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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1990 Pontiac Sunbird

1990 Pontiac Sunbird

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1990 Pontiac Sunbird Problems

Engine -- Verified

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

Drive Train -- Verified

The torque converter clutch can stick "on" after extended freeway driving causing the engine to stall when coming to a stop. Our technicians tell us when this occurs, the engine usually will restart and stall when put into gear. After allowing about twenty minutes for the engine and transmission to cool down, the engine will start and the transmission will operate normally. Replacing the torque converter clutch solenoid, transmission fil...

Brakes -- Verified

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.

Engine -- Verified

A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal engine idle resulting in a stalling condition. A stalling condition may also result if an idle learn procedure is not performed if the battery goes dead or is disconnected.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

It is very common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.

1990 Pontiac Sunbird Questions and Answers

wacollins, 1990 Pontiac Sunbird, Stockbridge, GA

how to fix to much gas flow

Visitor, 1990 Pontiac Sunbird, Phoenix, AZ

engine when warm, will stall when put in gear.

Visitor, 1990 Pontiac Sunbird, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Fremont, CA

crankshft got turned with out marking now car wont start

Visitor, 1990 Pontiac Sunbird, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Massillon, OH

car will not stay running

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1990 Pontiac Sunbird Reviews

This car is cheap and dependable, but VERY SLOW. It feels like a heavier car in hard cornering. Mine had a single overhead cam 2.0L I4, 3 speed automatic. I don't see how a V6 could improve this car at all.

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