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1992 Pontiac Sunbird

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1992 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.

Engine -- Verified

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The ignition module or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to die and not restart. Diagnoses will be necessary to determine if the module or crank sensor is causing the no start condition.

1992 Pontiac Sunbird Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., September 5, 1991

Summary: THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING IS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR MISSING, LEADING TO A CONDITION WHERE THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH DOES NOT ENGAGE THE SECONDARY STRIKER.

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Drive Train, December 8, 1993

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING VERY COLD WEATHER, WATER THATN ENTERS THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT FREEZES AND CAUSES THE ACCELERATOR CABLE TO DEVELOP A HIGH EFFORT OR BINDING CONDITION.

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Drive Train, April 7, 1992

Summary: THE ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN KINKED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY. THE KINK IN THE CABLE CAN CAUSE EITHER A HIGH EFFORT ACCELERATOR CABLE, STICKING ACCELERATOR CABLE, OR A BROKEN ACCELERATOR CABLE.

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1992 Pontiac Sunbird Questions and Answers

Visitor, 1992 Pontiac Sunbird, V6, Lewisville, TX

hazzards work but arrows dont work for turn signal

Visitor, 1992 Pontiac Sunbird, 3.1L V6, Cove City, NC

car will not start untill you spray gas into the intake. after it starts it runs great, just wont start again after you turn it off without spraying gas into the intake again.

ezwwaters, 1992 Pontiac Sunbird, 3.1L V6, Bronx, NY

The power steering fluid seems to be leading. Having difficulties turning the steering wheel

iamsam, 1992 Pontiac Sunbird, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Waverly, NE

could this be bab starter? dont help to even jumpstart. or should i check cable connections again.

Flydutchman, 1992 Pontiac Sunbird, 3.1L V6, Leesburg, VA

Inside oil replenishment hole on top of the engine the push rod doesn't move while turning the starter. Engine just stopped running after a 2 minute drive. Battery strong, fuel pump running, s...

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