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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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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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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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I have a 2009 Pontiac G6 with 63K miles, when accelator is applied I hear and feel a noise as the car acccelerates
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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My 2006 Pontiac g6 2.4l is losing fuel pressure and is taking longer to start, also smell gas
You will need to have the complete fuel system checked for line or pump leaks to find cause of fuel smell first since you may have a leaking pressure line or top of fuel pump on tank. Once leak is...
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Pontiac G6 GT intermittently jerking on acceleration with no check engine light
Hi Jennifer. The most common cause of this type of problem is a damaged mass air flow sensor. The mass airflow sensor measures how much air is entering the engine and relays this information to the vehicle’s computer so the...
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Yesterday the power steering light came on and the steering wheel was hard to turn. The light went off now it's overheating. Help!
This may be related to a failing power steering pump or low power steering fluid levels. As you may know, the power steering system uses a pump, normally driven by a belt. The pump supplies pressure as it is turned...
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What could be causing the shaky steering in my Pontiac G6?
By silver spikes, I assume you mean wear bars. A new tire shouldn't be showing the wear bars, so if you see a silver spike protruding from your new tire, it's probably a nail or some other foreign object. A...
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Does not let me go beyond 20 mph
What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged or damaged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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Excessive play where the cv axle goes into tranny and noise starts st about 30mph and gets louder the faster you go
There are quite a few potential sources of speed dependent noise including wheels, tires, axles, bearings, and so forth. Even if clearance at the transmission output shaft is out of spec, that might not be the source of the noise....
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My car makes a knocking noise. It does it a little when I press the breaks. Sometimes I can drive it and no knocking noise then ot
Before you drive the car again, you need to find the lug wrench and check to be sure that all your wheel lugs are tight You might have one or more loose wheels. If you don't find a problem there,...
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new tire still losing air
This is on the tire shop. It's not uncommon after a tire replacement to have a little bit of leakage around the bead. It could be that there is a little bit of dirt or rust on the rim that...

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