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2006 Pontiac G6 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 156 repairs.

2006 Pontiac G6 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 69 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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2006 Pontiac G6

Engine not specified

Pontiac G6 in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2007

12400 mi
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
May 2006 - Mar 2010
Dec 2006

16000 mi

US $1
The brakes would shudder when braking from a high speed. The dealership turned the front rotors, under warranty. 
Mar 2008

21000 mi
A "thug" noise was noticed on the front end. The links on the front stabilizer bar needed replaced. 
Jul 2008

23000 mi
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
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

4340 mi
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
Nov 2006 - May 2008
Dec 2007

14000 mi
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
Dec 2006 - Jun 2011
Sep 2007

54000 mi

US $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 
Nov 2007

57000 mi

US $68
Bad thermostat 
Dec 2008

82000 mi

US $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
Oct 2007 - Aug 2008
Nov 2007

24000 mi
Replaced steering joint? and also bad tie rod on front drivers side. 
Jun 2008

29000 mi
Steering gear replaced AGAIN 
Aug 2008 Steering gear replaced a third time, but problem remained. Traded vehicle. 
Pontiac G6 in Missouri, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

28000 mi
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
Apr 2006 - May 2010
Jun 2007

7000 mi
Rattle in doors. Dealer tried expandable foam, but did not resolve. Said they need to wait for a service bulletin from GM to repair 
Mar 2008

10000 mi
Check engine light. Eventually went off (3 days). Was told it was probably just high humidity/rain. 
Aug 2008

12000 mi
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
Sep 2006 - Mar 2010
May 2007

26040 mi
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
Nov 2006 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

18000 mi
screwy accelerator pedal sensor defective XM tuner Replaced accelerator pedal sensor (email 020607) Replaced XM tuner (email 020607) 
Apr 2007

22000 mi
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 
Sep 2007

30000 mi
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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2006 Pontiac G6 Repair Histories

106 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Pontiac G6. 43 of these members (40.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 156 repairs to 2006 Pontiac G6s--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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