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Dead Battery

2009 Pontiac Vibe

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Pontiac dealer. Seal Of Pretty Good Notes: The Pontiac Vibe is the mechanical twin of the Toyota Matrix.

Both models were a joint GM-Toyota venture, manufactured together at a NUMMI production facility in Fremont, CA. Only the heating & A/C systems are different.


really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
53 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced radio (1 reports)
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2009 Pontiac Vibe electrical problems

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2009 Pontiac Vibe Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 182009

Vibe 1.8L

  • Manual transmission
  • 53 miles


Our 2009 Vibe had a dead battery. They ended up finding the cause to be from the battery shorting out- ultimately caused by the radio. Cost my wife a day off work, while they traced the problem and then replaced the radio out of another new car off the lot.

- , Yachats, OR, USA

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