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Gears Are Sticky


really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
80,864 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replaced the clutch assembly and slave cylinder (1 reports)
1998 Pontiac Sunfire clutch problems

clutch problem

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1998 Pontiac Sunfire Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 032008

Sunfire GT 2.2L

  • Manual transmission
  • 161,557 miles


I have the same complaint as the comment before me. My dad is a retired mechanic and tells me I have air in the clutch. So we would bleed the clutch, and it would be good, but would come back and it kept getting worse. Everything has been replaced that has to do with the clutch - he even took the transmission completely out. It has been 7 months, I am so over this. My dad just doesn't understand what the problem could be.

- , Saskatoon, SK, Canada

problem #1

Mar 112008


  • Manual transmission
  • 171 miles

We replaced the clutch assembly and slave cylinder as it was impossible to change gears, they were very stiff . Since the repair I brought the car back 4 times and they kept on telling me that there was air in the system. They looked at it again, replaced the cylinder again and we are back at square 1. Still very hard to change gears and the mechanic is puzzled at what the problem might be.

- , Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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