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I have a small transmission fluid leak and need a flush and bushing replacement on a 2006 Pontiac G6. How much should that cost?
If the fluid leak is from the transmission oil pan, the leak will be resolved once the transmission fluid and filter is changed. In practice, when the oil pan is re-installed after draining the fluid, a proper pan to transmission...
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Started hearing knocking from engine. Pulled dipstick and no oil. Will adding oil make knocking go away?
That will have everything to do with how far you drove without oil pressure. I can't give you a mileage figure, but as soon as the oil pressure goes away, continuing to run the engine is doing damage. The longer...
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My steering assist, I believe, is going out at random in my 2006 Pontiac G6.
The two recalls that you are referring to implicate only vehicles equipped with electronic power steering. Not all G6 production in 2006 was equipped with such a system. For example, if your 17 character VIN sequence has a "B" in...
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where is the thermostat housing?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Pontiac G6. To replace your thermostat, all you have to do is follow the upper radiator hose to the left side of the motor, above the A/C compressor, and you will see the...
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Throttle Position Sensor
Hi There, It sounds like what you are describing is an intermittent throttle response when pressing the gas pedal. If this is correct, this may be related to the throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position...
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Power steering doesn't work
The power steering in your car is electric. There is computer and an electric motor bolted to the steering column. If there is any malfunction, the computer will need to be scanned for codes to begin the diagnostics. There is...
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My sunroof won't close
Hey there. The sunroof uses a motor and a track that opens and closes the sunroof. The tracks are usually plastic and can begin to lose teeth, which does not let them operate. In cases where the sunroof fails to...
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Key getting stuck in the ignition
The problem is the battery is not supplying enough voltage to the ignition lock to release the ignition key. I recommend having a qualified technician perform a battery test to see what the output of the battery is. If it...
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Gas smell from car
Hello, being that you are smelling fuel, this needs to diagnosed and repaired sooner than later, in case its a fuel leak. A fuel leak at the engine can potentially cause a fire. You will need the aid of a...
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Engine mount
Hello. A broken or worn engine mount will cause the engine to vibrate excessively. You may also hear a loud bang when the car shifts gears. A certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, should inspect the engine mount in order...
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Door handle broken
Hello. This is most likely a mechanical issue with one of the components of your door latch assembly. An inspection would need to be completed to determine why your door won't close all the way. I would suggest you have...
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Car shaking over 50 MPH
A shaking or vibration can be caused by a number of problems. If it starts shaking above 50 mph and also makes noise when you accelerate then most of the time it is due to a worn out engine mount....
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Blown engine
Check you dipstick to make sure that the proper amount of oil was installed. It's possible that someone forgot to re-fill the engine oil. It could also just be a coincidence that the Check Engine Light came on after the...
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AC not working and car overheating.
The AC and cooling are two separate systems, so these are likely two separate issues. That is unless, your serpentine belt is misadjusted or broken. Both the AC and water pump are driven off this belt. A trained technician, like...
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AC fan not working
The most common causes of the AC fan not working are problems with the temperature sensor or the fan itself. If you need assistance with this, I would recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to...
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Should I replace the engine on my 2008 Pontiac G6 3.5l The transmission has 99000 miles
I would recommend comparing the cost of the engine replacement to the value of the vehicle. If the cost of the engine replacement exceeds the value of the vehicle with its current mileage, I would recommend against replacing the engine...
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Light green fluid leaked out brake caliper when changing pads
If you opened the bleeder screw on the top of the caliper housing, or you loosened the bolt on the banjo style fitting that holds the flexible brake hose to the caliper, any fluid that leaks from those positions is...
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My 2007 Pontiac Hard Top convertible does not go down with this message " TOP TOO COLD" , also my outside tem is stuck on 73F
This is an electrical and/or sensor problem that will have to be diagnosed in person. Although the sensor may be connected, if the wiring to the sensor adds resistance due to corrosion or poor connections that can cause this kind...
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Will a bad air sensor damage your car if it is not fixed immediately, how long do you have to fix it?
If the check engine light is constant (NOT flashing) you might have days to weeks, depending on how much the air fuel ratio departs from the stoichiometric ideal. Too little fuel and the engine runs too hot. Too much fuel...
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My engine is shaking and making a loud ticking noise. When I’m driving up hills the noise stops. Oh , and there’s smoke coming fro
The engine should be inspected to determine the cause of the noise and the smoking. However, if the oil pressure warning light came on, the engine might have been damaged due to inadequate lubrication. The present smoke may be due...

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