I got a 99 pontiac sunfire with 2.2 will not rev up

Asked by May 13, 2012 at 08:21 PM about the 1999 Pontiac Sunfire 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: General

To start the car u have to hold the throttle on the floor then will not rev up past 1500 Rpms when this happened I
was running down the highway at 70 and it just would not rev up

1 Answer

425

The two things I would check are the fuel filter and the catalytic converter. Both will give you lose of power if they are clogged.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • What is the ETS button for? 6 answers

    I cannot figure what the ETS button is for next to the steering column. What is it?

    2002 Pontiac Sunfire

    -

    General

  • 2001 sunfire 2.2 manual....idles fine, step on gas, bogs out, dies 7 answers

    my sun chicken was running fine 1 day, next day went to go to store, started car, running fine in idle. went to pull away and car stalled. started fine, but when push on gas pedal, engine will rev t...

    2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 pontiac sunfire won't start. 1 answer

    A couple days ago my battery light came on. I got my battery tested, and it was in perfect condition. The next day, while I was driving the radio lost power and within a couple minutes my engine los...

    2003 Pontiac Sunfire

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 Pontiac Sunfire Trouble shifting gears

    Recently aquired a 2002 pontiac sunfire, and after getting it safteyed i started having issues with it, the speedometer has stopped working and its revving really high before it shifts out of first...

    2002 Pontiac Sunfire GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 04 sunfire, dead, wont start 2 answers

    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...

    2004 Pontiac Sunfire SL Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Pontiac Sunfire Questions

Pontiac Sunfire Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,680
#2 Joeyadams
Joeyadams
Reputation 1,320
#3 Warren0007
Warren0007
Reputation 1,230
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,000 listings
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
30 Great Deals out of 2,871 listings starting at $900
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,215 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Camry
1,006 Great Deals out of 90,918 listings starting at $650
Used Pontiac Firebird
12 Great Deals out of 724 listings starting at $3,990
Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Focus
543 Great Deals out of 57,172 listings starting at $1,095
Used Chevrolet Impala
521 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,286 listings starting at $1,050
Used Ford F-150
2,198 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Pontiac Sunfire For Sale
71 listings starting at $3,975

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.