Changes consisted of a revised front and rear fascia as well as a revision of the dashboard, most notably adding an updated radio with capability. When parts are available, owners will be mailed a second letter to come in to have the applicable bulletin applied. They replaced the rear main crank shaft seal, it was in the garage until August 21, 2008, on this day when we picked the car up, we had to take it right back to the garage because it was hesitating to start and the transmission was shifting hard. Archived from on 21 February 2009. A rear wing reminiscent of sports option package on the race car is fitted at the back, underneath the proper racing rear wing. Your owner's manual will list all this.
The affected steering shafts may have a yoke that inadequately supports the u-joint bearing resulting in a premature failure. To check the fluid level, start and run the engine for several minutes to get the oil hot. New parts solve common problems such as leaky, charred or smoky-smelling transmission fluid. The engine warning indicator illuminated continuously. The vehicle had not been repaired. The fracture prevents the driver from selecting gears and may cause the vehicle to move in an unintended direction.
Pontiac should pay for my repairs. I believe Pontiac delayed the notice long enough to make sure owners would be denied on the 100K limit. Both trims, however, used a 3. Interior The Pontiac G6 was first introduced at the 2003 as a concept car. The consumer stated the shift cables were loose. A four-speed automatic transmission was standard, but for no cost, a six-speed manual transmission was available. Midway through the model year the six-speed manual was dropped with the 3.
It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. You are going to destroy some stuff and have fluid everywhere! Subsequent to this model's introduction, General Motors entered bankruptcy, and announced that the G6 sedan would be discontinued in 2010. Unscrew it then check the level by finding if the fluid is to the hole. Bulletin 14117 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from February 1, 2008, through February 28, 2008. The contact stated that the vehicle experienced difficulty shifting in park, drive, and reverse. See picture below The fluid should be level with the edge of the hole or just barely running out when it is full. Bulletin 14116 covers model year 2004-2006 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx, 2005-2006 Pontiac G6 and 2008-2009 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from March 1, 2008, through June 27, 2008.
It was introduced in 2004 for the 2005 model year to replace the. Dealers will replace the torque sensor assembly. Apr 20, 2011 You wont fine one because There is no dipstick. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who stated that the transmission would need to be replaced. Wherever you find yourself, ensure that your car performs to the best of its ability by installing new Pontiac G6 automatic transmission parts. A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders.
Then remove the check plug located just below and forward of the right drive axle. If any fluid comes out then the level is ok Nov 14, 2009 There are only 2 dipsticks in the engine compartment, on that engine the oil dipstick will be in the front and the transmission dipstick will be in the back by the firewall under the windshield remember though unlike the oil level that you check with the engine off the tranmission fluid level needs to be checked with the engine running and in park Oct 22, 2009. So in the few months that I have owned the car it has been in the garage for almost a month getting repair after repair done to it. The failure mileage was 78,000. The recall affects 426,240 in the United States, 40,029 in Canada and 7,572 in other markets. Coupes and convertibles ceased production at the end of the 2009 model year, making examples with the 2009. The front and rear fenders flared to cover the wide, 18-inch wheels and class-spec Hoosier racing tires.
Most other Pontiac models had been discontinued, but the G6 was in high-demand for fleet vehicle orders, facilitating production to continue while the brand was wound down. The custom tube-frame chassis is not at all based on the road car's chassis and the 6-speed gearbox delivers power to the rear wheels. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The recall began on July 17, 2014. In the beginning of August, we noticed that the oil kept going low.
The contact stated while driving approximately 40 mph, the transmission emitted a loud clunking noise with extreme hesitation. As a result, the contact was sometimes unable to start the vehicle because it was not recognized as being in the parked position. The vehicle was not taken to have the failure diagnosed or repaired. On September 21, 2012, General Motors recalled 473,841 vehicles involving the , Pontiac G6 and from model years 2007 through 2010 equipped with four-speed automatic transmissions. The total number vehicles being recalled is now 1,131,113. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn.
When we got it back from the transmission repair the air conditioner was no longer working and the brakes were squealing. The car was built on the which it shared with the and along with other General Motors vehicles. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. This is of major concern for me, an accident almost occurred due to this problem. The transmission fluid level must be checked from under the vehicle. On September 12, 2014, Autoblog did a follow up on the individuals who won the vehicle on the tenth anniversary of the telecast.