The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start on Pontiac Sunfire

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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Average mileage: 87,686 (53,000–106,431)
3 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005
10 people reported this problem
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2005 Pontiac Sunfire 105,000 mi,
Died while driving. Towed to a repair shop and mechanic stated fuel pump needs to be replaced.
2003 Pontiac Sunfire 53,000 mi,
My started hesitating then it stalled. It would start up again only to stall right away. My mechanic suspected and electrical problem as they do occur on this model but the electricals were fine. The fuel pump was silent when trying to start the car and there was no gas in the fuel line. Had to replace the pump.
2005 Pontiac Sunfire 82,000 mi,
car failed to start,fuel pump replaced.