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2006 Pontiac G6 Problems and Repair Histories

103 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Pontiac G6. 39 of these members (37.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 111 repairs to 2006 Pontiac G6s--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Pontiac G6 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Pontiac G6 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Pontiac G6 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Pontiac G6 repairs by problem area

19% of the 2006 Pontiac G6 repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 31% to the suspension, 18% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 111 repairs.

2006 Pontiac G6 repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Pontiac G6 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 16% cost less than $100, 42% between $100 and $499, 31% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 55 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Pontiac G6

Engine not specified

Pontiac G6 in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 11160    
12400 0 clunk noise in front of vehicle 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Pontiac G6 in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 14000    
16000 1 The brakes would shudder when braking from a high speed. The dealership turned the front rotors, under warranty. 
21000 0 A "thug" noise was noticed on the front end. The links on the front stabilizer bar needed replaced. 
23000 0 The keyless entry remote needed replaced as the battery holder broke. They covered it under warranty. 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4dr Sedan

201-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Pontiac G6 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 3720    
4340 0 I bought this car for my dad as a daily driver and he noticed after 8 months of driving it that the right front speaker was very tinny sounding, as if it had blown. As the car has such low mileage it is covered under warranty of course and the GM service 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4dr Sedan

201-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac G6 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 9000    
14000 0 fog lamp switch burned out. Could not tell if fog lights were on. 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4dr Sedan

167-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac G6 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 37000    
54000 50 Clunk in when steering at slow speeds. Intermediate drive shaft was replaced. Total bill was $228. Extended warranty covered everything but the $50 deductible. - Thanks Michael. Feel free to email me if you need any additional details - Chris (cm5025 
57000 68 Bad thermostat 
82000 80 Check engine light tripped/upstream O2 sensor replaced. Did work myself. 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Pontiac G6 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 23000    
24000 0 Replaced steering joint? and also bad tie rod on front drivers side. 
29000 0 Steering gear replaced AGAIN 
0 Steering gear replaced a third time, but problem remained. Traded vehicle. 
Pontiac G6 in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 12000    
28000 0 Rear passenger window would go down but not back up.  Inside trunk release button only worked 10 percent of the time since purchase. Told that there was no problem found but it has worked 100 percent of the time since getting it back from the shop. 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 2dr Hardtop conv.

227-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Pontiac G6 in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 0    
7000 0 Rattle in doors. Dealer tried expandable foam, but did not resolve. Said they need to wait for a service bulletin from GM to repair 
10000 0 Check engine light. Eventually went off (3 days). Was told it was probably just high humidity/rain. 
12000 0 Air intake manifold switch stuck in perfomance position. New intake valve switch ordered. 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.9L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Pontiac G6 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 16740    
26040 0 Power steering pump Power steering pump 
 

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2006 Pontiac G6 2-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Pontiac G6 in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 16000    
18000 0 screwy accelerator pedal sensor defective XM tuner Replaced accelerator pedal sensor (email 020607) Replaced XM tuner (email 020607) 
22000 0 brakes were creating a "growling" noise. dealer refinished rotors (front and rear), ordered new bearing/hub assembly for left rear brake front air deflector was partially hanging off. dealer resecured deflector and replaced missing retainer clips height adjustment switch for driver's seat was sticking. switch assembly came loose from trim panel, dealer resecured switch and reinforced existing mounts to prevent switch from loosening again. one of the trunk cargo net plastic anchors would not secure on the stud. kept popping off. dealer replaced broken anchor. dealer replaced rear left wheel hub/bearing assembly 
30000 0 with cruise control on, car would accel even if not on a hill, but while tach shot up, car itself did not move any faster. trans appeared to "slip." later, trans was stuck in first and second, but after shutting engine off and restarting, problem only app dealer replaced valve and channel plate for previous transmission problem, new valve was defective. had to be replaced a second time. 
 

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