2008 Pontiac G6 windows / windshield NHTSA complaints: Visibility

NHTSA — Visibility Problems

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CarComplaints.com Notes: Unfortunately the 2008 Pontiac G6 continues a serious trend of steering problems from the prior model years.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,800 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.

2008 Pontiac G6 windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2008 Pontiac G6 Owner Comments

problem #5

Oct 142011


  • 87,000 miles


My brake lights keep lighting up as I am driving down the road. When I press the brake pedal the brake lights go out. This is a safety concern that should be addressed by the manufacturer. On cold days my windshield wipers will just quit working. I have had this into the GM shop two times and they say there is nothing wrong with the windshield wipers.

- New Douglas, IL, USA

problem #4

Mar 022008


  • 8,000 miles
2008 Pontiac G6. The brackets which hold the headlights to the car are insufficient. The headlights bounce, shake, and wobble over bumps in the road causing repeated premature headlamp bulb failure and safety hazard for visibility reasons especially at highway speeds. Bulbs have blown out 2 times since purchased as new in septmeber of 2008. Dealer states there is no known fix for headlight problem. In addition, the driver's side window on the sedan model does not stay entirely closed....pushing the window up button, the window moves 1/4" after closing.

- Pottstown, PA, USA

problem #3

Dec 062008


  • 10,000 miles
Windshield makes a cracking sound when it is cold and windy. Ice build up on inside of windshield in the winter time.

- Appleton, WI, USA

problem #2

Jan 272009


  • 29,000 miles
Was driving my car in an ice storm when the windshield cracked with nothing hitting it. I was told it was a stress fracture caused by the heat on the windshield. I took the car to the dealer who said GM says the problem is rare and that it will not be covered. I feel that if heat from a defroster can damage these windshields this is a serious safety issue with the windshields. The dealer advised that at least four other vehicles with same problem came it that week.

- Aurora, MO, USA

problem #1

Sep 182008

(reported on)


  • miles
2008 Pontiac G6 has issues with possible defects. The consumer stated while driving 40 mph, the vehicle wandered. At 60 mph, the wandering increased and constant corrections had to be made to prevent an accident. The consumer also stated the brake pedal was too high and too far from the gas pedal. The consumer stated his foot did not come to rest evenly on the brake pedal, rather his foot came to rest unevenly on the pedal. The steering was inadequate. When the ratio between the steering wheel and the front driving suspension was too large, so at times of an emergency when a quick turn of the wheel is necessary to avoid a collision, such response is not available due to the defective construction of the vehicle. The response to the steering wheel was sluggish. The steering wheel did not turn with ease, but required excessive turning and excessive strength. The sunvisor extended too far down which impaired the consumers visibility.

- Monroe, NJ, USA

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