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2006 Pontiac G6 repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (4%)

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2006 Pontiac G6 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (34%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 38 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

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

107000 mi

US $450
both outer tie rods, sway bar links, rt lwr control arm assembly 
125000 mi

US $700
had to replace both front wheel bearings 
145000 mi

US $600
left and right ball joints 
21000 mi A "thug" noise was noticed on the front end. The links on the front stabilizer bar needed replaced. 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4dr Sedan

201-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

23000 mi Steering clunk, needed lubricating 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4dr Sedan

167-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

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 

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2006 Pontiac G6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

24000 mi Replaced steering joint? and also bad tie rod on front drivers side. 
34000 mi Steering gear replaced AGAIN 
34000 mi Steering gear replaced a third time, but problem remained. Traded vehicle. 

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2006 Pontiac G6 2dr Coupe

240-horsepower 3.9L V6 6-speed manual FWD

40000 mi

US $230
Had to replace the wheel hub assembly. Probably happened after hitting a pothole or speed bump too fast. 
26040 mi Power steering pump Power steering pump 
62000 mi

US $450
RF hub made irregular noise during right turns and at speed > 40 mph. Tire tread or wheel well not cause of noise.  
70700 mi

US $795
LF strut needed replacement, but I opted to replace both driver and passenger side. 

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2006 Pontiac G6 2dr Coupe

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

45880 mi

C $575
Looseness in front end while driving. Replaced right outer tie rod and reset toe. $98.75 (+tax), but no charge under warranty. 
48360 mi Clunk in front end when slowing down on turns or on acceleration - bulletin #06-02-32-007d. Solved by lube and reposition of inter shaft. 
55180 mi Correct clunk in steering (again). New RO's: 89953, 86904. We'll see if it comes back again. 

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2006 Pontiac G6 Suspension Problems

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