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2009 Pontiac Solstice Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2009 Pontiac Solstice based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The 2007-2009 Solstice is known to have issues with the EVAP system, a part of your emission control system.

The EVAP canister vent valve or valve solenoid wiring may fail causing illumination of the check engine light, setting code P0446, and problems filling the tank with fuel.

To correct the issue, the EVAP canister vent valve, solenoid, and wiring must be inspected. The most common fix is replacement of the wiring connector or replacement of the vent valve assembly.

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

Care must be taken when opening and closing the manual convertible top. The top is prone to damage from improper use.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.