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How to Replace Head Gasket on Pontiac Grand Am V6

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The Grand Am was the name for five different generations of cars under the Pontiac brand. The last generation of the Grand Am was a compact car that was in production from 1999 to 2005. One of the engines available for the Pontiac Grand Am was a 3.4-liter V-6 with a cylinder head on each side of the engine. The procedure for replacing the cylinder head gasket is different for each cylinder head.

Tools Used: Tools, Socket wrench set, Shop rag, Fuel pressure gauge, Gasoline container, Oil container, Coolant container, Torque wrench

Replace Head Gasket

Left Cylinder Head Gasket

Remove the negative battery cable with a socket wrench in order to avoid the discharge of fuel while replacing the cylinder head gasket. Remove the cap from the fuel tank to relieve the pressure in the fuel tank.