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2007 Pontiac G5 repairs by problem area

Engine (14%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 80 repairs.
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2007 Pontiac G5 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (26%)

Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Pontiac G5

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Pontiac G5 in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2010 - Sep 2010
Aug 2010

46500 mi
Replaced stabilizer bar links. 

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2007 Pontiac G5 4dr Sedan

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Pontiac G5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Jul 2010
Jan 2010

37820 mi
headlights randomly turned on when car was off and parked. Intermittent, but would be for periods of time - concern about battery drain. Replaced light control module (circuit board). 

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2007 Pontiac G5 4dr Sedan

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac G5 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2014 - Dec 2016
Dec 2014

31000 mi

C $503
Control arm bushings shot. 
Jun 2016

62620 mi

C $600
Control arms and bushings replaced, struts replaced. Front end basically wore out. 
Pontiac G5 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Dec 2016
Aug 2010

31000 mi

C $100
Turn signal would not automatically shut off. 
Sep 2010

32860 mi

C $100
Key Fob Broke. 
Feb 2011

38440 mi

C $1800
Brake pads replaced and rotors machined. Front bushings replaced. 
Jun 2011

42160 mi

C $112
Temperature gauge 
Aug 2011

42160 mi
Thermostat replaced 
Jun 2012

53320 mi

C $50
Key Fob needed to be soldered 
Aug 2012

57640 mi

C $450
Normal Wear: Front rotors and pads replaced. Front passenger signal light bulb burnt out 
May 2013

65280 mi
Replace Pads, Machine rotors. 
Apr 2014

75920 mi

C $800
Rear springs replaced 
Nov 2014

83080 mi

C $900
Vibration in breaks: machined rotors. Replaced stabilizer bar links. 
Jan 2016

96300 mi

C $1500
Cracked manifold 

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2007 Pontiac G5 2dr Coupe

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Pontiac G5 in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2007 - Dec 2011
Jul 2007

2480 mi
Knock in steering column at low speeds. Dealer could not replicate. 
Apr 2008

7440 mi
Improper hood adjustment from the factory (common problem on these cars.) Knock in the steering, this time they could replicate but they thought it was my after market winter wheels, which it isn't since the problem first appeared on the stockers and since them I put them back on and still have the problem. Passenger door was "sagging" and rubbing on the fender and lower door sill (common problem on these cars) Brakes were warped they resurfaced the rotors and the pads too. Wind noise as highway speed and wind coming in from the passenger window, shop thought it was ok when they fixed the door but it wasn't! 
Jul 2008

9920 mi
Wind noise as highway speed and wind coming in from the passenger window, shop could not replicate they said it was too rainy to hear it??? Steering column replaced it was "knocking" during low speed turns 
Sep 2008

11780 mi
They ordered a new window seal. They put the new seal in, it didn't work. don't really know what they did the dealer bodyshop sealed the mirror cap and between the mirror and window so now it's quiet 
Dec 2008

14260 mi
Fan makes noise, they had a TSB but it didn't work, they ordered a new one, to be continued... Horn makes a weird noise, new one ordered. 
Jan 2009

14880 mi
They replaced the motor of the fan. They replaced the horn. 
Jan 2010

22320 mi
The front left link kit had to be replaced. 
Mar 2010

23220 mi
changed both door lock drums and the release mechanism on one side turned both rear rotors that were rusted and warped. 
Sep 2010

24180 mi

C $232
fuse and resistance for engine fan #1 and #2 were shot and had to be replaced. 
Pontiac G5 in Florida, United States
Apr 2012 - Oct 2013
May 2013

58000 mi

US $350
Replace leaking front strut assemblies. 
Sep 2013

62000 mi

US $60
Replaced exhaust cam solenoid. 

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2007 Pontiac G5 2dr Coupe

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac G5 in Texas, United States
- Apr 2008
Apr 2008

150 mi
Problem in the steering column with backlash being wrong. Warranty fixes it. 
Pontiac G5 in Alberta, Canada
- Jul 2009
Jul 2009

36580 mi
Whistling noise coming from drivers window. After a few trips to the dealer with mechanics test driving it, finally figured out it was something to do with the sideview mirror. Fixed. Mechanic also noticed a broken strut and fixed it under warranty. 
Pontiac G5 in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2014
Jul 2012

78300 mi

US $240
Down pipe flex joint failed, had to replace, $20 differance between stock and performance down pipe 

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2007 Pontiac G5 2dr Coupe

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Pontiac G5 in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Jan 2017
Jan 2009

17000 mi
Shift knob cap was broken/loose and the knob was replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2010

45000 mi
Chrome on drivers side interior door handle was begining to peel and was a sharp edge. 
Dec 2010

47000 mi
Electrical issue with tail lights. 
Mar 2012

56000 mi

US $220
AC system leak found. Replaced a part of the coolant lines and recharged the system. 
Jun 2014

63000 mi

US $755
Clutch replaced. It was no longer able to hold at full throttle. This is because the HP and Torque figures are considerably higher than the OEM clutch is rated for. There was no failure in the clutch itself. 
Pontiac G5 in Idaho, United States
Aug 2008 - Feb 2013
Jul 2009

11000 mi
Manual trans had a small leak around the case halves. The dealer took it out and resealed it with silicone, no problems since. 
Jul 2012

24000 mi

US $82
Belt tensioner pulley was loose and making noise, had to replace, along with the drive belt. 
Pontiac G5 in Michigan, United States
Sep 2008 - Jul 2012
Nov 2008

26000 mi
Rattle in IP or steering column. Replaced steering column. Still rattles. 
Feb 2009

32000 mi

US $23
Rattle in IP. Suspension bushings defective. Replaced for RH and LH. Shifter knob broke off. Glued back on. 
Mar 2009

35000 mi
Rattle in IP. 
Sep 2009

50000 mi
The ongoing rattle - diagnosed by me and fixed by me. The plastic trim the runs along the front of the IP - the section to the right of the steering column was not glued on appropriately. It was loose. I applied felt to the trim/IP meeting point. 
Jan 2010

55300 mi

US $105
Right front sway bar link replaced to fix noise. "Service air bag" light came on. I don't have the money to fix this right now and it have to wait. The light goes on and off intermittently. 
Feb 2011

93000 mi
Connections for airbag cleaned and system reset to turn service airbag light off. Light came on 1 week later. GM sucks. 
Jul 2012

135000 mi

US $3000
The car isnt repaired yet. Needs valve job. Brakes. Control arm bushing. Air bag light is on (dealer can't resolve). This car is the biggest piece of crap ever. Why GM went bankrupt. Quality is job 100. 

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2007 Pontiac G5 2dr Coupe

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac G5 in Maryland, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2016
Oct 2009

42000 mi
Leaking exhaust valve as evidenced by CEL 
Jun 2011

66000 mi

US $118
Chimes (seatbelt, lights on, turn signal) quit working. Replaced driver door speaker 
Dec 2012

97000 mi

US $165
CEL, Misfires on Cylinder 1. Injectors cleaned. Coil pack replaced. Ultimate diagnosis reveals low compression in cylinder 1. This is a recurrence of problem first addressed in Sep 2009. 
Mar 2013

98000 mi

US $1900
Ultimate fix required replacement of all 8 exhaust valves including new guides. Also replaced stretched timing chain. 
Jul 2015

105000 mi

US $500
Front brake pads and rotors replaced. 
Aug 2016

106000 mi

US $475
AC condensor was leaking, required replacement. Note the condensor had been replaced with a non-GM part as collision repair in 2009. The replacement was leaking. Turn signal/headlight combination switch would no longer self-cancel. Required switch replacement. 
Pontiac G5 in Ohio, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

87789 mi
Control arm bushing Sway bar bushings Sway bar endlinks 
Pontiac G5 in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2008 - Jun 2011
Mar 2008

1860 mi

C $1
Weather stripping above doors very cheap,lots of wind noise entering car at highway speeds,body panels don't line up properly,gaps around doors uneven. 
Pontiac G5 in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2012 - Jan 2016
Nov 2013

70400 mi

US $105
Stripped a stud changing the winter tires over. Wheel bearings showed a little play in them so changed both of them out. 
Pontiac G5 in Vermont, United States
May 2008 - May 2012
Jul 2009

15000 mi

US $100
Front rotors were warped at 15000 miles. Rotors were turned.  
Mar 2011

35000 mi
took in for noise in suspension. leaking strut. replaced 
Pontiac G5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

12000 mi
A bolt was sheared off of the front driver side wheel, due to and abrupt stop to avoid a DEER. 
Dec 2008

14000 mi
A service traction DIC warning...that appeared twice, I took it to the dealer and they said it needed a new sensor and harness. And that they would call to get it shipped. 

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