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How to repair thermo pneumatic valve on Pontiac GTO

Intake & Exhaust Technician
Joshua Martinez
If you want to know how to change thermo pneumatic valve in your car, I’ll show you the video manual about thermo pneumatic valve replacement DIY!

What is a 5 3 pneumatic valve on a Pontiac GTO?

A 5/3-way valve has five ports and three states. They have two solenoids that each can control a valve state. If no solenoid is energized, the valve returns to the central state. Therefore, the valve is mono-stable. The central state can have different functions, such as closing off all ports.

Will the 2005 Pontiac GTO become a collectible?

If the Stinger GT becomes a classic, the four-cylinder model will definitely be the most sought after variant. Another reason the Stinger has a solid chance of becoming a collectible is that Pontiac GTO may soon kill it off. After all, the Stinger's original mission was always about being a statement, not raking in profits.

How do I know if my Pontiac GTO water pump failed?

Here are 5 signals that a Pontiac GTO water pump failure is imminent:
  1. Coolant Leaks
  2. High-Pitched Whining Sounds
  3. Overheating Engine
  4. Steam Coming from the Radiator
  5. Your BMW Is Getting Up There in Miles

Why does my Pontiac GTO overheat?

The reason why your Pontiac GTO is overheating is most likely a coolant leak. If there is a leak somewhere in your coolant system (in the water pump, radiator, or one of the hoses, for example), it would cause your engine not to be adequately cooled. This, in turn, would lead to rapid overheating.

How do I know if my pneumatic cylinder is bad?

Your air cylinder may need repair if you notice any of these warning signs:
  1. Failure to move (or actuate) or slow actuation. Lack of movement is a clear sign that something is wrong
  2. Requiring higher than normal pressure to actuate
  3. Visual corrosion or excessive wear
  4. Hissing noises
  5. Load pulsing
  6. Intermittent start-up

How much does a heater core cost for a Pontiac GTO?

We currently carry 2 Heater Core products to choose from for your Pontiac GTO, and our inventory prices range from as little as $99.99 up to $101.99.

How do you check for leaks in a pneumatic circuit on a 2004 Pontiac GTO?

The test is performed by using high pressure to check if there is a pressure drop caused by an unintended crack or hole. The pressure drop can be recorded with our recorder systems or computer controlled systems and the test results are presented on certificates. Another method of leak testing is pressurizing with gas.

How do you open the gas tank on a 2009 Pontiac GTO?

How to OPEN gas tank lid cap cover - There's. Two little tabs one is for your hood and the other one is for your fuel door you're gonna pull on that. You'll hear it pop.

How do I find previous recalls on my car on a Pontiac GTO?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed an online search tool where drivers can find out if a specific car has been recalled and why. The car companies will have to provide at least 15 years of data for the tool, at, and update their information every seven days.

When should I change the oil in my Pontiac GTO?

An oil change is one of the most key and vital services for your car. Nissan recommends getting your Pontiac GTO oil & filter changed every 3,000-5,000 miles for conventional oil. Synthetic oil usually should be changed every 7,500 - 10,000 miles.
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Comments on how to fix thermo pneumatic valve on a Pontiac GTO:
so essentially this would be the same as the 93 to 02 fbodies?
Just ordered some. The name for the company on the link is different however.
Mate the GTO in the garbage was a snug fit. But looking at the GTO I wish more cars had pop up headlights
can you make a video of your engine starting procedure? i would like to see how the accusump has influence of your oil pressure when you charging the accusump.
hey guys i pulled my pump apart and had a o ring seals kit. took old seal off put 2 on and works fine... the clip help a lot in getting that piston off
What's specs. Part flat tapped
Great video. Self tapping screws should not be used for this application. Machine bolts, washers and lock nuts are called for.
Thank you Chris! That was a great help!
klowny1969 I Have a Problem my driverside Brake Line Broke it was Frozen with Rust and the nuts were stripped as soon as i got the nuts loose after applying the tourch i unscrewed the nuts by hand and everything just snapped please help what do i do?
I'm pretty sure I saw this car for sale on CL in Texas.
Thanks for the great vid. It's being passed around on , and after watching your testing portion i've found out my wiper motor is F'd up. No fast speed and the slow speed barely moves. New parts on the way. Question about the pump wires...Left wire is 12v +, right is? I don't have the original harness and the wires are all black...Traced 3 from the switch but not sure what wire goes from the switch to the pump. 68 el Camino, hidden wipers. Cheers!
Why does it smoke the coil next to wire terminal?
This video is excellent. Thank you very much!
At this point I may just 3d print some new seals
thanks again Im going to remove my trans. tommorrow, if you havent, check out Nitemare Performance, all Pontiac. Anyone else here check it out if you need parts. Great detail BTW really helps. Did my front end today
I cringe when I see ppl use a razor blade on alum gasket surfaces.
Hi! I am Ola from Sweden and maybe u can help me Out? I have a 1970corvette and have put a steering column from a 1973 in to the car. Cab i Do that or must i changes any wire? I have a few elektrikal problems Thankfull for help Ola
Great video. It stops right after showing the washer seal, but can you tell us where to get the new washer motor rubber? I'm working on a 59' Chevy wagon and I think that's my problem area. The washer motor and seals
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Do you have a picture of the light output?
Wow, those new LEDs you put in are super bright!
Hey Mike - As novices when it comes to building and engine from the ground up, my dad and I really appreciate the time and effort you put in to making these videos - the attention to detail has really helped guide and instruct us with our very first Pontiac 400 build! Awesome content, great disposition and great attention to detail. Thanks!!