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Makes A Grinding Noise


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
3,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2001 Pontiac Sunfire engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 292001

(reported on)


  • 3,000 miles


I purchased a 2001 Sunfire and after 3000km it started making this grinding noise from the engine. I had it into the dealership 3 times to be fixed and they admitted that they had no idea of what was wrong. I go to GM Canada and after a while they get back to me and tell me that it is "normal wear and tear on the vehicle" and that it is "normal characteristics of the vehicle". On a brand new 3 month old vehicle I do not think this is normal or acceptable!! Surprise-GM won't do a thing about it! I am looking to see if anyone else is experiencing this same problem, preferably in Canada and if they are taking the matter further!! Please let me know!

- , Ponoka, AB, Canada

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