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I hit a pole backing up at around 10 mph and now the wheel is pushed forward on my 2009 Pontiac G6
Hello. If the wheel is now pushed forward then something definitely got bent in there. Most of the time if it is bent forward or backwards it is because of a bent control arm. It can also be a bent...
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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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Clunking noise when turning
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Heat Gauge and Air Conditioning
Hi there. Although it is common for an engine temperature to rise slightly when the AC is on, 225 is a bit high. This might be an issue caused by two possible sources. First, it’s possible that your thermostat is...
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Stiff steering and clicking noise with loss of power
Hi there. The problem with inconsistent issues like this is that in most cases, it will require a mechanic to replicate the symptom to determine what might be causing the problem. In most cases, what you are describing is typically...
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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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Hard to steer g6 gt 3.5 at low speeds
Hi There, This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much...
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Catcleaner
I am not aware of any evidence that proves any degree of efficacy of catalytic converter "cleaning" products. Unless such evidence exists, and you have the evidence in hand, it would be exceptionally unwise to purchase such a product. Furthermore,...
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Loud sound from engine/Front near or under Front seats
It sounds like you may have a loose heat shield on your exhaust. These heat shields are installed to prevent exhaust heat from reaching other components of the vehicle. These shields can often rust themselves loose and cause this rattling...
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2005 pontiac g6 won't start unless I tap gas pedal and turn key to start at same time.. Also hesitates a bit while driving.
You may have a malfunctioning idle air control valve. By holding the throttle open manually by depressing the accelerator pedal, you are allowing enough air in for the car to start. If the fault is not the idle air control...
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Wheel studs
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a wheel stud broke off from the wheel hub. This is not uncommon and is a relatively easy fix. As vehicles age with wear and tear and are subjected to various weather,...
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Clicking sound
Hi There, A number of things may have caused the car to die, however the clicking sound you are describing sounds like you may have a weak or dead battery or potentially a faulty starter solenoid. A weak or dead...
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My radio has stopped working it shows like it is working but have no sound...
Hi there. In most cases, when the sound option of the radio is not working, it's due to an exposed speaker wire or malfunction of the unit itself. Most factory radio's are powered by a single electrical relay and fuse...
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hit a pot hole and suddenly my steering jerks violently to the left
Hi there. When a pot hole is hit, there are several problems that can occur. In some cases, the wheel will bend, wheel bearings can become damaged, or steering and suspension components like tie rods, CV joints, struts and strut...
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Just changed thermostat now my car is running hot worse than before, I think I need to check if the new one is opening up?
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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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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