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2001 sunfire losing water

Engine sounds like its lost compression when cranking but it will still start. 2 mile drive and ypu have to add gallon plus of water but no sighns of losing water anywhere

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Sounds like blown head gasket

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SOURCE: my 1997 sunfire wont start. the engine will turn over.

its a sunfire , have a buddy sit in your car and you go to the back have him turn the key to the on position... not the run position and listen for a buzz or whiiirrrrrring sounds, do this several times if no noise chances are your fuel pump is dead, a common chev problem, if it has no noise you can try giving it a few good whacks where the fuel pump is located at the tank and try again more often than not this will get your fuel pump buzzing again and then you will know if your problem is at least in the front or the back..
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SOURCE: 2000 Sunfire coolant problem. Engine overheating,

ok, its time for a radiator flush. there is major sludge in the internals of this radiator. Make sure the thermostat is in the correct position as well. I've seen many cars come into my shop with the thermostat inserted backwards.

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SOURCE: 2001 2.2 sunfire engine will start rattling after warming up

Timing CHAIN tensioner you mean? Better have that noise checked ASAP. It may be a problem with the timing chain.

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SOURCE: 2001 Pontiac sunfire, 4 cyl. standard.won't start

hi its the starter or starter relay....i had the same problem...first the relay then the starter

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