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PONTIAC G6 - 2009 PONTIAC G6 Problems & Complaints

 
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by General Motors LLC

There are 245 complaints filed for the 2009 PONTIAC G6

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2009 PONTIAC G6. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2009 PONTIAC G6, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING: HEADLIGHTS

8/6/2014 - DESOTO, MO
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 PONTIAC G6. THE CONTACT STATED THAT BOTH FRONT HEADLIGHT SOCKETS WERE MELTED AND PREVENTED THE HEADLIGHTS FROM OPERATING. THE DEALER STATED THAT BOTH THE PASSENGER AND DRIVER SIDE HEADLIGHT SOCKETS WERE FAULTY. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED AND THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 89,000.

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ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

8/4/2014 - AUSTINTOWN, OH
WIFE WAS DRIVING VEHICLE ONTO RT 46 HERE IN AUSTINTOWN, OHIO WHEN THE POWER STEERING LIGHT CAME ON AND SHE LOST STEERING. SHE HAD NOT REACHED THE SPEED LIMIT OF 40MPH WHEN THIS OCCURRED. SHE MANAGED TO GET THE VEHICLE OF THE ROAD AND INTO A GAS STATION LOT GOING UP OVER A CURB PARKED IT AND THEN CALLED ME TO COME AND GET HER. I DROVE THE VEHICLE HOME ABOUT A QUARTER OF A MILE WITHOUT THE POWER STEERING. I THEN CALLED PONTIAC'S CUSTOMERS SERVICES AND TO NO PREVAIL GOT ANY SATISFACTION. I THEN MADE AN APPOINTMENT WITH SPITZER AUTOWORLD HERE IN LORDSTOWN, OHIO FOR FRIDAY AUG 1ST.,HAD THE VEHICLE LOOKED OVER, THEY TOLD ME THAT THE PROBLEM WAS WITH THE STEERING COLUMN AND THAT IT HAS TO BE REPLACED. I SEE THAT GM HAS RECALLS FOR STEERING PROBLEMS ON THE SAME YEAR ,MAKE AND MODEL BUT MY VIN# DOESNOT FALL IN THIS RECALL. SO AS OF MONDAY AUG 1ST I WILL BE BACK ON THE PHONE WITH PONTIAC

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STEERING

8/4/2014 - AUSTINTOWN, OH
WIFE WAS DRIVING VEHICLE ONTO RT 46 HERE IN AUSTINTOWN, OHIO WHEN THE POWER STEERING LIGHT CAME ON AND SHE LOST STEERING. SHE HAD NOT REACHED THE SPEED LIMIT OF 40MPH WHEN THIS OCCURRED. SHE MANAGED TO GET THE VEHICLE OF THE ROAD AND INTO A GAS STATION LOT GOING UP OVER A CURB PARKED IT AND THEN CALLED ME TO COME AND GET HER. I DROVE THE VEHICLE HOME ABOUT A QUARTER OF A MILE WITHOUT THE POWER STEERING. I THEN CALLED PONTIAC'S CUSTOMERS SERVICES AND TO NO PREVAIL GOT ANY SATISFACTION. I THEN MADE AN APPOINTMENT WITH SPITZER AUTOWORLD HERE IN LORDSTOWN, OHIO FOR FRIDAY AUG 1ST.,HAD THE VEHICLE LOOKED OVER, THEY TOLD ME THAT THE PROBLEM WAS WITH THE STEERING COLUMN AND THAT IT HAS TO BE REPLACED. I SEE THAT GM HAS RECALLS FOR STEERING PROBLEMS ON THE SAME YEAR ,MAKE AND MODEL BUT MY VIN# DOESNOT FALL IN THIS RECALL. SO AS OF MONDAY AUG 1ST I WILL BE BACK ON THE PHONE WITH PONTIAC

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STEERING

7/28/2014 - YOUNGSTOWN, OH
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 PONTIAC G6. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT 25 MPH THE STEERING WHEEL BECAME DIFFICULT TO TURN. THE VEHICLE HAD NOT BEEN REPAIRED. THE CONTACT WAS MADE AWARE OF A RECALL NOTIFICATION UNDER NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER:14V153000 (STEERING) BUT THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 89,500. UPDATED 9/4/14

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

7/25/2014 - CHEVERLY, MD
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 PONTIAC G6. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SIDE REAR DOOR POWER LOCKS FAILED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE DOOR LOCKS NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 60,000. UPDATED 09/05/14

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STEERING

7/25/2014 - ELKHORN, WI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 PONTIAC G6. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 10 MPH, AN AUDIBLE ALARM ACTIVATED INSIDE THE VEHICLE AS THE POWER STEERING WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED.IN ADDITION, THE POWER STEERING FAILED AND THE STEERING WHEEL WAS DIFFICULT TO MANEUVER. THE FAILURE OCCURRED ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE STEERING COLUMN AND THE POWER STEERING TORQUE SENSOR FAILED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 55,310.

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ENGINE

7/21/2014 - HAMMOND, LA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 PONTIAC G6. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT UNKNOWN SPEED, THE VEHICLE STALLED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A DEALER. THE TECHNICIAN DIAGNOSE THAT THE BELT TENSIONER PULLEY NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED BUT THE FAILURE RECURRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 22,000.

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STEERING

7/21/2014 - JANESVILLE, WI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 PONTIAC G6. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING AT AN UNKNOWN SPEED, THE STEERING WHEEL BECAME DIFFICULT TO MANEUVER. THE CONTACT MENTIONED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 14V153000 (STEERING). THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC. THE TECHNICIAN DIAGNOSED THAT THE ELECTRONIC STEERING MOTOR MODULE ASSEMBLY NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 30,000 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 31,000. UPDATED 09/02/14 UPDATED 09/18/2014

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STEERING

7/19/2014 - WEST HAVEN, CT
AT LOW SPEED THE VEHICLE MADE A LOUD "POP" SOUND, WHICH WAS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY SMOKE FILLING THE INTERIOR VIA THE AIR VENTS. THE CAR WAS IMMEDIATELY SHUT OFF AND THE HOOD OPENED. THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT WAS ON FIRE WITH FLAMES BETWEEN THE ENGINE AND FIRE WALL. UPON PUTTING THE FIRE OUT IT WAS FOUND THAT THE POWER STEERING FLUID HAD LEAKED OUT OF THE CAR ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD, RESULTING IN MELTING THE ENGINE WIRING AND OTHER COMPONENTS. THE ENTIRE SIDE OF THE CAR WAS SPRAYED WITH POWER STEERING FLUID AND THE TOP OF THE FENDER HAD BLACK SOOT FROM THE FIRE. THE HOOD PAD AND FIRE WALL INSULATION SHOWED LARGE AMOUNTS OF FIRE DAMAGE.

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ENGINE

7/19/2014 - WEST HAVEN, CT
AT LOW SPEED THE VEHICLE MADE A LOUD "POP" SOUND, WHICH WAS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY SMOKE FILLING THE INTERIOR VIA THE AIR VENTS. THE CAR WAS IMMEDIATELY SHUT OFF AND THE HOOD OPENED. THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT WAS ON FIRE WITH FLAMES BETWEEN THE ENGINE AND FIRE WALL. UPON PUTTING THE FIRE OUT IT WAS FOUND THAT THE POWER STEERING FLUID HAD LEAKED OUT OF THE CAR ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD, RESULTING IN MELTING THE ENGINE WIRING AND OTHER COMPONENTS. THE ENTIRE SIDE OF THE CAR WAS SPRAYED WITH POWER STEERING FLUID AND THE TOP OF THE FENDER HAD BLACK SOOT FROM THE FIRE. THE HOOD PAD AND FIRE WALL INSULATION SHOWED LARGE AMOUNTS OF FIRE DAMAGE.

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