04 sunfire, dead, wont start


Asked by Aug 01, 2016 at 08:04 PM about the 2004 Pontiac Sunfire SL Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my son has an 04 sunfire, he drove it over to a friends house and it ran fine, but when he tried to leave it wouldnt start, its dead, no lights at all even when jumping from my car...

2 Answers


Bad or very dirty battery cables.


I agree with tennisshoes and also sometimes when jumping a vehicle it will not start right away if battery is really low. Leave cables on and slightly rev up vehicle that is doing the jumping for about a minute or two then try starting vehicle.

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