2005 Pontiac Sunfire No Start

Asked by Jan 07, 2015 at 07:32 PM about the 2005 Pontiac Sunfire Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car has acted up a couple times in the past two years; either dying once after starting or
dying once in traffic.  Each time it fired up and was fine.  Went to go to work the other day
and it didn't start.  All dash lights come on at Run, then when in Start just the Check
Engine light is on when you hold it in Start.  No noise from anything.  I switched out the
crank relay and checked all the fuses in the panel and under the hood.  Pulled the starter
from under the car and had it tested.  Fine.  Put in new battery as old one didn't have
charge or would hold a charge.  Nothing.  

It is an automatic transmission and the shifter seems weird: When I turn the key to Run
and leave it in Park, it would roll if I let it.  I'm pretty sure Park should be Park no matter
what is going on so I'm thinking it might be a transmission problem.  Unfortunately I can't
check if it has codes because I replaced the battery.

Any ideas would be welcome.

Thanks

1 Answer

my mechanic suggested it might be a bad wire from the ignition to the relay panel under the hood

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Pontiac Sunfire Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Pontiac Sunfire Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,560
#2 Joeyadams
Joeyadams
Reputation 1,310
#3 Warren0007
Warren0007
Reputation 1,200
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,302 listings
Used Chevrolet Cobalt
42 Great Deals out of 4,756 listings starting at $1,719
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,628 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
23 Great Deals out of 3,696 listings starting at $800
Used Pontiac G6
69 Great Deals out of 5,047 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
889 Great Deals out of 35,178 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Accord
996 Great Deals out of 74,834 listings starting at $899
Used Pontiac Bonneville
8 Great Deals out of 654 listings starting at $1,375
Used Honda Civic
820 Great Deals out of 69,461 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
992 Great Deals out of 65,968 listings starting at $1,595
Used Pontiac G5
10 Great Deals out of 554 listings starting at $2,499
Used Chevrolet Blazer
1,297 listings starting at $2,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,057 Great Deals out of 82,871 listings starting at $670