The big culprit for the G6's lackluster performance is heft--the Pontiac weighs 3532 pounds. Parked next to a Grand Am, the G6, at 189. As the replacement for the dated Grand Am--a car that last underwent a major revision in 1999--the Pontiac G6 is shouldered with the unenviable dual role of slayer and savior. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. I know exactly what I will be getting as my next car!! For example, the was a class above the G6, while the was a class below. Updates design cues Midway through the 2009 model year, the G6 was given a facelift beginning from the front fascia, to its rear end.
An engine updates for the more expensive trims was also offered; a 3. Those accustomed to the sweet song of an Accord V-6 will cringe. This problem is primarily attributed to a faulty wiring. In 2006, the G6 added two new trim levels and two new bodystyles, a coupe and a. Note: This is an expansion of recall 14V-153 to cover additional vehicles built between April 1, 2006 and June 30, 2006. Every once in a while I'll even have a little fun to keep the videos fresh but I want to make certain you know that you can always email me at joet infinitiofkirkland. Std Std Engine: 4-Cyl, 2.
Gorgeous Exterior and nice quality interior. Remedy Dorman will notify owners, and dealers will refund the purchase price or replace the steering shafts, free of charge. By the time the bright blue test vehicle left my driveway, news had broken that the entire stock of 2006s had sold out. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. Its stylish and sporty appeal has earned the fancy of car owners from around the globe, and in fact, the mid-size car was dubbed as Pontiac's go-to car. No amount of throttle or even brake provocation could get the rear tires to come out and play. The seats are extremely comfortable and could accommodate much larger frames than mine.
The wind noise starts to bug you on the freeway. It may not be the best of all worlds, but it does bring the mainstream four-seat convertible up to date while the competition, mainly Chrysler, has not. Still, about 30 percent of those sales came not from the Joneses and Smiths but rather from the Hertzes and Avises. When looking for a fix, the most common solution reported for this steering failure is a steering column replacement. Also, be mindful of how the brake pedal performs as it says a lot about your brakes' condition.
Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. So, before the summer kicks in or if you live in a place that's mostly sunny throughout the year, you have to make your Pontiac G6 geared up for whatever the sunny season might throw at it. Despite our gripes about the ribbed-cladding division, Pontiac still managed to sell more than a million Grand Ams over the past five-and-a-half years. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737. We selected a 2006 Hyundai Tucson, drove it , liked it and were able to work out an excellent price. Recall Date 2014-07-21 Description Dorman Products, Inc.
These guys do the job the right way. Stereo controls and the stereo overall could stand improvement, but the recessed red gauges are contemporary and sporty. The most probable cause of this problem is a rusting pivot point. Steering feel is similarly dull. By the time the bright blue test vehicle left my driveway, news had broken that the entire stock of 2006s had sold out.
The convertible Pontiac G6 was later replaced by the , marketed as a Buick in the U. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Exterior The G6 convertible has a retractable hardtop that allows it to retain basically the same uneasy shape as the G6 coupe. Archived from on June 21, 2007. Interior The Pontiac G6 was first introduced at the 2003 as a concept car.
Pontiac fan or not, better take note of these common problems encountered with the G6 in order to prepare when such issues arise. The total number vehicles being recalled is now 1,131,113. But, now that i've rented the G6. The steering can only be called numb and disconnected, offering no passion or excitement in tight corners. The recall affects 426,240 in the United States, 40,029 in Canada and 7,572 in other markets. Exterior styling is classy and elegant yet sporty and youthful.
Ben assessed our needs and gave us a couple possibilities to work with. Rather than utilize the 9-3's 105. The recall began on July 17, 2014. Maybe we will never meet face to face, but I am forever in your debt for giving me the opportunity to share with you the things I have learned. We were impressed with the G6's ergonomics, fit and finish, and high-quality plastics--most of which are nicely grained and soft to the touch--and aesthetically pleased by the two-tone beige-and-black ambience. Steering Issues One of the most common issues reported by Pontiac G6 owners involves steering problems.
We all are ambassadors for the things we believe in regardless of where we were born and from my little corner of the world here outside of Seattle, Washington I want to express my sincere gratitude for you having invited me into your home, your place of work, or for simply taking a minute of your valuable time to listen to what I have to say. The move showed confidence in the G6, but the competition has lively, balanced handling that could be goaded into oversteer. It takes about 20 seconds to open and close the top, but you have to hold the button down the entire time and press it relatively hard for an electric switch. 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. In beancounter circles, this is bliss.