Pontiac Sunfire Repair and Maintenance

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

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Pontiac Sunfire
$
259
to $
1,499
Pontiac Sunfire
$
514
to $
772
Pontiac Sunfire
$
770
to $
2,046
Pontiac Sunfire
$
246
to $
650
Pontiac Sunfire
$
226
to $
1,021

Pontiac Sunfire Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

Check Engine Light Due to Engine Misfire

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail causing an engine misfire, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Diagnoses will be required to determine the cause and needed repair.

Serpentine Belt Tensioner May Fail

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.

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Pontiac Sunfire Questions

What would cause my A/C to only fail when idling or at a stop ? (1 answer)

First off, I'm quite sure the catalytic converter needs replaced. I'm not sure if this would effect the A/C performance, but just recently the A/C stopped blowing cold air. After adding coolant, it works but only when the car is actually 'going'. When idling, it blows hot air. The...

I live in Southeast Missouri trying to find the cost to replace a head gasket (1 answer)

I have a couple of friends who knows about cars so we could probably do it ourselves but what is the part itself cost

My whole electrical panel doesn't work. What B will if cost to repair or replace (1 answer)

Nothing works and the windows don't come up. Gas gage, speedometer, rpm all are nonworking help

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Pontiac Sunfire Recalls

Brake Lights and Turn Signals May Not Work

The brake lights and rear turn signals may stop working due to insufficient contact between the socket and bulb. Inoperative tail lamps may not communicate the driver's intentions, increasing the risk of a crash. If both tail lamps become inoperative, the cruise control will not engage. Dealers will inspect the rear lamp bulb socket assemblies and apply grease or replace them if needed. The recall began January 18, 2005. The GM recall number 04083.

Rear Safety Belt May Be Installed with an Incorrect Fastener

On 37 vehicles, the passenger-side rear safety belt may have been installed with an incorrect nut and bolt. In a severe crash, the upper seat belt anchorage may separate, reducing the effectiveness of the seat belt and increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect the safety belt anchorage and install a new nut and bolt. The recall began August 23, 2004. The GM recall number is 04056.

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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Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

My fairly new wife bought this car new without power windows on purpose and demanded A/C (AZ) . After 11 years with it she grew weary of driving a stick shift and sold the car to me so I would have something nicer than my 34 year-old Chevy Monza. I kept the Monza another year then tearfully parted ways with her (the Monza). The wife had no other complaints about this car except the E-brake...
I have had my 2003 Sunfire since 2004, I bought it from Enterprise Car Rentals, I have had nothing major, my A/c Compressor went out in 2011 had it replaced, Breaks one or 2x's, runs fantastic, great gas millege 14mpg, my Power Window on passenger side has gone out 2x's once were both, now just passenger side motor. I am having the Crankshaft Seal replaced next week. Besides all these Transmi...
Bought used 13k miles now 98k. One of the best cars I.ve ever owned.Great car to drive.

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