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Realy esnsor I am working on a friends pontiac sunfire. I have changed the plugs and wires and will not start.. She had run in with a medium sized snow bank about a week ago,when she got it out she could only go about 10 miles an hour and the car spit and sputtered and was also starting to over heat. Could a sensor need to be reset?

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The 2001 pontiac sunfire has a very common electrical problem right off the line....nothing is done right.....check the wire for the starter relay and if they are ok check the starter solinoid itself if its the same problem if you go to tighen the terminals they will bust off from voltage arking inside

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