10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
72,458 miles

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problem #32

Dec 042019

G6

  • 22,000 miles
Traction control light came on while on the highway on my way home from work doing 70 miles per hour the car started to shake badly I could not stop the vehicle the brakes stopped working I had to put the car in neutral it eventually stopped I was scared for my life. I got off the highway and took the back road home car still shaking but made it home turned the car off and it stopped. Next my temperature gauge was stuck in the cold position while the car was hot and had been running for about 30 mins. Next my power steering light comes on while driving and the wheel locks up I checked for recalls it says my car doesn't have any but my car is doing everything said in the recall this car is dangerous to drive especially with two toddler kids.

- Flint, MI, USA

problem #31

Jul 012019

G6

  • miles
Power steering notification comes on immediately when car is started. While stoped the steering wheel jerks from left to right. While driving the steering wheel continues to jerk from side to side, moving the front wheels with it causing the car to swerve left and right. Jerking from left to right becomes worse with speeds greater that 50 mph

- Durham, NC, USA

problem #30

May 062019

G6

  • miles
My 2007 Pontiac G6 shifts so hard and my engine light stays on all the time I have looked up online and multiple people have the same problem with the 06-07 models and it's the same exact problem as mine. It shifts way to hard there should be a recall on this for sure ! no one has been able to find a legit solution to fixing this problem GM really messed up when they made these cars if I would have read reviews first I definitely would no have bought this car ! as soon a share you turn the car on and put it in to reverse or drive it jerks really hard then every 10 mph you go it jerks you all the way forward trying to shift ! definitely disappointed really hope they do a recall because I canżT afford to keep trying to fix this problem and nothing seems to work ! IżM sure everyone will appreciate ignorance they do a recall !!

- East Lynn, WV, USA

problem #29

Jul 062019

G6

  • 136,000 miles
Was on the hwy and the power steering stops working !!! works some times!! transmission jerks when U put it in gear!!! transmission locks up sometimes when U put it in park!!! every recall that's for other 2007 Pontiac G6 is effecting my car but says there's no recall!!!

- Corydon, IN, USA

problem #28

Apr 212018

G6

  • 76,000 miles
The last year my passenger airbag light and seatbelt like goes on and off when no one is sitting in that seat. My power steering light is going off now and power steering has gone out multiple times. At high speeds I feel loss of steering control and wobbly. At stand still and stop signs my steering wheel shakes. I do not feel safe at all driving due to a feeling of no control of the car.

- Owatonna, MN, USA

problem #27

Nov 012018

G6

  • 171,000 miles
Airbag is not on will not turn on. The electronic motor like all the other recalls GM should be taking care of is going out and locking up steering. I would advise anyone to get an attorney and file against GM for not taking care of a dangerous problem

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #26

Apr 012018

G6

  • 94,859 miles
Power steering issues and it states it on my radio screen the moment I put it in reverse. Also my check engine light keeps coming on, while on I have issues rolling up/down my power windows.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #25

Feb 062018

G6

  • 162,209 miles
Tc shuts off. The tail lights quit working. I changed the bulbs with new ones and now the blikers on the drivers side is not working. The tail lights are still not working. Possible short, corroded, or bad connection. I cannot drive this safely during low light conditions.

- Bigelow, AR, USA

problem #24

Nov 162016

G6

  • 154,700 miles
My power steering pump has broke 3 times now in a year. My tranction control and electric systems work when they want

- Tolono, IL, USA

problem #23

Oct 022016

G6

  • 28,000 miles
I bought this car brand new. It is a Pontiac G 6 GT convertible with an optional gtp high output engine and drivetrain. This is a top of the line vehicle with all options. Since new, the vehicle does not steer well. It lurches unexpectedly from side to side when going around turns or just straight ahead. It has been very well taken care of and only has 28,000 miles on it as of today. It is still in the 36,000 mile GM warranty period. There has been a snapping/popping noise in the steering wheel/column since new when you turn the steering wheel from side to side, sitting still or driving. The steering feels very unstable. Recently the vehicle started constantly pulling to the right. If I let off the steering wheel it will drive off the road. The steering wheel shakes back and forth and the steering feels loose and bumpy. The entire steering system needs to be replaced from the steering wheel to the wheels. This steering is electric. The parts are very expensive. The rack and pinion is also making noise and bumpy, needs replacement. The wheels appear out of alignment and the tires appear to be wearing on the outside edges. This is basically a brand new vehicle. It has been kept in a garage in Florida. No rust. Looks and drives new. Except for the electric steering system. This is a known problem with these vehicles. Internet search and dealer phone call confirmed that. GM has several recalls and extended warranties for this, but my car does not qualify. The steering system is maintenance free. There is nothing the customer can do. The steering column sensor ring is defective also. The upper steering column needs to be replaced also. This could cost well over a $1500 just for parts. This vehicle is unsafe to drive. It steers it self. The traction control seems defective and unreliable also.

- Carleton, MI, USA

problem #22

Oct 272014

G6

  • 121,605 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Pontiac G6. While driving, the contact attempted to activate the cruise control, but was unsuccessful. The contact was informed by another driver that the brake light was constantly illuminated while the vehicle was being driven. The vehicle was taken to the dealer to be diagnosed. The contact was informed that the body control module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired per NHTSA campaign number: 14V252000 (electrical system, electronic stability control, exterior lighting, service brakes, hydraulic, vehicle speed control); however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 121,605.

- Milaca, MN, USA

problem #21

Aug 122009

G6

  • miles
I have had this car since 2009. One of the first problems I noticed was what seemed to be electrical with the lights in the car going dim for a bit, then kicking back in. This only happens every so often. Low beam headlight on driver side keeps going out, even when putting a new light in. Passenger side window is the only window that works at all times. All three other windows are inoperable and have been for years. Automatic transmission will jerk while shifting gears. Feels like I am driving a stick shift vehicle, but this indeed a automatic. This has been going on for several years as well. Back break lights constantly stayed on. They would go off for a few seconds when you press on the breaks and release, but then would come back on right away while accelerating. --this was a recall that has been fixed--

- Aurora, CO, USA

problem #20

Jun 012012

G6

  • 97,000 miles
Electrical spasms. All gauges(including speedometer and tac) flake out, bounce around, go to zero. Traction control shuts down. HVAC electrical goes out. No way to see out windshield as defrost will not work when this occurs. Warning lights come on an off and on again etc. This can occur when driving or stationary, you never know when it will occur. Very unsafe and relates very well with recall already made by GM on 05/15/2014 for 2007 G6 but not for my G6"?? how??" I have been fighting this for many years and can't get them to take care of it properly. Dealer did actually fix one problem once when the blower fan would come on whenever it felt like it even when the car was off, key out of the ignition, doors locked, and us walking away. Needless to say we had a few dead battery instances. Actually had a dealer and GM involved. Dealer wanted to have a blank check to continue to do diagnostics after having see the problem and extracted 17 error codes from the vehicles computer. They couldn't figure it out, asked GM who had no idea, and wanted me to let them diagnose with no limit. Unbelievable. Many reports of the same problem can be found on the internet.

- Ham Lake, MN, USA

problem #19

Sep 142015

G6 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Pontiac G6. The contact stated that while driving various speeds, both brake lights illuminated continuously even though the brake pedal was not depressed. In addition, whenever the brake pedal was engaged, the brake lights failed to illuminate. The VIN was not included in the NHTSA campaign number: 14V252000 (electrical system, electronic stability control, exterior lighting, service brakes, hydraulic, vehicle speed control). The contact replaced both brake lights however, the failure persisted. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 55,000. The VIN was unavailable. Updated 06/29/16

- Lawrenceville, GA, USA

problem #18

Jul 162015

G6

  • miles
I want to know how to get a letter regarding a recall on my vehicle. I went to pepboys.com and my vehicle was listed as having recalls.

- Lake Worth, FL, USA

problem #17

Jul 022015

G6

  • 108,000 miles
I was driving home going 65 mph down a major highway on a clear warm night. All of a sudden my 2007 Pontiac G6 pulled to the right and I couldn't correct it. When the car finally responded, I was thrown across the highway into the divider cables. My airbags didn't deploy and the entire front end was crushed. Thank goodness I was not around any of the semi-trucks that came up over the small hill behind me once I limped the car to the side of the road. I had to get the car towed and insurance totalled it out without any testing done. After reading on this site, it's sad to see that I'm not the only one this has happened to. Thank god I was not seriously injured.

- Inver Grove Heights, MN, USA

problem #16

Aug 262015

G6 4-cyl

  • 61,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Pontiac G6. While driving 40 mph, the brakes were engaged and the brake lights failed to illuminate. The contact was aware of NHTSA campaign number: 14V252000 (electrical system, electronic stability control, exterior lighting, service brakes, hydraulic, vehicle speed control); however, the manufacturer advised the contact that the vehicle had been previously repaired under the recall. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 61,000. MA 10/14 the consumer stated the problem could be eliminated if the dealer would comply with the recall. Updated 01/11/16.

- Erie , PA, USA

problem #15

Aug 022015

G6

  • miles
I do not remember the date or mileage but my car has many problems. The traction light came on, it says traction off. It affects the steering, breaks, it causes fishtailing. I bought this car for safety! the company should replace it or give the owners new cars or a discount on a new vehicle. I am having the traction sensors replaced costing me $400. I was told the timing chain needs to be replaced as well! I was also told it could be a recall but they are trying to charge me $1200 to change it! what do I do? its not my fault it was made with faulty parts

- Lakemont, GA, USA

problem #14

Jun 162015

G6

  • 104,000 miles
The traction control light illuminated as off, causing the car to jerk and slow and be difficult to handle, this was intermittent for 1 week, then the ABS, airbag and check engine lights would randomly come on and off, in any order, one or two at a time, then off then another one off and on. I had a recall done on the BCM issue last December, yet was told this was a separate issue with the oil control celenoid module and very common in these vehicles, which I am now paying to repair. Regarding the head lamps this has been an issue for the past two years, the bulbs would randomly go off and come back on on either side, I would change the bulb and it would happen again. Today I discovered this was a "service bulletin" and am having it repaired. However, since GM recognizes this is a problem and, has made new part for the issue, I feel this should have been a recall. Both of these issues could have compromised my safety at any time, which is why I feel they should be reported.

- Evansville, IN, USA

problem #13

Aug 082014

G6 6-cyl

  • 73,000 miles
2007 Pontiac G6. Consumer writes in regards to GM recall# 13036.* ld the consumer is seeking reimbursement.

- Hammond, IN, USA

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