My daughter drives this car and it makes me extremely worried that something could happen. Complaint Number: 10460009 Incident Date: September 12, 2011 Date Added to File: May 30, 2012 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2009 pontiac g6. I refuse to do this again. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. These random failures in low beam illumination requires the driver my wife usually to immediately switch on high beams.
The wire is not heavy duty enough to be day time running light. The dealer lee peterson motors of yakima, 410 s 1st st, yakima, wa 98901, 509 731-3946 stated that an extra part needed to be purchased concerning the wiring. Problem started in may of 2012. The failure mileage was 70,000 and the current mileage was 105,000. I replaced this socket multiple times with the same results.
Please recall all for everyone's safety. Replaced with new bulb twice in a month. Looked like they were staying on. No need to spend a lot of money at a shop its a do it yourself project. Of course, it can also fail due to wear of certain components in the assembly such as the headlights, headlight housing, bulb, and lens. The lamp was not the problem. Investigated situation the following morning and found socket on same headlight severely melted.
When the brake pedal is then depressed with lights already illuminated, they go out briefly and then come back on. When I start the car in the morning and the headlight is out, then most of the time, it will turn on as I am driving down the road. Complaint Number: 10525745 Incident Date: July 2, 2013 Date Added to File: July 19, 2013 Description of the Complaint: I had someone following me home the other day and when we arrived they asked me why I kept putting on my brakes and letting off. Exterior Lighting 2009 Pontiac G6 Exterior Lighting Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 11182414 Incident Date: February 10, 2017 Date Added to File: February 25, 2019 Description of the Complaint: The headlight connector keeps making the headlight go out more then it stays on. Please have this investigated before someone gets hurt or killed. In 2014 when I had it changed, the mechanic informed me that something was causing it to melt and actually showed me the black melted tar in the back of the light.
I replaced the bulb in the headlight, and it was back to working as it should. The dealer was unable to retrieve the part. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for repair. I have read this is a common complaint among g6 owners. Complaint Number: 10551511 Incident Date: May 15, 2013 Date Added to File: November 8, 2013 Description of the Complaint: Drivers side low beam light went out. They replaced a brake pedal position sensor. They are on when the pedal is not depressed and go off when the pedal is depressed.
The interior lighting is also malfunctioning. Without it properly functioning, it is impossible for you to drive safely at night or in places where there is low visibility. No one was around the car when it went off. My sister owns the same vechile but is a 2006 and she has been fighting the same issue. We then went to purchase a replacement the local auto parts stores were unable to assist us.
The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 65,000. The vin was not included in the recall. We cranked up the car and stood behind it and watched and the brake lights would come on and go off without anyone even sitting in the car. We replaced the bulb every few weeks for it to only burn out a few days later. Complaint Number: 10915589 Incident Date: October 5, 2016 Date Added to File: October 12, 2016 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2009 pontiac g6. I put the new bulb in and two to three days later, it was out again.
The contact stated that upon starting, the low beam headlights did not illuminate. It is first noticed when starting the car while even having headlamps set to automatic, they do not light up. I found a replacement connector at napa auto parts and replaced it. Headlight out again less than 2 months after replacement. This situation makes this vehicle useless and unsafe half the time, I. The manufacturer was not notified.
The vehicle was not repaired. Remove the 4 bolts securing the headlamp assembly and remove headlamp assembly. Complaint Number: 10502628 Incident Date: February 20, 2013 Date Added to File: March 13, 2013 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2009 pontiac g6. Before I brought my car off the lot the dealership had to replace the left low beam headlight. Complaint Number: 10610763 Incident Date: April 1, 2014 Date Added to File: July 15, 2014 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2009 pontiac g6. Also, the headlights are part of the daytime driving lights. I have found out this is not an uncommon problem.
Also, check the seal at the seam, which holds the front lens to the assembly. This is extremely hazardous since my headlights will go out randomly while I am driving. Without properly working headlights people are going to get seriously injured or kill someone because we can't see properly. Now no accident has occurred, but the bulbs only last about a month. With increasing frequency both low beam head lights fail while driving at night. The approximate failure mileage was 79,000.