Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic Problems Notes: The 2009 is starting to have the same problems as previous model years, including the headlights blowing out 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.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,579 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2009 Pontiac G6 brakes problems

brakes problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2009 Pontiac G6:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2009 Pontiac G6 Owner Comments

problem #10

May 202016

G6 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 104,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Pontiac G6. While driving 45 mph, the service traction and service ABS. Traction control, ESC and stability control warning indicators illuminated. The dealer was unable to determine the cause of the failure. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 104,000. Updated 07/12/16 updated 08/03/16.

- Watson Town, PA, USA

problem #9

Feb 022015


  • miles
Letter from congressman barletta on behalf of constituent re 2009 Pontiac G6 lost power brakes and steering while driving on four separate occasions.

- Mount Carmel, PA, USA

problem #8

Oct 152014

G6 6-cyl

  • miles
2009 Pontiac G6. Consumer sent in repair invoice. Recall # 14V252000.

- Palmdale, CA, USA

problem #7

Dec 312013

G6 6-cyl

  • miles


2009 Pontiac G6. Requesting reimbursement for repairs due to recall. According to the repair invoice, the BCM shorted out. Recall #14V252000.

- Clewiston, FL, USA

problem #6

Jun 092014

G6 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Pontiac G6. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph, the contact was informed by another motorist that the brake lights on the vehicle were constantly illuminated. The manufacturer stated that the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number 14V252000 (electrical system, electronic stability control, exterior lighting, service brakes, hydraulic, vehicle speed control). The part for the repair was unavailable. The dealer was notified and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 65,000. Updated 08/11/14

- Sarasota, FL, USA

problem #5

Nov 152013


  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Pontiac G6. The contact stated that the brake lights failed to function properly and did not illuminate when the contact was applying the brakes. Instead, the brake lights would illuminate when the contact was not applying the brakes. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign id number: 14V252000 (service brakes, hydraulic). The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was not available.

- Tega Cay , SC, USA

problem #4

Mar 052012


  • 42,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Pontiac G6. While driving approximately 35 mph, the brake lights illuminated without depressing the brake pedal. When the brake pedal was depressed the brake lights would not illuminate. The cruise control also disengaged whenever the brake lights illuminated although the brake pedal was not engaged. The failure was diagnosed by the auto shop mechanic where it was purchased. The mechanic stated the brake switch had to be replaced. After the vehicle was repaired, the failure continued to occur. The approximate failure mileage was 42,000.

- Cheasepeke, VA, USA

problem #3

Jun 102011


  • miles
I have a 2009 pontiiac G6. The front rotors warp and the whole front end shakes. I had them cut a couple times and I only got about 8000 miles before they warp again. So I bought new rotors and the same thing happened its not the rotors its the way the car is built.

- Buddlake, NJ, USA

problem #2

Mar 012010


  • 10,000 miles
I have a new 2009 Pontiac G6 and the brakes squeak terribly. Many mechanics have said this is dust causing this. I do not agree. There has to be something wrong. I have had many other vehicles and this does not happen. Pontiac should be responsible for correcting this issue. It is a total nuisance. How do I know the brakes will not go out. They did not squeak when we test drove as if it did, I would have never made the purchase. I am very dissatisfied with this new car.

- Platte Center, NE, USA

problem #1

Feb 122009


  • 34,790 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Pontiac G6. The contact stated that the breaks squealed when she engaged them. Break failure could lead to increased stopping distances, which increased the risk of a vehicle crash. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but the technicians were unable to identify the cause of the failure. The current and failure mileages were 34,790.

- Conway, AR, USA

Not what you are looking for?