2009 Pontiac G6 accessories - interior NHTSA complaints: Seats

NHTSA — Seats Problems

CarComplaints.com 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.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,719 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 accessories - interior problems

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2009 Pontiac G6 Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 202015

G6 6-cyl

  • 49,377 miles


While making a right turn, the front drivers seat track weld broke off causing the seat to shift in position losing height.

- Algonquin, IL, USA

problem #3

Jan 142013


  • 52,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Pontiac G6. The contact stated that the driver's side seat moved out of position and leaned to the right. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who stated that the seat frame was cracked. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 52,000.

- Willow Street, PA, USA

problem #2

Feb 012014

G6 6-cyl

  • 53,000 miles
A weld on the frame which anchors the seat (driver's side) to the body of the car has broken, and the seat is loose and rocks.

- North Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #1

Oct 302012

G6 6-cyl

  • 32,500 miles
Yesterday, in the above-mentioned vehicle, I was making a left turn at about 25 miles per hour when the driver's seat and my body shifted abruptly and radically. I almost lost complete control of my car, but, fortunately, I avoided having an accident by braking to a quick stop. I immediately took the car to the car dealership where I had purchased it, sherwood delray beach, and had the service department examine the car for the problem. They diagnosed the problem and advised me that the seat base (anchor) was broken or otherwise defective and that had been the cause of the above described incident. I purchased the vehicle in April 2009 and the odometer is now approximately 32,500 miles. The vehicle has been used strictly for general light-duty personal use since it was purchased, has been meticulously maintained, and has not been in any accidents of any kind whatsoever. I know of no possible reason why this driver?S seat base/anchor has broken or otherwise failed other than it is defective. Therefore, it is my belief that this is a bone fide safety defect in this model automobile which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death. Accordingly, I am reporting this issue to you for you to investigate. Updated IVOQ 11/15/12

- Boca Raton, FL, USA

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