Pontiac Solstice GXP Repair and Maintenance

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

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Pontiac Solstice GXP Problems

Rear Axle Pinion Seal May Leak

The rear axle pinion seal may leak causing fluid loss and possible internal rear end damage. Replacing the faulty seal will commonly correct this concern.

Contamination of extended life coolant
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Flush brake fluid every 60,000 miles

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

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Pontiac Solstice GXP Questions

Repair manual (1 answer)

In search of a good owner repair manual, user friendly for a GXP turbo engine 2.0L. Any suggestions?

Turbo charger boost pressure sensor (1 answer)

Took the car in to have a check engine light diagnosed. Turbo charger boost sensor was showing as the reason. My normal mechanic does not work on turbo engines but he can order the part. All dealers are asking double the part amount so I can imagine the labor will be crazy. Does anyone know i...

Check engine light keeps going on (1 answer)

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 ...

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Pontiac Solstice GXP Reviews

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
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...

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