Try this. When I had my 96 Sunfire, I remember there was a recall on the PCM (one of the computers), about moisture entering it, and causing problems.
Get your VIN number (should be on your title), call your local Pontiac dealership, and see if any warranty recall work was done on your car.
The PCM controls a lot of the engine functions, spark, timing, fuel /air ratio, fuel pump.
If that has gotten corroded, that may be what the problem is.
You didn't indicate your motor size, so there are both.
That's a full list of all Service Bulletin and Recalls on your make / model car.
You may also want to have your fuel filter replaced. If it's clogged, there won't be enough fuel to power the engine.
I would check the recall status first, see maybe if that's it.
Sunday, January 13th, 2008 AT 10:44 PM