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Car won't start
Hello, thank you for writing in. With so many different systems seemingly giving you issues, it is easy to confuse. Pontiac has a kill switch so to speak that will cut engine power and limit it to preserve the car....
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the car will not shift into any gear, but the gear shift moves
Hello, this transmission type has a shift cable that routes from the gear shift to the transmission. The shift cable assembly may be broken causing this issue, this will require an inspection to confirm this. If you'd like, a certified...
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Whining noise when car start up. No leaks. No engine light.
You should first check to see if the power steering is low on fluid and top it off. Keeping the fluid full will keep pump from locking up. It should not cause any harm to the motor. Have the pump...
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My car is having power issues. I get a message that says engine power reduced/ service traction along with headlights flickering and engine cutting out.
Hi there. Check the battery and alternator to the vehicle. With all of the electrical issues that you are having, it sounds as if the battery is not charged and making the engine stall out due to lack power. Check...
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My 2009 Pontiac g6 sounds like its dragging in back when im riding speeds around 15-30, above 30 its nt really that loud. What co
Hello, thank you for writing in. When it comes to a situation like this you need to determine if it is RPM and engine related or if it is related to the wheels and tires. One way to do this...
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I just changed my rims and tires from 17" to 20" and now my tranny jerks when I put it in gear or flame driving what would cause t
The vehicle speed sensors are calibrated based on OEM wheel/tire diameters. If you have changed the overall diameter of the wheel/tire assembly, that affects the accuracy of the data reported by the speed sensor. Basically, what is happening is the...
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Power steering failure 2005 Pontiac G6
Hello - this steering behavior does resemble the symptoms from that Recall (14V153000). The specific component that failed for your model was the "steering torque sensor" and should have been replaced as part of the Recall (Bulletin 14116 ). I...
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no communication with computer and the security light is on.
Hi there. The security is active and the computer will not communicate with the vehicle as it is being turned off. Remove the battery cable for 13 minutes and during that time, operate everything in the vehicle, even though there...
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OIL CHANGE PROBLEM - 2009 PONTIAC G6 V6 3.5L
Hi There, There are a few different possibilities at play here. Your oil pump has a pressure relief valve that can sometimes get stuck and cause the oil pressure to remain higher than normal for an extended period of time....
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can I get radiator hoses, thermostat, Windshield Washer Nozzl
Hi there. If all of the parts are available, absolutely! Is there a reason for the request of the parts replacement? Were there inspections performed to determine that these parts need replacement? A good inspection performed by a qualified technician...
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Vibration when in idle and right on take off then stops
Among the possibilities are the engine is out of tune (scope the engine), the harmonic balancer is defective (has shifted; rubber bond is broken), a rotating element is loose (torque converter to flex plate connection; crank or other pulley), the...
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Accelerator is not responding
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...
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i replaced my starter and it worked. I went to turn the car off and it kept making a clicking noise.
This is a sign of a faulty starter solenoid or ignition switch. When you turn off the power to the ignition, there is still power running to the starter solenoid causing it to engage the starter. With the ignition switch...
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Hissing noise from bottom right side when accelarating
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speed, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes an excessive imbalance in the air/fuel...
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Steering wheel started to get hard to turn and i have to turn it off and on till it gets back to normal, what can it possibly be? 2006 Pontiac G6
Hi - the "hard steering" problem you are experiencing could be caused by a clogged power steering pump filter, a sticking pressure relief valve, or a damaged steering rack that is sticking in one or more spots. I would recommend...
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Traction control off & it make a little jump
The traction control (TC) service light signifies that diagnostic trouble codes have been set. Those trouble codes should be downloaded and evaluated in a TC diagnostic. Although the TC trouble codes would be immediately downloaded in a diagnostic, the mechanic's...
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It got really cold the next morning. I went to start my car and my belt will not turn. I drove it the day before the cold no problem.
Hi there. There could be a few things that could be going on. Either the battery was low on a charge or low on water and froze up causing the vehicle not to start up, or when the oil change...
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My catalytic converter was replaced and everything seems fine. However the engine seems incredibly loud and this occurred on the highway.
Hi there. There is an exhaust leak under the vehicle. Check the catalytic converter, muffler, and all the clamps under the vehicle on the exhaust pipe and see if anything came loose. Hook up any parts that are disconnected on...
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Popping/clicking noise coming from under the hood in extremely cold temperatures.
Hi there. During cold weather, most vehicle will have some type of loss of power and misfire when accelerated when the engine is cold before trying to warm it up to operating temperature. The popping sound that you are hearing...

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