Battery Replacement: 2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl.

Pontiac Sunfire Model Years - 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Where the battery is located and how to remove the 12V battery terminals

Author

Hans Angermeier is an ASE certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician and has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road. Over the past 10 years, Hans has been focused on building CarCareKiosk, which is visited by millions of drivers each month.

2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbo Sedan Windshield Wiper Blade (Front) Replace Wiper Blades

Did you know that the sun wears out wiper blades faster than rain? Replace your blades twice a year

2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl. Lights Daytime Running Light (replace bulb)

DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly

2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl. Lights Turn Signal - Rear (replace bulb)

Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl. Oil Change Oil and Oil Filter

Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?

Share on   Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook
Parts & Tools
We may earn a commission from qualifying purchases as an Amazon Associate
Video Description

Where is the battery located in a Pontiac Sunfire?

The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2005 Pontiac Sunfire. We recommend changing the battery in Pontiacs every 4 years. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Sunfire that you need to replace.

The battery location in a Pontiac Sunfire can typically be found in the engine bay, but may be in the trunk, fender or inside of the vehicle. You may need to remove the air filter housing, a plastic engine cover or parts of the cowl to find the battery in your Sunfire. See exactly where the battery is located in your 2005 Pontiac Sunfire.

Replacing the battery in your Sunfire involves removing the terminals. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. In some Sunfires, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. If you can't find it, call Pontiac and they will give you the code for free. In many Pontiacs, the transmission "learns" how you drive over time and makes adjustments, so you may experience altered driving dynamics as your car re-learns your driving style after changing the battery.

  • Advance Auto coupon for
    20% off entire order: KIOSK20