SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-20
Bulletin Sequence Number: 098
Date of Bulletin:Apr 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 91813
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:SHAFT CHAIN:PROPELLOR:DRIVE

Summary: 1-2 SHIFT SHUDDER ON 440-T4 TRANSAXLE CAUSED BY OUT OF FLAT 2ND CLUTCH PLATES-REPAIRED BY REPLACING 2ND CLUTCH PLATES WITH SERVICE PACKAGE-PARTS 8662914 SIX FIBER AND SIX STEEL PLATES FOR 1987 TRANSAXLES-ALL 1987 PONTIAC 6000 AND BONNEVILLEMODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-30
Bulletin Sequence Number: 101
Date of Bulletin:June 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 91816
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC:OTHER PARTS

Summary: FLARE OR SLIPS ON TURNS-ENGINE FLARE ELIMINATED BY INSTALLING NEW FILTER-FILTERWITH NEW INLET AND BAFFLE DESIGN-CHECK FOR PROPER FLUID LEVEL AND CORRECT AS NECESSARY AND REPLACE FILTER AND SEAL WITH NEW FILTER AND SEAL PACKAGE NUMBER 8646902-ALL PONTIAC 1984 TO 1987 6000 MODELS AND 1987 BONNEVILLE MODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9) MODELS BUILT PRIOR 4/6/87 (JULIAN DATE 096)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-7
Bulletin Sequence Number: 278
Date of Bulletin:Dec 1986
NHTSA Item Number: 92488
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:OTHER PARTS

Summary: LOSS OF DRIVE AND/OR REVERSE-CAUSED BY INPUT SPRAG CLUTCH ASSEMBLY-CORRECTED BYINSTALLING NEW WIDER INPUT SPRAG CLUTCH AND RELATED PARTS-SPRAG ASSEMBLY PART NUMBER 8662031 ALSO AVAILABLE SOON IN KIT (PART NUMBER 8646985) KIT(PART NUMBER 8662906)-ALL 1987 BONNEVILLE AND 1984 TO 1987 6000 PONTIAC MODELS WITH THM 440-T4TRANSAXLES (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-4
Bulletin Sequence Number: 291
Date of Bulletin:Nov 1986
NHTSA Item Number: 92976
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:SHAFT CHAIN:PROPELLOR:DRIVE

Summary: HARSH NEUTRAL TO REVERSE, NEUTRAL TO DRIVE, PARK TO REVERSE, PARK TO DRIVE AND/OR TRANSAXLE SLIPPAGE-CONDITIONS CAUSED BY PLUGGED VACUUM TUBE INSPECT FOR OBSTRUCTIONS-REMOVE FOREIGN MATERIAL-PRIOR TO DISASSEMBLY OF TRANSAXLE FOR CORRECTIVEREPAIRS-ALL 1987 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE MODELS WITH 3.8L V-6 ENGINES (VIN CODE 3) AND THM 440-T4 TRANSAXLES


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-6
Bulletin Sequence Number: 292
Date of Bulletin:Nov 1986
NHTSA Item Number: 92977
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: THROTTLE VALVE LEVER RETURN SPRING ELIMINATED TO REDUCE THROTTLE PEDAL EFFORT-DONOT INSTALL SPRING ON ANY THM 440-T4-ALL PONTIAC 1985-87 6000 AND 1987 BONNEVILLE MODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9) TRANSAXLES


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-32
Replacement Service Bulletin Number: 86-7-44
Bulletin Sequence Number: 141
Date of Bulletin:July 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 93557
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:SHAFT CHAIN:PROPELLOR:DRIVE

Summary: NEW THIRD CLUTCH INNER SEAL REPLACEMENT FOR A LONG AND/OR DELAYED 2-3 SHIFT CONDITION-SERVICE ACTION, INSPECT AND REPLACE WITH PARTS IN SERVIC ACTION-INSPECT AND REPLACE WITH PARTS IN SERVICE PACKAGE NUMBER 8646991-TO SERVICE 1987 MODELS BUILT WITH NEW SEAL DESIGN, USE SEAL KIT ONLY, (INPUT AND 3RD CLUTCH P/N 8644919)WHICH CONTAINS NEW THICKER SEAL-THM 440-T4 (ME9) AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE-ALL PONTIAC 1984-87 6000 AND 1987 BONNEVILLE MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-33
Bulletin Sequence Number: 142
Date of Bulletin:July 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 93558
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:SHAFT CHAIN:PROPELLOR:DRIVE

Summary: SECOND GEAR STARTS-1984-87 VEHICLE START OUT IN 2ND GEAR INSTEAD OF 1ST GEAR-HIGH LINE PRESSURE CAUSE BY HOLDING TOO MUCH GOVERNOR PRESSURE AND NOT ALLOWING THE1-2 SHIFT VALVE TO DOWNSHIFT-CHECK LINE PRESSURE AND GOVERNOR PRESSURE-STICKING1-2 SHIFT VALVE, CAUSED BY 1-2 THROTTLE VALVE BUSHING RETAINER PUSHED TOO FAR-RETAINER SHOULD BE INSTALLED FLUSH WITH MACHINED SURFACE OF VALVE BODY-ALL PONTIAC 1984-87 6000 AND 1987 BONNEVILLE MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-36
Bulletin Sequence Number: 159
Date of Bulletin:Aug 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 94289
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH ENGAGEMENT OR DOUBLE BUMP FROM PARK OR NEUTRAL TO REVERSE-CAUSED BY OXIDIZED FLUID OR REVERSE BAND ASSEMBLY AND 2ND CLUTCH HOUSING DRUM AND BUSHING ASSEMBLY-SERVICE ACTION CHECK/REPLACE TRANSAXLE FLUID-REPLACE REVERSE BAND ASSEMBLY AND 2ND CLUTCH HOUSING DRUM AND BUSHING ASSEMBLY-ALL 1984 TO 1987 PONTIAC 6000 ANDBONNEVILLE MODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9) TRANSAXLE


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-37
Bulletin Sequence Number: 160
Date of Bulletin:Aug 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 94290
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: INTERMITTENT NO REVERSE OR LOCKS IN REVERSE -PARKING PAWL HAS DENT THAT DOES NOTALLOW PAWL TO RELEASE UNTIL LOADED-PRODUCTION CHANGE-ALL 1987 THM 440-T4 TRANSAXLES PRODUCED WITH PARKING PAWL ASSEMBLIES NOT HAVING DENT-SERVICE ACTION REMOVETRANSAXLE AND REPLACE FINAL DRIVE INTERNAL GEAR/PARKING PAWL ASSEMBLY AND ACTUATOR GUIDE/PLUNGER AND SPRING ASSEMBLY-ALSO INSPECT PARKING GEAR FOR WEAR OR DAMAGE AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY-ALL 1984 TO 1987 PONTIAC 6000 AND BONNEVILLE MODELSWITH THM 440-T4 TRANSAXLE


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-39
Bulletin Sequence Number: 161
Date of Bulletin:Aug 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 94291
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:SHAFT CHAIN:PROPELLOR:DRIVE

Summary: MODULATOR VALVE BUZZ NOISE-CAUSED BY MISSING-ORIFICED CUP PLUG IN MODULATOR CIRCUIT OF CHANNEL PLATE FOR TRANSAXLE BUILT PRIOR 2/1/87 (JULIAN DATE 032)-SERVICEACTION-REMOVE TRANSAXLE AND INSTALL ORIFICED CUP PLUG FROM SERVICE PACKAGE-ALL 1987 PONTIAC 6000 AND BONNEVILLE MODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-40
Bulletin Sequence Number: 162
Date of Bulletin:Aug 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 94292
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC:OTHER PARTS

Summary: ERRATIC SHIFTS/NO UPSHIFTS IN THM 440-T4 TRANSAXLE CAUSED BY PARTICLES OF HARDENED IMPREX (TM) MATERIAL LODGING IN GOVERNOR PRESSURE CHANNEL-SERVICE ACTION-INSPECT GOVERNOR FOR BINDING WEIGH TS AND/OR MISPOSITIONED SPRINGS-LEAKAGE PAST CHECKBALLS-IF LEAKAGE REPLACE GOVERNOR ASSEMBLY-CLEAN GOVERNOR OIL PIPE RETAINER ORIFICED CUP PLUG/GOVERNOR FEED AND RETURN PIPES/ACCUMULATOR COVER AND GOVERNOR SCREEN-ALL 1984 TO 1987 PONTIAC 6000 AND BONNEVILLE MODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 88-7-9
Bulletin Sequence Number: 303
Date of Bulletin:Dec 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 95043
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:OTHER PARTS

Summary: NEW INPUT CLUTCH AND 3RD CLUTCH SEAL INSTALLERS-NEW SEAL INSTALLATION TOOLS FORINPUT CLUTCH INNER PISTON SEAL AND 3RD CLUTCH INNER PISTON SEAL-ALL 1985 TO 1988PONTIAC 6000/BONNEVILLE AND GRAND PRIX MODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 88-7-8
Bulletin Sequence Number: 302
Date of Bulletin:Dec 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 95044
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:OTHER PARTS

Summary: NEW 2ND CLUTCH PISTON SEAL-NEW SEAL USES DIFFERENT MATERIAL P/N 8668074-ALL 1985TO 1988 PONTIAC 6000 /BONNEVILLE AND GRANDPRIX MODELS WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 88-7-7
Bulletin Sequence Number: 301
Date of Bulletin:Dec 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 95045
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH ENGAGEMENT CONDITIONS PARK OR NEUTRAL TO DRIVE OR REVERSE/REVERSE TO DRIVE-OTHER CAUSES VACUUM LEAKS/STUCK MODULATOR VALVE/MISSING #9 CHECKBALL-NEW 1-2 SERVC CUSHION SPRING/REVERSE SERVO CUSHION SPRING AND REVERSE SERVO RETURN SPRINGP/N 8668121/8668123 AND 8668127-ALL 1987 TO 1988 OLDSMOBILE 6000/BONNEVILLE ANDGRAND PRIX MODELS WITH T4N 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-50
Bulletin Sequence Number: 293
Date of Bulletin:Dec 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 95053
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: SERVICE MANUAL UPDATE INFORMATION-UPDATES TO SERVICE MANUAL INFORMATION IN 1986440-T4 AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE UNIT REPAIR SECTION AND 1987 440-T4 AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE HYDRAULIC DIAGNOSIS AND UNIT REPAIR SECTIONS-ALL 1986 TO 1987 PONTIAC 6000 AND BONNEVILLE MODELS


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-46A
Replacement Service Bulletin Number: 87-7-46
Bulletin Sequence Number: 258
Date of Bulletin:Nov 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 95509
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH SHIFT CONDITIONS AND ON CAR SERVICE INFORMATION-ALL 1985-87 PONTIAC 6000 AND BONNEVILLE MODELS WITH THM 440-T4


SERERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-48
Bulletin Sequence Number: 228
Date of Bulletin:Oct 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 96207
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH 1-2 SHIFT-BULLETIN COVERS HARSH 1-2 SHIFT CONDITION CAUSED BY BLOCKED OR PARTIALLY DRILLED 2ND CLUTCH FEED PASSAGE IN CASE-REPAIRED BY MARK DRILL BIT AT 72MM, DRILLING 2ND CLUTCH PASSAGE TO DEPTH MARKED ON DRILL BIT-ALL 1984-87 PONTIAC 6000 AND 1987 BONNEVILLE MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THM 440-T4 (ME9)


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-7-46
Replacement Service Bulletin Number: 86-7-40
Bulletin Sequence Number: 226
Date of Bulletin:Oct 1987
NHTSA Item Number: 96209
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH SHIFT CONDITIONS AND ON CAR SERVICE INFORMATION-BULLETIN COVERS-HARSH SHIFT CONDITIONS AND SPECIFIC SERVICE INFORMATION-ALL 1985-87 PONTIAC 6000 AND BONNEVILLE MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THM 440-T4


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 88-7-23
Bulletin Sequence Number: 096
Date of Bulletin:Mar 1988
NHTSA Item Number: SB000595
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:SHAFT CHAIN:PROPELLOR:DRIVE

Summary: NEW BOTTOM PAN AND NEW LATEX COATED CELLULOSE GASKET-NEW PAN MUST BE USED WITH NEW GASKET SERVICE PART NUMBER 8662942 AND 8668028-ALL 1984 TO 1988 PONTIAC 6000, BONNEVILLE AND GRAND PRIX MODELS WITH 440-T4 TRANSMISSION EC


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 90-7-3
Bulletin Sequence Number: 066
Date of Bulletin:Sept 1989
NHTSA Item Number: SB009066
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: INTERMITTENT LOSS OF DRIVE (CHECK 1-2 BAND APPLY/NEW SERVICE TOOL)-THIS MAY CAUSED BY 1-2 BAND STOP (139) BEIGN BELOW SPECIFICATION ALLOWING BAND TO SHIFT OFF LOCTION CAUSING 1-2 BAND APPLY PIN TO MISS BAND WHILE STROKING, CREATING LOSS OFDRIVE-1-2 BAND STOP (139) CAN RPELACED WHILE TRANSAXLE IN VEHICLE BY REMOVING SCREWS (60), TRANSMISSION OIL PAN (59) AND OIL FILTER ASSEMBLY (58)-SERVICE PARTS8649302 STOP, 1-2 BAND ASSEMBLY-ALL 1989-90 PONTIAC 6000/BONNEVILLE/GRAND PRIX WITH THM 440-T4/HYDRAMATIC 4T60 OR THM F-7 TLH


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 90-7-22
Replacement Service Bulletin Number: 89-7-14
Bulletin Sequence Number: 008
Date of Bulletin:Jan 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB011643
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH SHIFT CONDITIONS & ON CAR SERVICE INFORMATION FOR HARSH 3-2 DOWNSHIFTS-BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE MAKE SURE TO DIAGNOSE SPECIFIC SHIFT CONDITION AND ALTITUDE THAT AFFECTS VEHICLE PERFORMANCE-DO NOT ASSUME THAT EVERY CONDITION LISTED APPLIES TO VEHICLE-ALL 1985-90 PONTIAC 6000/BONNEVILLE & GRAND PRIX MODELS W/4T60 440TA PYM 


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 90-7-36
Bulletin Sequence Number: 080
Date of Bulletin:Apr 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB013194
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: DISTRESSED SECOND CLUTCH-DIAGNOSTICS-84-90 PONTIAC 6000, GRAND PRIX, & BONNEVILLE W/4T60 TRANS RC


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 90-7-39
Bulletin Sequence Number: 083
Date of Bulletin:May 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB013197
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: TRANSAXLE BOTTOM PAN BOLT LEAKS-APPLY SEALANT TO PAN BOLT(S)-84-90 PONTIAC 6000,BONNEVILLE, & GRAND PRIX RC


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 90-7-40
Replacement Service Bulletin Number: 90-7-4
Bulletin Sequence Number: 084
Date of Bulletin:May 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB013198
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH ENGAGE-DOUBLE SUMP OR SHUDDER-PARK/NEUTRAL TO REVERSE-CAN BE CAUSED BY OXIDIZED FLUID, GLAZED REVERSE BAND ASSEMBLY FRICTION MATERIAL, OR IMPROPER SURFACEFINISH ON DRUM OF 2ND CLUTCH HOUSING-NEW REV BAND MATERIAL-ALL 84-90 PONTIAC W/440T4 TRANS RC


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 91-7-17
Bulletin Sequence Number: 202
Date of Bulletin:Nov 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB018204
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: INFO ON GRINDING/GROWLING NOISE IN PARK ON INCLINE-WEIGHT OF VEHICLE PUTS LOAD ON PARKING PAWL WHICH CAN CREATE GROUND-OUT PATH THROUGH DRIVE AXLE FRONT STRUT,SPRINGS, AND TOWERS-APPLY PARKING BRAKE PRIOR TO SHIFTING INTO PARK-80-91 PONTIAC RC


Replacement Service Bulletin Number: 91-7-7
Bulletin Sequence Number: 213
Date of Bulletin:Nov 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB021483
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: NEW 1-2 AND REVERSE BANDS-NO SELECTIVE BAND PINS REQURIED-6000, GRAND AM/PRIXRC


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 91-7-20
Bulletin Sequence Number: 214
Date of Bulletin:Dec 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB021484
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

Summary: 3RD CLUTCH PLATE ASSEMBLY ID'S RC


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 91-7-23
Bulletin Sequence Number: 216
Date of Bulletin:Dec 1990
NHTSA Item Number: SB021486
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: NEW THERMO ELEMENT AND PIN HEIGHT PROCEDURE RC


SERVICE BULLETIN NUMBER: 87-6-96
Bulletin Sequence Number: 115
Date of Bulletin:Nov 1991
NHTSA Item Number: SB029970
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC TORQUE CONVERTER (8/82)

Summary: CHUGGLE AT 35-45 W/TCC ENGAGED-NEW PROM DG


Replacement Service Bulletin Number: 90-7-22
Bulletin Sequence Number: 042
Date of Bulletin:Mar 1992
NHTSA Item Number: SB031061
Make: PONTIAC
Model: BONNEVILLE
Year: 1987
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSMISSION:AUTOMATIC

Summary: HARSH SHIFT CONDITIONS DG