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2000 pontiac sunfire

Car starts fine and runs fine problem is dash warning lights come on when driving down road . have tryed new ignition switch , cleaned grounds . checked connection at back of cluster

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  • grease ball Sep 25, 2008

    all warning lights . just like you had turned the ignition switch of & then on again for bulb test

  • grease ball Feb 25, 2009

    problem was remote start

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Check the firewall connector, water can get in it and cause this

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Which lights? Oil, Check engine, what?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    1997 sunfire with 2.4L as soon as it is put into gear all the warning light illuminate on dash. Can still be driven but runs poorly. What can be the cause of this issue?

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I had the same problem. Goodwrench looked at my car for 2 hours could not figure it out. Then they unpluged the body control module and plugged it back in and presto, problem solved.

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  • Jeremy Mar 16, 2012

    where is the body control module located exactly?

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You need to get a code reader to see if there is an error.

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