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I need a transmission for my 2004 Pontiac Grand Am 2.2 L eng 5 speed what vehicals are compatible

I have to drive my car with and automatic in 2nd gear because if I got it in drive it reaches 30 and dropped back down to 20 even with my foot still on the pedal and all it does is rev up the engine, what could be wroung??? And I need my car asap for girlfriend to go to work, me to school, and my daughter to doctors and ect... please help

they have not come back on. Ihave blinker lights all controls on level lights are working on dash. nothing to light up on mph, rpm, or fuel

What would it cost to fix?

2002 Pontiac sunfire, 2.2L

The car is in great condition, in the process of doing a little work to it. I am in the process of doing a little engine repair as per the codes I got when I gave it a test. I want to be sure that I am on the right track, and Im just curious if anyone can offer assistance.
First I was getting a misfire code, so this weekend I am changing the spark plug and then checking the cables a distributor.
Second was an RPM code, which said it was reving high. And I can notice this when I drive it. As it revs high before I get any real power. This is the main issue. And my suggested fix was the idle air control valve, and then fuel filter.
It appears to be getting fuel, so I dont believe its a pump issue.
3rd was an issue with a temperature circuit, likely a relay. But would that affect anything major?
And the last code was for the 02 sensor, which I replaced already.

If there is anything that I should do extra on top of what I am doing, can someone advise any other courses of action other than what I am already doing.

Thank

pulled out of driveway. shifted to drive. no click of shifter. runs in reverse, but won't shift to drive.

I got the car not too long ago and my windshield freezes and the defrost didn't work

My pontiac sunfires lights stopped working i checked the bulbs and connections but nothibg seems to be wrong. If it is the relay fuse where is it located and how many fuses or fuse boxes do i need to check?

wont shift into second gear

No clutch pedal

Leaked out all fluid from cylinder

Clutch pedal has no resistance

How can I fix it myself

The car runs decent. Sometimes it act it has a slow ideal on take off. But if u turn the Ac or heat on it dies

Also, the check engine light is on

I have a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire that want start. I have already installed 3 starters in my car and my car will run 2 to 3 days and then it want start again.

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

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. Then once I take off, it gets cold again. Also, I can smell the fumes from the catalytic converter and wonder if it being clogged might be correlated to the A/C running inefficiently.

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

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

Bucket seat. Not power seat. Lift front handle and nothing. Was a problem of locking in place .now just stuck forward.

Shifter will not engage or lock into any gear. Have to use emergency break to keep it from rolling away. Just a big paper weight now. Thanks for your help.

Had a new timing chain put in a Valve job done. She still backfires thru the exhaust. She is so far out of time the garage says new engine.The head is good yet.

How do replace it and what tools do I need?

how much to fix both of these and he to see to fix them

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.

in the middle of the nite the horn just started blowing for no reason..car was locked and not broken into.. we pressd horn to stop the blowin and now it doesn't work at all.. I had brought it in and was told there was a short and that the whole horn pad assembly needs to be changed.. how does one change this without paying an arm and leg at a mechanical repair shop... my dad is familiar with car mechanics but is a lil older and hasn't wkd on Pontiacs...please help ... I found a used horn assembly to save money as I am a single mother ... he just wants to know the easiest way and to make sure he doesn't have to take apart dashboard and or go through hassles of motor..thanks in advance

idles rough taken to a garage they think it needs a new computer

I'm putting a motor out of a 99 s-10 into a 2000 Pontiac sunfire and had to change the plates to be able to put My coil packs on the head instead of on the side of the block. When doing so, I need to replace the casket and don't know what it is called. Thank you

The whole car rumbles while I'm holding the brakes and it's in Drive second or first what would be causing this