Thermostat fluctuates

Asked by Feb 23, 2017 at 07:46 PM about the 1994 Pontiac Firebird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I  have a 94 firebird and I've had it for 5 months and it has
never overheated until this morning.  The thermostat shot
up really high  and it makes this jerking motion like the car
wants to cut off when I accelerate .My fluids are good and
the fan works .I have no clue what it could be . Any ideas

1 Answer

70,145

I think your thermostat is stuck closed. Time for a new one.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Thermostat fluctuates 1 answer

    I have a 94 firebird and I've had it for 5 months and it has never overheated until this morning. The thermostat shot up really high and it makes this jerking motion like the car wants to cut of...

    1994 Pontiac Firebird

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • :( help i need the name of this part it was close to radiator under thermostat area..... 4 answers

    I replaced this part on my 91 PONTIAC and i cannot remember what it is called.... :( the end was longer it disintegrated :( help i need the name of this part it was close to radiator under thermostat...

    1991 Pontiac Firebird Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how to replace the thermostat? 2 answers

    1996 Pontiac Firebird Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I have a 92 Pontiac firebird 3.1 over heating 1 answer

    My firebird only over heats when the a/c is on I changed the water pump and thermostat already so idk what could it be the fan is always on but that's because they put it direct

    1992 Pontiac Firebird Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Keeps overheating unless under 2000RPMs 6 answers

    My 2002 V6 Firebird keeps over heating. Im knocking out parts one at a time. Just replaced the radiator cap and about to change the thermostat. I noticed that there is Rust around the radiator and a g...

    2002 Pontiac Firebird

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Pontiac Firebird Questions

Pontiac Firebird Experts

#1 Samuel Moore
Samuel Moore
Reputation 960
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 810
#3 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
766 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Mustang
9 Great Deals out of 1,263 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
658 listings starting at $4,450
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
5 Great Deals out of 73 listings starting at $2,495
Used Jeep Wrangler
73 Great Deals out of 1,471 listings starting at $710
Used Chevrolet Impala
63 Great Deals out of 915 listings starting at $799
Used Ford F-150
368 Great Deals out of 9,658 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
15 listings starting at $6,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.