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-aL-
08-17-2008, 12:35 PM
hey all, ive noticed lately that my 99 grand am idles rough when stopped in gear. I searched for the problem in the forums and didnt come up with anything definitive. if i put the car in neutral it idles smoothly. what is the problem here?

chris_gt_74
09-02-2008, 04:14 PM
Sounds like what my old 94 grand prix did. I thought it was transmission related because of the slipping and crap the transmission kept doing. But the funny thing is I kept expecting it to croak, so instead 3-4 months down the road my number 1 piston rod broke. So I suppose it could be engine related too. I never took the time to figure it out as it was a POS, 14 years old and had high mileage. I ditched it for $450 bucks to a friend and bought my 05 Grand AM GT.