2001 Pontiac Sunfire Repair and Maintenance

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

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Problems

Transmission Fluid Leak From Cooler Line

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 line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

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.

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Questions

engine light came on after full tune up (1 answer)

i had a full tune-up and engine light came on and stays on, took it back had it reset, they told me it was internal, what does that mean, also oil sencor replaced too and after driving a bit when idle it comes on also. i paid 900.00 for mt repairs, i also relaced the AC motor

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 ...

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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

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based on 4 customer 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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