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Was driving and power steering went out. White smoke was coming from my car. I allowed it to cool down but the sensor kept reading
Hi there. It's always best to have a mechanic physically inspect the vehicle to determine what exactly broke on your car. So, anything we list here is just speculation based on what you described in the question. In most cases,...
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I replaced the oil pan gasket on pontiac g6 2006, lifted the engine up with a engine hoist and now I am all done but the enginengi
If you are referring to the height of the vehicle being off, just jounce the vehicle and it will settle at ride height. None of the suspension was removed so mis-positioning of control arm bushings would not apply. However, if...
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While driving my drive decided not engage when I had to stop
Hello. The traction light is like a check engine light for your steering and suspension system. A technician could use a scan tool to pull any error codes to help pinpoint which component is faulty. I believe the problem your...
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Why do my brakes or wheels clunk when releasing my brakes in my 2009 Pontiac G6
Hello. It sounds like you may have an issue with the brake caliper no releasing or it may have an issue with the cv axle or an engine mount. Any of these will allow excessive movement or binding when releasing...
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I'm going to go look at a 2008 g6 soon and the crankshaft position sensor is out what kind of problems can it cause?
If the crankshaft position sensor has totally failed, the vehicle may not start which of course will make it very difficult to evaluate whether the car is a wise choice. The car should be running before you buy it, otherwise...
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Not sure if it is this but when first startup the car with the air conditioner on makes a huge noise
Hi there. This issue is typically caused by a loose or worn out AC belt. The same thing happens to serpentine or drive belts and is a good indication that the belt and pulley's that turn the belt need to...
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My Pontiac G6 is hard shifting and engine light is on I got a resd out and it said cam crank sensor do U think that would cause it
It is very possible that a cam or crank sensor could cause the shifting perormance of the transmission to decrease. It is certainly possible to have a check engine light illuminated due to this issue. I would recommend a check...
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Brake lights stay on cruse control don't work , traction control is off ,light on the dash is on. Replaced the brake switch. 2008 Pontiac G6
Hello - your brake light switch needs to be adjusted, even though it was replaced. With the switch "On" all the time, the cruise control won't work, now will the traction control system either. For assistance with this step, I...
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Car stalls when merging on the freeway.
Hello there. Quite often multiple symptoms will pop up that might be a possible cause of a mechanical defect or problem. I think this is the case here. If you are leaking oil (as you've stated, a lot of oil),...
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Can I bypass power steering pump pulley on 2009 G6 - 3.5L with shorter belt?
Depending on what type of engine you have in your vehicle will determine if the belt can be replaced with a smaller belt. If you have a 4 cylinder 2.2 Liter engine or a V6 3.0 to 3.9 Liter engine,...
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Car loses throttle and starts to putter then Car computer says engine power reduced then engine disabled.
Hi there. It is very likely that you are having problems with the throttle body on your Pontiac G6. If you are seeing the reduced engine power light on the dash, it is typically triggered by a faulty throttle body,...
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So it hasn't been 3 months/3000 kilometer since I changed oil in my car and it is asking me to change it soon. Do I keep driving or change oil?
Unless you are using full synthetic engine oil with high mileage ratings, I recommend replacing the engine oil. Standard engine oil will burn up all of the additives (cleaning agents) between 2,500 to 3,000 miles or 120 hour of use....
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Rmp needle jumping at steady speed
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays...
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My engine would not always start up - what's wrong with the car? 2006 Pontiac G6
Hi there - the hard starting symptoms you describe suggest that your electrical system may be weak for the starting circuit. Check for good clean connections at the battery cables. Most any auto parts stores will check the battery condition...
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I have been having a engine power reduced signal showing and my g6.
The reduced power warning will typically illuminate on these vehicles if there is a fault found in the throttle position sensor circuit. There may be a fault code stored in the system and an experienced technician can hook up a...
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Does the motor/transmission and bumpers of a 2008 and 2009 pontiac g6 interchange
Hi there. To my knowledge, there were no major changes in body design from the 2008 to 2009 Pontiac G6. However, it is more than likely that you are going to have compatibility problem with the ECU of your current...
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Everything on the dashboard goes out while driving and there is a loss of power steering.
For the dashboard loosing everything every now and then would be a loose wire - typically a loose ground on the wiring harness or the wire to the chassis. For the power steering issue, either the electronic assist is shutting...
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I have Pontiac G6, it shakes when idle. Usually when I drive and stops on signal. I read some code and it shows P0300 and P0301.
The codes P0300 and P0301 are coming up for a misfire on cylinder number 1. Check the cylinder for spark, fuel, and air. Check the spark plug and make sure that it is firing. The spark plug wire could have...
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Why won't my 2007 Pontiac G6 start.
Hello. If the battery is good then chances are that the starter is the problem. I would usually go to the starter wires and test them to see if there is power when trying to start it. If there is...

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