Check for a short in the wiring, because sometimes the wiring for the 3rd brake light and the usual brake lights are different. So maybe the wiring for the usual's is damaged. i had this problem too. i took it to my mechanic and he checked just about everything...in the end he just jiggled the hazard light switch on top of the steering columb and that fixed it...so it might just be a short in the system...hope that helps REMOVE POWER AT BATTERY FIRST The person that tried to fix it saved you about $150 cnd. It is in the hazzard lights. The contacts arc causing the plasic to melt. It can be fixed better if you release airbag and then remove plastic around signal switch. Remove the $150 signal switch.(3 screws).Disconnect wires(remove white plasic at connector)this takes a bit of playing to get the bottom screw. remove the torx screws and watch for to small spring in the signal switch.do in the house at table. there is a lever for the turn signal cancel watch how it works .Look at hazzard light switch area. You will see some brown or black at contact. slide hazzard light switch and it will feel sticky and the contacts will not touch. use a sharp knife to smooth the plasic and clean the contacts. put it back together use an ohm meter to check continuity between proper contacts. (see Haynes or Chilton manual. I forgot color code ) make sure signal cancel works. Put back together. Use of hazzrd lights causes this. they turn them on to check your lights during oil change tell them not to, and to put foot on brake and turn the signals on.
The 1997 Pontiac brake light fuse is located in the fuse box. The brake light fuse will be labeled as the tail light fuse.
Check the main fusebox under the hood.
The brake light switch is located on the brake pedal bracket. You'll need to remove the trim panel beneath the steering column to get to the switch and the connector. FriPilot
The brake light switch is located on the brake pedal bracket. You'll need to remove the trim panel beneath the steering column to get to the switch and the connector.
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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.
my brake light stay on but emergency brake is unhooked
What causes a 1997 Pontiac sunfire gt with a 2.4 liter engine to stall when stopped at a light
Car has manual transmission.
screw in a new 56w bulb
There are several causes for ABS light to come on the 99 Sunfire. This may be due to worn or leaking master cylinder, contamination of brake fluid, or leaking brake hose.
The brake light fuses can be found in the fuse box. The brake light fuse will be in the second column, fourth from the top.
I have the same problem with my sunfire. no big deal. All the ETS(electronic tracking system)does is tell you and your sensors on your tires how well your tired are griping to the pavement.
The trunk light switch on a Pontiac Sun Fire is typically in the latch assembly. This is usually inside the trunk and under the carpet.
there is a switch up under the brake pedal
is your e-brake on?
Wheel speed sensor. have the ABS scaned
Might be a stuck brake light switch its located at the top of the brake pedal
i have a 2001 pontiac sunfire antitheft problem will not start anttheft light flashs on dash i can turn motor over buy jump starter but will not start
You have a bad alternator.
Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem
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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 .
It may be as simple as checking the fuse for the brake lights. Also, check the engine compartment fuse block. Your owner's manual has the specs you need. If the brake and turn signal lights use the same bulb, it has a duel element. One element probably blew before the other. Just replace the bulb. Currently having the same problem with my 98. Yes, the lights are dual element but the brake/turn action share the same element, the park light has it's own element. The answer to this problem I found is located closer to the top of the page titled "Why would the third brake light work but the regular ones don't work on a Pontiac Sunfire. I stumble across this today and it seems to be working,
To replace the brake light on a 2000 Pontiac Montana open the trunk to reveal the housing units. Find the lights and pull the bulbs out. Replace the units.