Having problems with your 1997 Pontiac Sunfire ?
1997 Pontiac Sunfire 5 speed 2.2 L engine What would cause starter to stay engaged trying to turn car over even when key is not in ignition?
The starter solenoid became magnetized.This does not happen often but have had it happen on a personal vehicle.I had to replace the starter and it took care of the issue.
Most likely short in starter armature or stuck solenoid. starter replacement either way.
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