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Theft System 1997 Pontiac Sunfire

I rebuilt an engine for a Pontiac sunfire recently just put the engine back in. By the way this is being built for a stock car. I've been having the issue where the car will turn over then start bu...

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Wesley Clemons

2002 Pontiac Sunfire Gt Shutdown

Driving down the road, vehicle shut down without warning. All the gauges are stuck in the same position. The vehicle is completely dead. I disconnected the battery hoping to reset the computer. St...

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97 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2 Engine Spark Plugs Stuck

I just brought a 97 Pontiac Sunfire, and my boyfriend was trying to change the spark plugs and he was able to get one out, but the others were stuck. Is this a common problem and if so, how do you...

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Can A 2.4l Ecotech Engine Fit Into A 2000 Pontiac Sunfire? It Will Basicall...

My 2000 pontiac needs a new engine, and since i need a new one i thought mind as well make it better.

Cody Campbell

Car Water Pump

Will a 2005 Sunfire water pump fit on a 2000 Sunfire?

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Car Is Overheating

My car was over heating before and I replaced the thermostat,radiator,starter,co... tank and much more.then a gasket was removed because someone thought the thermostat was there so we took it to a...

Steven Stopka

Leaking Coolant

PUT a new water pump and cerp. Belt on it. It runs great and does not overheating now but every time I shut the car off it leaks a pretty good puddle of coolant..what can be causing this?


2001 Ignition Switch

My 2001 pontiac sunfire ignition switch is broken but I'm not sure if it's just the switch or the cylinder. When I turn the switch on it goes all the way over and the anti theft light comes on and...


98 Sunfire Gt Wont' Stay Running

I removed the aftermarket antitheft system, was running fine for several years, last year it turns over but shuts off 2-3 second later...had someone come out and it literally took him 5 minutes to fix...

Hylaree Santos

2002 Pontiac Sunfire Coup

Recently purchased, driving up mountain to home, heat gauge was in normal range, outside temp 90 F steep incline, was going to pass car ahead of me, engine bogged down and stopped running. Pulled ov...

Christopher Burt


can anyone tell me what the problem is, I installed a new starter , drove it around , then got out of the car. had the keys in my hands, the car started making noise, i opened up the hood, smoke wa...

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Christopher Burt


ok, I installed new starter, problem is it doesnt start up right away, I was told had a bad valve, but after installed, drove it for a bit, when I turned the car off got out, I had the keys with m...

Jema Biggens

2001 Pontiac Sunfire Cranks Won't Start

Tried the 45 minute thing still won't start what about a kill switch

Aaron Spolar

No Gas In 01 Sunfire

So I have an 01 Sunfire which is not getting gas. After consulting the manual,it read "Very Important"before unplugging the battery be sure you have the anti theft pass code.I unplugged the batter...

8 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
Roger Lewis

Car Temp Going Red, Then Cooling Down While Highway Driving.

My 2.4L DOHC Sunfire has been running hot, but once it hits the yellow or red line, it then starts to cool down a minute later, to about mid gauge while driving (even at 65 MPH steady for 15 minutes...

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Roger Lewis

'99 Pontiac Sunfire Gt 2.4l - Engine Shake And Gas Smell

I have a 99 sunfire 2.4l that was recently making an electrical arcing sound while idling and would idle a little rough. I was told that it's possible an issue with the coil tower or the boots. I to...

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Michael Stewart

2001 Sunfire Air In System

My 2001 sunfire 2.2L keeps over heating. I think it has air in the Colling system. I have replaced the head gasket, had head milled, new head bolts and studs, new water pump, thermostat i open the ...

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Car Shut Off While Drivingdriving

My 2000 pontiac sunfire just off while driving, my check engine light didn't come on it just started putting and cut off. I tried to turn the car on several times it would start and cut right off, ...

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Lisa MtnHorse
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