Bear in mind too, that if you use the battery disconnecting method, you might lock up your radio. If you don't have it's security code, it can be a pain to get it working again.
To reset the check Engine light, Take off the battery connections overnight. Connect them in the morning and the light should be reset. This was answered on another question. Also ensure that the gas cap is on tight, That can also cause the "check engine light to come on, You should hear 5-6 clicks when you tighten the gas cap. .
Recently had the same problem, thanks to my wife. Took it to CTC and was told to check the gas cap and tighten it, then run the car for a few days. This was enough to finally have it go out...took about a day and a half to rebuild pressure.
If a check engine light is flashing that means an engine cylinder misfire has been detected
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cant you need a scanner to check codes from 1996 and newer
it probably needs an O2 sensor they range from about 40-90 dollars
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camshaft sensor - signal low could be that or check the wiring to it. Other possibilities MAF or TPS
check if your battery is low than usual ..might be alternator problem
You mileage will vary dependent on the condition of your car, your driving habits and which engine/transmission you have. Check the web site below for exact specs. http://consumerguideauto.howstuffworks.com/1995-to-2005-pontiac-sunfire-6.htm
check your fuses first, then check your bulbs and then your relay.
Check the bulbs, check the fuse then check the switch.
check the owners manual
I have an 01 Pontiac sunfire and I have noticed that the check gages light comes on when the gas is low. I have never seen any other indicator come on for low fuel.
There is a trans dip stick on the back side of the engine. This is where you add fluid also. GoodluckJOe
The check engine light has nothing to do with an oil change. The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the failure that caused it.
I have a 1995 Pontiac Sunfire . The "check gages " light comes on when my gas tank is on empty. I dont know if this is a right answer but this is how I know I need to fill up at the gasbar .
You could be having a problem with your spark plugs and your dashboard is alerting you. You should have a mechanic check it out.
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P0442 Code indicates Evaporative Emission System Leak detected (small leak). What are the causes? What components need to be repaired
CHECK THE FUSE BOX UNDER THE HOOD OR CHECK YOUR OWNERS MANUAL THE FUSE SECTION
Check the main fusebox under the hood.
check down under the steering wheel at the bottom of the dash
Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem
check the piece of cardboard where the spare tire is. it should be on there
try un hooking your battery for the night then re hook it back up
You can check the big box parts house's websites for competitive prices.