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pontiac sunfire: 2.3 liter quad 4 engine..twin cam

Customer Question

Is the 2.3 liter quad 4 engine from a pontiac sunfire campatible with the transmission from a 2.4 liter twin cam olsmobile alero?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 5 years ago.

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

yes

tims auto repair :

the bolt patternis the same

Customer:

so i can put the engine from the sunfire in the alero'

tims auto repair :

well

tims auto repair :

no

tims auto repair :

the engine harness wont work

tims auto repair :

but,,the transmission will

tims auto repair :

the 2.4 has a different harness than the 2.3

Customer:

ok well the motor in the alero has either a rod or lifter knocking and i was goin to swap the motors but i guess that wond work

tims auto repair :

no

tims auto repair :

that wont work

tims auto repair :

but

tims auto repair :

you should be able to find a 2.4 from a cavalier

tims auto repair :

olds

tims auto repair :

pontiac

tims auto repair :

buick

Customer:

alright so would i want to look for a new one, or just go to a salvage yard

tims auto repair :

a salvage yard would be the best bet

tims auto repair :

find one from a wreck

Customer:

ok

tims auto repair :

a new one would be high

tims auto repair :

$$$

tims auto repair :

you want to stay close to the same year 2.4 so you can do a simple swap

Customer:

yea that's what i was thinking

tims auto repair :

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Customer:

ok thank you i appreciate the help

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