Pontiac Solstice GXP Repair and Maintenance

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

Care must be taken when opening and closing the manual convertible top. The top is prone to damage from improper use.
The fuel injection system for the 2.0L turbo engine places fuel directly into the combustion chambers. This is called "direct injection". Due to the high fuel pressure associated with this type of system a noticeable clicking noise can be heard from the fuel injectors.

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

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About every 6 months or so, the check engine light comes on. Generally, it has been the #3 cylinder and has been since I've owned the car - I bought it new. It has always coded as a misfire in the #3 cylinder. At one point, a dealer rebuilt the entire engine, gave me a new computer for the ...

car to dealr , he says timing belt shows wear and says $1600 dollars to repair I think a little wear is normal, what do you think?

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Trunk space is almost nil when the top has been opened. Cup holders are in an awkward position on the back center of cockpit, the pasenger cup holder is more accesable to the driver, it opens from the center console. The air turbulence in the cockpit will blow out anything not nailed down. A windscreen is available but I do not have one. The pickup when merging with traffic is very quick. The c...

this is like driving a rice burder add a turner, bigger intercooler bigger turob adjustible bov valve you can play with the big boys but you can HANDEL

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