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Pontiac Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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The Best Used Cars to Buy for Occasional Drivers
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Need the ECU replaced in my car
Anytime the CEL is allowed to be continuously on you will never be informed of any vehicle malfunctions if and as they arise and they will arise. That circumstance alone means any decision about re-programming is a moot issue (you...
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I recenlty changed the window regulator on my 2009 pontiac g5. After that, the car started to experience reduced engine power. Che
You cannot have a used ECM installed since it was programmed to old car. You will need to have a new or remanufactured one and have it programmed to work for your car and theft system. If the battery got...
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I had body work done and had my front fender replaced. Now there is a lot of moisture in my headlight. Should body shop charge?
The body shop would not be responsible for additional problems and the insurance company should cover it since this would be called a hidden problem that the body shop did not notice when giving the original estimate. They would charge...
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I was driving today an my car completely stopped in the middle of traffic my steering wheel locks up an battery dead
Hi Rebecca. Thanks for reaching out to us tonight. When a vehicle stalls and loses electrical power like you've described, it can be very tricky to diagnose, since there are so many possible sources. In many cases, this can be...
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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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Why is my car not moving?
Hi There, This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates...
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Why is my car leaking antifreeze?
Based on your description it sounds like your engine is overheating and the overheating is accompanied by a coolant leak. Coolant leaks can be both a cause and a consequence of overheating. Consequently, once the leak is repaired, your vehicle...
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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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Wheel stud replacement
The easy way to do it is to replace the hub assembly if you have a lot of miles on them since it will give you new studs and bearings. If you want to just replace the studs, you can...
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Turn signals and hazards not working
The hazard switch is the most common failed component to cause the turn signals and hazards to not work. The hazard switch has the flasher in it, which may be your problem. I recommend that you have a mechanic, like...
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Transmission slipping while driving
The transmission in your Pontiac uses solenoids to control the shifting from one gear to the next. Typically there is a solenoid for 1st and 2nd gear, a second solenoid for 3rd and 4th gear and a 3rd and 4th...
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Transmission
An appropriate diagnostic to resolve your issue is a failure to shift inspection. Of course, first check your transmission's fluid level and condition. A really low fluid level can cause shift difficulties. Typically, if a transmission fails to automatically shift...
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Ticking noise in engine
Hello. The sound of ticking is not normal in most cases. A technician will have to listen to the ticking sound in person to determine if the noise is normal or not. Oftentimes a ticking sound can occur from low-grade...
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Throttle Position Sensor
The throttle position sensor is a very common part on most cars, however it is specific to your vehicle's engine application. This is something that ca be purchased at most local auto parts stores (i.e. Autozone, Oreily's, etc.) relatively inexpensively....
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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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the car will turn over but it wont crank
Hello...we can help you with that. If you have a good battery and your starter motor is turning over the engine rapidly enough, that means you have a problem in the area of ignition or fuel. That would includes things...
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Steering wheel locked.
The loud noise may be due to the fluid has leaked out of the power steering pump. This would make the steering very hard to turn without any power assist. The system has a major leak if it lost all...
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Starting issues
Hey there. Thanks for writing in about your 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix. There are many possible causes for a car not to start. Based on your description, however, I believe there is something wrong with your ignition system. I would...

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