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1997 Pontiac Sunfire Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Pontiac Sunfire

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire is between $262 and $320 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$291
Annual Repair Cost
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Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The serpentine belt tensioner can fail; it may become noisy and/or the belt may jump off. Replacement of the failed tensioner will be necessary.
An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler ...
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Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
June 08, 2011
1997 Pontiac Sunfire
i love my 2.4L 150hp sunfire. I have owned several new cars, this one was only meant to be for work, but it's unusually fun to drive (provided its the GT package). i retired my 06 trailblazer to th...
October 09, 2010
1997 Pontiac Sunfire
Bought this 2.4L Coupe with all the upgrades except GT. Added mag wheels and wider tires and fake dual exhaust with a ( a bit loud )spark arrester only. It had 38000 in 2000 and up to 149000 now. R...
September 13, 2010
1997 Pontiac Sunfire
i have my 1997 pontiac sunfire with the 2.4 since august 2005 and my 1998 sunfire with a 2.2 only had the usual wear and tear problems, brakes, tires etc.. never any other problems, great on gas an...