Category: GTO Garage DIY

Mechanical and service questions and answers for your 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO. You can start with downloading the FREE Service Manual. A must have for the do it yourself mechanic. Complete service manual including the torque specs we are always looking for. Feel free to ask questions. Do you have upgrade and modifications questions? We have answers. Pull your car into the garage. Lets see if we can fix the problem.

Secret Menu

Did you know your 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO has a “Secret Menu”? It’s actually not a secret menu but it is a “Diagnostic Test” for your vehicle. This menu will diagnose your vehicle and tell you such things as coolant temperature, battery voltage remaining fuel, and more. This menu can be accessed by doing the following …READ MORE

Parking Brake

  The parking brake is often over looked by most owners using automatic transmission, but for the manual transmission owners the parking brake is a must. A properly functioning parking brake gives piece of mind that your car is not going to roll forward or backward when the car is in Park or the Neutral …READ MORE

GM OBD Trouble Codes

GM  OBD TROUBLE CODES   GM Code List P1000-P1299 NOTE: For some code numbers, there may be more than one definition because the same number may be used for different faults on different model years or models. P1031….O2 Sensor heater control circuit problem P1105….Secondary Vacuum Sensor circuit P1106….MAP sensor circuit voltage intermittent high or low …READ MORE

OBD2 Trouble Codes – Generic

GENERIC OBD-II TROUBLE CODES DTC CODES P0001 to P0099   P0010….’A’ Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit (Bank 1) P0011….’A’ Camshaft Position – Timing Over-Advanced or System Performance (Bank 1) P0012….’A’ Camshaft Position – Timing Over-Retarded (Bank 1) P0013….’B’ Camshaft Position – Actuator Circuit (Bank 1) P0014….’B’ Camshaft Position – Timing Over-Advanced or System Performance (Bank 1) …READ MORE

2004-2006 GTO Drive Belts

If it is time to replace the belts on your 5th generation GTO, you came to the right place. The owners manual recommends to change the belts every 150,000 miles. I personally think this is way too long. Dayco recommends inspecting your drive belts at 60,000 miles, and replacing worn belts at 90,000 miles. Below …READ MORE

Torque Specs

Welcome to my 2004-2006 Pontiac GTO Torque Specifications guide. It is extremely important when working on your vehicle to tighten any nuts and bolts to the proper Torque specification. Over tightening can put stress on the bolts and cause them to break or snap. Under tightening can cause nuts and bolts to come loose, causing …READ MORE

Maintenance Schedule

2004-2006 Pontiac GTO Maintenance Schedule Following a maintenance schedule for your vehicle will not only improve performance, but also improve longevity in how long your car will last. Avoid costly repairs by regularly maintaining your vehicle and inspecting and servicing it at the required intervals. A maintenance schedule includes inspection as well as servicing your …READ MORE