Pontiac Repair and Maintenance

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

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Pontiac Problems

Problems With Electric Power Steering System May Require Steering Column Replacement

Various issues with the electric power steering system may develop and could require replacement of steering column assembly.

No Start Due to Failed Passlock Sensor

The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition. Our technicians tell us that the ignition lock cylinder should be replace to correct this condition.

Erratic Shifting of the Automatic Transmission

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

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Pontiac Questions

Power steering recall (1 answer)

I took my car in last November 15, 2015 after receiving several recall notices. I had experienced the power steering going out when I would pull in my drive way or slow to park. Now a year later, I'm having the same problem only worse. It took all the strength I had to keep from hitting a pol...

Refueling my car in the winter, the pump continues to click off as if its full. (1 answer)

2006 Grand Prix GXP V8 5.3L Last winter and again this winter the gas pump clicks off non-stop while fueling my car. It doesn't matter if it's empty or half full. It takes forever to fill my tank in the winter. I have no problems with it in the summer. I have tried pulling the gas...

Having any electrical/power issue, please help!! (1 answer)

OK, i recently bought a 1993 firebird V6 manual, it had sat for about 9 years. got it up and running, was running perfect. then one day about 2 months after i got it running and been driving it almost everyday. it wouldn't start, so i jumped it and it drove home fine. Then i drove it up to VA...

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Pontiac Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or in some cases replace the air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Recall 16V127000

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture when deploying the air bag due to excessive internal pressure. As a result, metal debris could be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or air bag module depending on the model free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture when deploying the air bag. This is due to excessive moisture intrusion compromising the inflator. As a result, metal debris could be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or air bag module depending on the model free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Pontiac Reviews

My car has 206,638 miles runs pretty darn good. The car is soft and seems to have a lot of body roll and doesn't handle that well. The car has never been wrecked. It started leaking really bad and the drivers side floor board would turn into water puddle. Couldn't figure out where the water was coming from (checked windshield, sunroof and the cowl) and it turned out to be where the outer skin o...
I wanted to love this car. I purchased it 2/15, the last 8 months have been hell. Replaced tie rods, struts, front brakes 4 times, yes I said 4 times. 2 sets of tires. The gas tank has read full since I bought it. Replaced filler neck, back brakes.. I'm sure I'm forgetting more.. now my wire harness was damaged when my mechanic replaced the struts, and my windshield wiper bar was rubbing agains...
I have just bought a 2007 G6 GTP 4dr Sedan with the 3.6 VVT engine and 56,000 miles. This is my second G6, previous was a 3.5-V6 SE traded after 110,000 miles. Love the looks, ride and handling of this car. I'm a Brit and this car is as close to Euro cars as you'll get from this side of the pond. Performance is right up there with my 3-liter Jag X-type (smaller car) space inside is better th...

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