2001 Pontiac Sunfire Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Pontiac Sunfire

2001 Pontiac Sunfire Problems

Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

Turn Signal Switch May Fail and Cause Signals Not to Work

The turn signal switch in the steering column may fail causing the turn signals not to work on one or both sides.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Questions

Parking Break not applying.. (1 answer)

So I bought a 2001 Pontiac sunfire as a beater car. The parking break doesn't work and usually this isn't a problem but because it is a manual I kind of need it. When I pull the lever the light comes on and it locks into place but it does not apply the parking break.

I have replaced the head gasket, water pump, and radiator. Still need some help! (1 answer)

Ok so, I replaced all of the above. Before, the heat would get ice cold, the car would overheat, and if I loosened the cap, blackish water would shoot out of the overflow tube. Now, the heat always works, the car overheats a little, not as bad as before. I also get a very weird gurgling noise as ...

my key wont turn to on nor off,it is stuck on accl (1 answer)

i had my father look at my ignition because he knows alot about cars but couldnt figure out what was wrong with it either. i also have to detach my battery because it keeps dying. ever since my ignition stopped turning my battery dies, wipers dont work,heater dont work and my sun roof wont open

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Recalls

Recall 04V036000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AND THE DRIVER HOLDS THE KEY IN THE "START" POSITION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD, HIGH CURRENT FLOWS THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, AND SOMETIMES PRODUCES ENOUGH HEAT TO MELT INTERNAL SWITCH PARTS.

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

I absolutely love this car- minimal problems and a lot of fun to drive!
I have had my car for 9 yrs. haven't had any major problems with this vehicle. i love this car. gas mileage is great.
This car is good for first time drivers it has a few minor issues that if kept un supervised could go bad but good on gas and reliability i baught it at 74500 miles and have pushed it severly 8 hours of driving a week but once somthing gose wrong it gose quick it took my car 4 days from the start of the issue to the fuel pump giving out

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