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2001 Pontiac Sunfire

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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.

2001 Pontiac Sunfire Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, March 1, 2004

Summary: 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 Questions and Answers

Kater, 2001 Pontiac Sunfire, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Buffalo, NY

Okay, so i have a 2001 sunfire, 2.2L engine...and all of a sudden none of my gages are working, and my radio will come on and then shut off. :S it has its moments where my gages decided to work, bu...

Elisa, 2001 Pontiac Sunfire, 2.4L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Fair Lawn, NJ

My Odometer/Trip meter is not illuminated. Inspection says it is just a bulb, but I cannot see one to replace. Any ideas?

littlepaul, 2001 Pontiac Sunfire, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Millington, MI

The odometer flashes the milage then fades to unreadable numbers. If you hit the dash the numbers light back up but then fades again. Sometimes they remain on for a short time, but usually they f...

J.Morales, 2001 Pontiac Sunfire, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Bayamon, PR

I checked that the spark plugs had their spark, the 4 plugs work appropriately providing strong spark.

I checked the IAC sensor to the side of the throttle body, and it was dirty as if I had thro...

ritakoch, 2001 Pontiac Sunfire, Union, MO

the tracking light, comes on making the engine jerk, causing me to pull over to restart my car to get it to turn off it did die also on me so far changed the oil complet tune up and had to replace...

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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

best car ever 80,000 miles not one problem

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