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Knocking sound in pontiac sunfire 4 cylinder - 2001 Pontiac Sunfire
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Knocking sound in pontiac sunfire 4 cylinder - 2001 Pontiac Sunfire
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Knocking Noise - Drive Train? Hello, I would like and share a question about my 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix. There is a knocking like sound coming from the front on the car during the following situations: 1. When putting it into gear Drive / Reverse from a parked position, there is knocking sound or abnormal 'clunck' sound. 2, The same knocking sound. can be heard when pressing the accelerater while cruising down the street or Hwy.. It occurs and I let off the accelerater, t
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I have a 1996 pontiac sunfire with the 2.2 litre 4 cyl , my question is, it has a rough idle but driving down the road its fine and only idles rough when engine is warm. It threw a p0300 random cylinder misfire so i changed plugs and wires,new o2, coils are good. Mechanice diagnosed it and said all it can be now is timing chain jumped a tooth and wants 700 to fix, does all that sound right? Could it be something else? I DO hear a slight clanking noise under hood when i start it but thats all. Pl
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2003 Pontiac sunfire sometimes knocks when I brake...sounds like it is coming from my rear brakes. Does not do it all of the time (but more than usual lately)
Hi there, It could be many things. Loose bolt, shock ball joint, brake pad, brake caliper ect. You may have to get in there to take a look and wiggle some things areound to determine what is causing the clunking. my Dodge Ram does that on the front l ... 2003 Pontiac Sunfire
2003 pontiac sunfire 2.2L, idiling rough and runs rough with poor power, sounding as if it isrunning on less than 4 cylinders. problem started with no warning.check engine, troubleshooting light is flashing problem started yesterday, i have replaced the air filter and am about to replace fuel filter later today unless I get advice to the contrary thank you in advance
If engine light is flashing it is not firing on all cylinders. a scanner will tell you what cylinders are misfiring. could be plugs. coil or other problem ... 2003 Pontiac Sunfire
I have a Pontiac sunfire 2003 just got the slave cylinder replaced.. Everything was till we drove it 200miles then the service wrench and theft system light came on the Gage's when stopped drop down to 0 including the gas gage driving long distance need help now... Car is still good any solutions?
Go to autozone and have the code reader hookeed up . takes minutes but may direct you to the problem. was slave installed properly? ... Cars & Trucks
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1997 pontiac sunfire 2.4L.dual overhead cam 4cyEngine started making knocking noise while driving on highway. The hotter the motor got , the louder the knock got and the less the motor continued to ru
Sound like low oil pressure.check engine oil level when engine cool.oil level should be at the full mark on oil dip stick.if oil level okay replace oil filter and oil.if engine still knocks check oil pressure.make sure engine not over heating.because ... Cars & Trucks
I have a 1995 GMC Sonoma, 2.2 liter, 4 cylinder, Standard Transmission, and i was wanting to know about this knocking sound when my shift light comes on. ill be driving, say 1st gear and when the shift light comes on it starts this knocking sound, after i shift its gone, but when my RPM's raise and the shift light comes back on it starts knocking again until i shift then the sounds gone.
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I have a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire. Sounds a little sputtery when I am idling. She also labours when I try to excelerate faster. The check engine light is also flashing.
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My 2003 silverado is running bad. It has the 5.3 liter with 70,000 miles. It almost sounds like it is out of time and multiple cylinders have dropped. A friend suggested we replace the knock sensor. Does that sound like something that would cause this? The code scanner said multiple misfires and didnt specify a certain cylinder
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Tie rod knocking on pontiac sunfire - 2004 Pontiac Sunfire
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Vehicle has a very loud knocking noise only under acceleration (heavy acceleration). It sounds like detonation (the "marbles in cylinder" sound).This only happened after I changed the plugs and 2 of the ignition coils. I initially received a Restricted Power light and my check engine light came on. So while I was changing the coil pack I figured I would change the plugs as well. I also need to know the cylinder firing order for the car. right now the car isnt performing at 100% power when hard a
G'day\015\012Over tightening wont give you a problem untill you try to get them out again but incorrect plug type could give you that problem but if the knock is a deep sound under heavy acceleration it could be a big end bearing for your sake ... 2005 Jaguar Xjr
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There is an engine knock or loud ticking all the time. It seems to be coming from the right cylinder bank area. When I disconnect the wires to the different coils it changes. there could be more than one source of the knock/tick. Sometimes it sounds like a lifter tick. Other times it almost sounds like a wrist pin knock. Are there any common problems with this engine? I am going to tear into it tomorrow. I am a primarily domestic vehicle tech with 20+ years of experiance.
You are right, most likely a lifter !!Crank shaft bearing (rod) may be, or a broken piston ring will do it also, while you have it apart check these! ... 1999 Acura SLX
Engine was running well then just started knocking loudly sounds like the noise is coming from the #2 or #3 cylinder sounds really loud as if a rod knock.
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I have a 2 door 2003 pontiac Sunfire that sounds like a airplane or lawn mower engine when I accelerate and while driving (but gets worse when I accelerate). The sound lessens when I come to a stop. It sounds and feels like the car is working really hard. We had new front tires put on a few months ago because they needed to be replaced. The sound was before and now after those being replaced.
You may have a manifold leak. Does the engine sound like its sucking air or blowing air at an idle? If so thats your problem. ... Pontiac Sunfire
My 2004 pontiac sunfire is making a thumping sound while driving sound like its a flat tire but they are all less than a year old the sound stops when you turn left I have been told it may be a cv joi
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There is a clicking sound that emanates from the driver side of my '05 Pontiac G6. It sounds similar to the sound an ignitor on a gas grill makes, only constantly. The noise goes away immediately when I turn the heater & a/c off (to 0), and conversely starts back up when the heater is switched back on. There are very few moments when the noise goes away on its on, but they are very short lived and far between.
Clunking noise front when turning left and does it right also but not as bad 2006 g6 at low speed and goes away as you speed up but always there i have replaced lower control arms both side still there ... 2006 Pontiac G6
Problems In a cylinder of pontiac sunfire
With the coil pack sometimes water gets underneath causing the spark to travel underneath it. otherwise use above fix. ... 1999 Pontiac Sunfire
Oil leak Have a 2004 Pontiac sunfire. Have leak on right side of engine (above the cylinder head gasket). Appears to be coming from oval shape plate just above hoses. Is there a gasket in this area that may be causing the leak to avoid removing cylinder head for fixing?
The round oval shaped object in question should be the canister where your oil filter goes ,yes there is a gasket on the inside that may have been broke or left off on your last oil change ... 2004 Pontiac Sunfire
Misfire cylinder one. I have replaced the cole and the module, new plugs new wires. I have good compresion in all cylinders and good fuel pressure as well. Any ideas as to what is going one. It is on a 2003 pontiac sunfire with a 2.2 liter motar
Do a cylinder leakage and injector balance test on that cylinder. You may be leaking vacuum and injector may not be up to par with specs.\015\012If you still can locate the problem have ignition system scoped out with a scopemeter. ... 2003 Pontiac Sunfire
2003 ponitac sunfire, almost 88,000 miles. Slowly was making a 90 degree curve when loud pounding sound started somewhere in the rear of car. Stopped & put it in park and revered the engine and there was no sound then. In less than 1/4 mile it started again. Like knocking on top of an automatic washing machine. Though car was going to explode. Nothing hanging down under the car. Then got the smell of burning brakes. Drove about 4-5 miles before I could stop. By then the smell was really
Sounds like a combo condition concerning your rear brakes and wheel bearings, if the noise was or is louder on right turns then left replace the right side wheel bearing and vice versa.Get this car to a shop however immediately as the ABS brake syst ... 2003 Pontiac Sunfire
I have a 2002 Dodge Neon 4 cylinder, The other night it froze because i didnt have anitfreeze in it The next morning i tried to start it and i heard a little knocking noise it sounded like it was close to the battery. Ithawed it out and it wouldnt start, We bought new spark plugs and we sprayed starting fluid in it i still cant get it to start it just keeps turning over and over it doesnt sound like its attempting to start. What could it be??
When it 'thawed out' did you see water leaking out from the sides of the engine on the bottom? Is there spark at the plug wires? If it truly was frozen due to no antifreeze, it should have leaked out of the 'freeze plugs' which were designed to all ... 2002 Dodge Neon