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Pontiac G8 Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 23, 2015

The cables that attach the front seat belts to the vehicle may bend and break over time, resulting in the belts being ineffective.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for notification is not available as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15206.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 9, 2014

The ignition key may be unintentionally bumped while in the vehicle ignition switch cylinder, resulting in shutting off the engine.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in December 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14445.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 3, 2011

The passenger front airbag may fail to meet federal safety standards if deployed with the passenger seat in the full forward position.

As of this time, General Motors has not provided an owner notification schedule. There are no symptoms related to this recall. It would be best to avoid operating the vehicle with the passenger seat occupied and in the full forward position until the recall has been performed. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 21, 2009

The brake lights of the vehicle turn on as normal because the brake pedal contacts a switch called a brake light switch. On some vehicles, this switch may be incorrectly programmed to allow the brake lights to stay on continually. Secondly, each tire has a sensor in it that actively measures the air pressure that the tire contains. When this pressure becomes too low, the tire pressure warning light comes on. In some cases, the threshold of when the warning illuminates is too low.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the brake lights or a tire pressure warning light. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.