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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2002 Pontiac Sunfire

2002 Pontiac Sunfire

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2002 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.

2002 Pontiac Sunfire Questions and Answers

pstory, 2002 Pontiac Sunfire, 4 Cylinder, OHV, Hamilton, OH

how do you replace a emergency brake cable?

bybbs, 2002 Pontiac Sunfire, 4 Cylinder, OHV, Chippewa Falls, WI

how do i loosen the tension to get my serpentine belt on? what tools do i need?

elsiekate, 2002 Pontiac Sunfire, Evanston, IL

I was trying to get an estimate of what it would cost to replace the timing belt on my car but timing belt replacement didn't appear in the list at the point where I would have filled it in (i...

yvon9866, 2002 Pontiac Sunfire, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Racine, WI

My transmission plate was damage due to hitting a curb.The plate and hoses were replaced..Now the transmission fluid is leaking

pops50, 2002 Pontiac Sunfire, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Malvern, AR

My engine is a DOHC. How do I test the ignition coil and control module?

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2002 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

I bought it new (my first car) and it lasted until last December when an idiot didn't stop at a red light and wrecked my passenger side completely. I am really sad to loose this car. It's beyond repair. While the suspension and air conditioning may be its weakest, this car had no issue up to 140,000KM. I was able to move so much stuff, drive long distances with no issue. As surprising as it could be, this car was amazing with extreme snow. Living in Canada, it is quite important. While other cars get stucked in parking or driveway and can't do anything, this sunfire with its rear wheel drive (mine was sunfire 2002 SX), just surpassed them all and was driving like a crossover on snow and icy roads. For the price it's really a good one for starters.

This cars major flaw is the head gasket,and cylinder head, i would blame it on the sticker that reads "only use dexcool" on the coolant resevoir, people dont pay attention to that and they go and put the green shit in there and that makes for a bad deal, over heat it once and the engines trash.

Great car. Bought it new, never had an issue, almost ready to turn 100,000 miles. Might have another 100,000 left in it!

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