vehicle with OBDII (Pontiac Firebird or not). It means that the PCM/ECM is not detecting any activity from the sensor. There can be many reasons for this code to throw. These include a bad o2 … Read morePontiac Firebird P0154: O2 Sensor → No Activity Detected Bank 2 Sensor 1

Pontiac Firebird P0151: O2 Sensor Low Voltage (Bank 2 -Sensor 1)

P0151 is a general OBDII code that occurs in many automobiles, including the Pontiac Firebird. It’s letting you know that there is an issue with the wiring/harness going to the sensor, or the sensor itself is bad. There are also some less likely problems that can cause P0151. We’ll go over those below. Bank 2 is … Read morePontiac Firebird P0151: O2 Sensor Low Voltage (Bank 2 -Sensor 1)

Pontiac Firebird P0150: O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 -Sensor 1)

P0150 is a very common OBDII code that occurs in the Pontiac Firebird. It is typically caused when the Oxygen Sensor voltage is not within normal operating conditions. Pontiac Firebird P0150 Symptoms Typically, the only symptom of P0150 is going to be the service engine soon light. In some cases, there can be other symptoms … Read morePontiac Firebird P0150: O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 -Sensor 1)

Pontiac Firebird P0740: Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Malfunction

P0740 is one of the most common transmission trouble codes. It means that the Firebird‘s computer has detected that there is an issue with the torque converter clutch (TCC) solenoid circuit.     P0740: Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Malfunction   The TCC “locks” the drivetrain, which allows for a true mechanical connection between the transmission … Read morePontiac Firebird P0740: Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Malfunction