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2009 Pontiac G6
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: We are rating the 2009 Pontiac G6 as "Pretty Good", but very tentatively because of the serious problems that prior model years have.
The only real problem showing up so far with the 2009 G6 is headlights blow out more frequently than normal. The blown headlight problem seems to be due to bad connectors.
The wiring harness connections aren't a big deal to replace, as long as your dealer or mechanic doesn't charge you an arm & a leg to "diagnose" the problem.
Worst 2009 G6 Problems by Category
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- electrical problems15NHTSA complaints: 49
- steering problems12NHTSA complaints: 21
- lights problems9NHTSA complaints: 80
- engine problems8NHTSA complaints: 21
- transmission problems5
- brakes problems4NHTSA complaints: 38
- AC / heater problems2
- interior accessories problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 2
- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- body / paint problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- fuel system problems1NHTSA complaints: 10
- miscellaneous problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- windows / windshield problems1
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 17
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 4
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