Pontiac G6 Repair and Maintenance
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Pontiac G6 ProblemsLow beam headlights
Both of my low beam headlight keep going out. Can replace them and with in two days there blowed again. My brother and one of my friends are having the same problem with there G6
Vehicles with certain V6 engines may illuminate the Check Engine Light one or more of the following codes: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0336, or P0391. Our technicians tell us that some vehicles may require a powertrain control module (PCM) software update to correct this issue. Other vehicles may have excess camshaft end play on one or both cylinder heads which will need to be corrected using special procedures outlined by GM.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
Pontiac G6 Questionswhere could a front end rattle be caused from? (1 answer)
A recall for the brake cable had been completed well, about a year ago, since then I have noticed a front end rattle..kind of sounds as if you had a screw with a washer ....but the connection is loose so it rattles....something like that..i cannot figure out where the hell it's coming from.....
Replaced pedal position sensor - nothing
Replaced throttle body - worked for 2 months
Checked body to ECM connectors/harness - looked good
Checked ECM to throttle position sensor - looked good and replaced - nothing
My husband has has to replace the wiring harness once on the driver side and twice on the passenger side because it keeps getting so hot that it burn and melts the wiring harness. Has anybody else has this problem, or know of a recall for the problem?
Pontiac G6 RecallsPower Steering Failure
These vehicles have power steering units which may fail while driving. Loss of power steering is most noticeable while driving slowly or parking, resulting in a heavier feel at the steering wheel. Slow speed maneuvers can become difficult and potentially unsafe. Dealers will replace the affected components free of charge. This recall is an expansion of an earlier GM recall (14V-153) to cover additional vehicles.
Increased resistance in an electrical connection at the body control module (BCM) may result in voltage fluctuations in the brake pedal sensor circuit. These fluctuations can cause concerns with various systems that monitor the position of the brake pedal, any of which would increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will reprogram the brake pedal sensor to correct these concerns.
The shift cable may fracture, which can mislead the driver into thinking the transmission is in a certain gear, while actually being in another. This can cause a safety issue, as when "Park" is selected, the vehicle may not be securely in "Park". Dealers will replace the shift cable assembly and mounting bracket free of charge to resolve the concern.