2009 Pontiac G6 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Pontiac G6
- Problems With Electric Power Steering System May Require Steering Column Replacement
- Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
- Oil Leak From Front Crankshaft Seal
- Poor Terminal Contact at BCM Connectors May Cause Electrical Issues
- The Fuel Gauge May Not Read Correctly and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0455/P0461
2009 Pontiac G6 Problems
Various issues with the electric power steering system may develop and could require replacement of steering column assembly.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
Vehicles with a 3.5L or 3.9L V6 engine may develop an engine oil leak from the front crankshaft seal. Our technicians tell us a revised front crankshaft seal is available to correct this concern.
2009 Pontiac G6 Questions
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The check engine light on my 2009 G6 has been coming on intermittently. I thought it was a gas cap issue as it had come on months ago, then shut off on it's own, but now it has come on again, but does go back off intermittently. We did recently have a cold snap here (temps. of -16 with -40 w...
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2009 Pontiac G6 Recalls
Increased resistance in an electrical connection at the body control module (BCM) may result in voltage fluctuations in the brake pedal sensor circuit. These fluctuations can cause concerns with various systems that monitor the position of the brake pedal, any of which would increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will reprogram the brake pedal sensor to correct these concerns.
On vehicles equipped with a 4-speed automatic transmission, the tabs on the transmission shift cable end may fracture and separate. If this were to occur, the shift lever and the actual position of the transmission gear may not match. The driver would be able to move the shifter to "Park" and remove the ignition key, but the transmission gear may not be in "Park." The vehicle may not be able to be restarted and the vehicle could roll away after the driver has exited the vehicle, resulting in a possible crash without prior warning. Dealers will install a retainer over the cable end or replace the shift cable as necessary. The General Motors recall number 12106.
The shifter cable adjustment may become dislodged. This may cause the vehicle to show that it is in "Park," when it could actually be in another gear. If this happens, the vehicle may move and not be secure. Dealers will inspect the shift cable adjustment clip to make sure it is fully engaged, and will replace any shift cables that cannot be secured. The General Motors recall number is 09041. The recall began on March 24, 2009.