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I got a p0446 code on my 2000 pontiac sunfire,what does it mean?

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SOURCE: problem with my 2000 pontiac sunfire

sounds like the clutch disc on a/c compressor,rubbing on bearing/pulley. replace pulley and disc should solve your problem

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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SOURCE: What is the paint code for a bright red 2000 pontiac sunfire

Pontiac 2000 Bright Red code is WA8774

Here's a link to the color code chart...
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SOURCE: code 172 came up on diagnostic test

CODE PO172 - FUEL SYSTEM RICH BANK 1 CONDITIONS. POSSIBLE CAUSES : 1. BASE ENGINE MECHANICAL FAULT AFFECTING ONE OR MORE CYLINDERS. 2.EVAP SYSTEM COMPONENT HAS FAILED OR CANISTER FUEL SATURATED. 3.FUEL CONTROL SENSOR IS OUT OF CALIBRATION.( ECT IAT MAP ) 4. FUEL SYSTEM SUPPLYING TOO MUCH FUEL AT IDLE SPEED OR AT CRUISE. 5. FUEL INJECTOR(S) IS LEAKING OR STUCK PARTIALLY OPEN. ( ONE OR MORE ) 6. HO2S IS CONTAMINATED DETERIORATED OR IT HAS FAILED.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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SOURCE: what can cause overheating in a 2000 pontiac sunfire

Replace the thermostat. It will be fine after that. I know thats what everyone says anytime there is an overheating problem but in this case with the way the system works and it has been working fine up to this point, it's gonna be the thermostat.

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SOURCE: Were is the thermostat located in a Pontiac Sunfire 2000?

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Your thermostat is located under the thermostat housing, which is what the upper radiator hose clamps to on the top of your engine. Basically, you need to start with a cold engine, drain your radiator, then unclamp the upper radiator hose from the engine. Remove the bolts from the thermostat housing, and gently tap on it to remove it. clean up the mounting surfaces on both the engine and the housing, and install a new thermostat, and new gasket. tighten to proper torque, reconnect the radiator hose, then refill up the radiator and cooling system.

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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P0446 Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction. The code P0446 is set when the engine computer recognizes a fault or restriction at the vent control part of the Evaporative emission control system (EVAP).

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How do you repair P0446 trouble code on a 2000 pontiac grand prix gtp?


P0446 - Evaporative Emmission Control System Vent Control Circuit
Evap vent valve has only one purpose. It closes in order to seal the vent so the EVAP system can pressurize and ensure there are no leaks. Evap vent valve is usually supplied Batt. voltage with key on. The ECM's driver controls the ground, and when grounded, activates the valve (closing it). If the ECM detects a short to ground, and open,or a short to battery voltage on the control circuit, P0446 will set. Code also may refer to ECM detecting that EVAP system is unable to achieve or maintain vacuum during test.

Symptoms: There will be no obvious symptoms to driver, other than MIL illumination.

Causes: A code P0446 could mean one or more of the following has happened:
* Faulty vent valve
* Open, short or excessive resistance on Vent valve control circuit
* Blockage of vent valve
* Bad PCM

Possible Solutions: With a P0446 OBD-II trouble code, here are some things to try:
* Replace Vent valve
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* Repair open, or short, or resistance problem in power circuit
* Replace PCM


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I have a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville 3.8 non supercharged. It is throwing the codes P0446, P0452, P0453. Yes it is throwing all of them and that is what is confusing me. Just reset the codes, did a...


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P0453 OBD-II Trouble Code: Evaporative Emission Control Pressure Sensor High Input. P0453 code means that a reading from the engine's evaporative pressure sensor is higher than normal due to fuel tank vapor leaks into the system.

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You will have to get the codes for both of these modules.Then you can post back and I can help you and explain what they mean.Auto Zone will check the service engine soon light but I don`t know if they can check the theft light.They won`t charge you.

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