What will i need to do to hook up a radio in my 2000 pontiac sunfire correctly?? For the 98 there are two different starters. Remove the brace and place it aside. Identify the cylindrical support brace on the front of the engine -- it runs from one side of the engine to the other, directly underneath the starter. Everything I look up ends up being cavalier. About the Author Robert Moore started writing professionally in 2002. Remove the bolts from the thermostat housing, and gently tap on it to remove it. Run a wire to the fusebox for switched power.
Tools required for oem replacement radio, torx keys set. The battery constant always sends power to the radio to save your radio stations and other audio settings. Basically, you need to start with a cold engine, drain your radiator, then unclamp the upper radiator hose from the engine. You're fuse might be ok but if the relay went bad it won't work. Oh, and while doing this I accidentally touched the terminals on the starter together and sparks flew. My step father started to put it one and realized it was not the same as the one he just pulled off. If equipped, remove the two end bolts and the center bolt at the rear of the starter using a socket and ratchet.
I do not remember it like this, but seems to be the only option. There is a red light that blinks and is labeled security system on the front of the current stereo which is the one that came in it from the factory. It can be reprogrammed, but is complex to do. Lower the front end onto the jack stands and remove the jack. The information give you handy reference that includes comprehensive explanation of how to perform all disassembly,install,assembly,removal,replace,adjust and inspect operations and Notes,Caution,Warning before completing procedures,let you get a better,in-depth understanding for your vehicle,save you a lot of time,and use an inexpensive way to keep your car in top shape. Since the wiring diagram is not good does not even show relay. Automotive wiring in a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire vehicles are becoming increasing more difficult to identify due to the installation of more advanced factory oem electronics.
Posted on Feb 15, 2009 It appears to be that the radio clock display has malfunctioned, and is due for a replacement radio, which could be an aftermarket or oem radio, maybe found at a junk yard. Position the floor jack under the front reinforcement ribs of the front suspension crossmember. Our remote start wiring schematics allow you to enjoy remote car starting for an air conditioned cabin in the summer and remote vehicle starting for a warm interior in the winter. The accessory switched wire sends power to your radio only when the key is in the ignition and your 2000 Pontiac Sunfire is on. I need to trace the wires to see if they are disconnected somewhere. The labels can usually be ordered from a local dealer.
Tighten the starter bolts to 30 foot-pounds, using a torque wrench. Always verify all wires, wire colors and diagrams before applying any information found here to your 2000 Pontiac Sunfire. Remove the two starter mounting bolts. I bought a new starter but it was not the correct one for my car. When she left work she got in her car and went to start vehicle but nothing happened.
Use of the Pontiac Sunfire wiring information is at your own risk. Mar 03, 2010 most cars have a relay along with a fuse. One of the most time consuming tasks with installing an after market car stereo, car radio, satellite radio, xm radio, car speakers, tweeters, car subwoofer, crossovers, audio equalizer, car amplifier, mobile amp, car amplifier, mp3 player, ipod or any car audio electronics is identifying the correct color car audio wires for your 2000 Pontiac Sunfire. I bought the wrong one the first time. Posted on Nov 24, 2009 The problem is in the ignition cylinder lock. Tighten the bolt to 13 foot-pounds. Install the starter mounting bolts and the bolt that secures the rear support bracket to the engine block.
I was smart enough to take nuts and bolts to separate 2x pair of 2 wires with flat tabs. He has prepared business plans, proposals and grant requests. Check your wiring and make sure the correct radio wires are hooked up to the correct wires on your factory harness. It appears that they only place it goes is the starter, to get a constant source of power. Upon realizing how terrible the radio was, frequency separation , I went and got her an aftermarket head unit. Or if I unhook it, the car wont start. Whether your an expert Pontiac Sunfire mobile electronics installer, Pontiac Sunfire fanatic, or a novice Pontiac Sunfire enthusiast with a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire, a car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time.
Can I unplug this radio and replace with a after market or will this cause other things to not work. The lights and power in car work fine but the car did not turn over. These manuals show Pontiac Sunfire drivers,users how to quickly diagnose what component needs inspection or replacing,repair,schedule routine maintenance,troubleshooting your car,fast get the job done right the first time. Hello, I replaced the transmission and clutch in my car, having to remove the entire transmission as a unit to to it, then replaced it. To the best of my knowledge, Haynes manuals do not provide detailed speaker wiring schematics. I am begining to think B+ has 3 wires while M only has its silver mesh ground from solenoid to starter.