2006 Pontiac Solstice Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Pontiac Solstice

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2006 Pontiac Solstice Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Use proper care when moving convertable top
Care must be taken when opening and closing the manual convertible top. The top is prone to damage from improper use.
Rear Axle Pinion Seal May Leak

The rear axle pinion seal may leak causing fluid loss and possible internal rear end damage. Replacing the faulty seal will commonly correct this concern.

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2006 Pontiac Solstice Questions

Can I pull the fuse to disconnect the trunk is ajar alarm? (1 answer)

The rear part of the convertible top release only works on the driver's side when I push the button. Now I can't get the trunk shut and the alarm on the dash won't shut off.

repair estimate for drivers side convertible top cable? (1 answer)

thieves attempted to break into my convertilble on the drivers side near the door lock; stretching the cable that keeps the top drawn tight/secuer when the top is up

2006 pontiac solstice lock symbol on the dash is on I try to start it won't cran (1 answer)

The sercurity lock light is on then try to start it and I get nothing won't crank
Over the message reads service airbag

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2006 Pontiac Solstice Recalls

Ignition Lock Cylinder Concern

In order to help prevent rollaway type accidents, all late model vehicles are designed so that the transmission must be in park (or reverse for a manual transmission) before the ignition switch can be turned to the "off" position and the key removed. These vehicles are being recalled because the key can be removed when the ignition is not in the "off" position, increasing the risk of a rollaway type accident. Dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace the ignition lock cylinder as necessary. 2 new keys will also be supplied and programmed as required.

The AIrbags May Not Deploy as Expected

These vehicles are being recalled because the weight on the key ring and/or a jarring event while driving may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine. If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the ignition switch to correct this concern.

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2006 Pontiac Solstice Reviews

Rated
based on 2 customer reviews
2006 Solstice with leather interior. Leather seats stretch out quickly and the bottom bunches up. Plastic dash and interior door handle bars are quick to get dirty but easily cleaned. Only problem it ever had at 88,000 miles now was a bad Solenoid in the transmission that caused a jerky when shifting to lower gears. Cost about $700 to replace due to transmission labor costs. Otherwise great car...
Great sport car, fun to drive, all kind's of praises from on looker's. Too bad about the ignition problem.

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