It's happened on the highway with semi trucks driving behind me. Additionally, the adaptation of variable valve timing is a first for cam-in-block engines. The G6 coupe and convertible doors are 6 inches longer than G6 sedan doors. The dealer jd byrider, 260-209-5071 and the manufacturer were notified of the failure and informed the contact that they were not liable due to the vehicle being deemed a total loss. The failure mileage was 160,706.
When the retractable hardtop is up there is 5. Right Head Cast 12590746, 12624610. The vehicle was not repaired. For example, the was a class above the G6, while the was a class below. In addition, sedans are available with the market-exclusive Panoramic roof, which features four sliding glass panels to create a convertible-style open-air driving experience. And because the powertrain is installed in the same robust chassis as all other G6 models — which includes the class-leading 112. After 30 minutes, the vehicle restarted normally.
Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. The recall affects 426,240 in the United States, 40,029 in Canada and 7,572 in other markets. It offers infinitely variable valve timing in relation to the crankshaft. The failure mileage was approximately 152,000. We will never process your order before verifying with you the engine information! The car was built on the which it shared with the and along with other General Motors vehicles. Consistent use of safety belts remains the most effective form of occupant protection. Expected delivery date does not account for the required special freight shipping.
Second incident driving at 55 mph and lost all power to vehicle, car shut off let it sit 10 min started normal third incident driving on the interstate 65 mph vehicle lost all power to vehicle, car shut off, let sit 10 min started normal had a recall 13036 done on car in the beginning of December and then started to have these issues- can not get back into the Pontiac dealer in my area for almost two weeks! All coupe models receive the three-spoke steering wheel at the start of the production, while sedan models receive the new wheel early in the model year. The convertible Pontiac G6 was later replaced by the , marketed as a Buick in the U. You know it's time when you start hearing an unmistakable knocking sound. Secondary Air induction reactor injection. High-strength steel was used in strategic areas to augment overall structural integrity. The nomenclature also hearkens back to the , another midsize car.
All G6 seating positions have three-point safety belts. The steering can only be called numb and disconnected, offering no passion or excitement in tight corners. The first and second times it died, it was between 25-40K miles ; therefore, still under warranty. With Crank Key, 4 Variable Valve Timing, 4 Cam Sensors. Right Head Cast 12590746, 12624610. The contact also stated that the engine warning indicator remained illuminated.
The manufacturer was not notified of the failures. Suspension components mount to a U-shaped hydroformed chassis cradle. Engines don't need to be replaced but once, so when you do you need to make sure you're getting the right one. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. Left Head Cast 1259046, 12624610. My power steering has gone out on me three times while driving, in the little over two years that I have had the car.
While driving approximately 20 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. A specially insulated headliner provides acoustic quietness and thermal temperature extremes protection. If you didn't know this engine's an overhead valver, you'd think it's an overhead cammer: It's smooth, revs nicely, and has a wide powerband and a sweet exhaust note. The failure mileage was 115,000. The system incorporates a vane-type camshaft phaser that changes the angular orientation of the camshaft, thereby adjusting the timing of the intake and exhaust valves equally to optimize performance and economy, and help lower emissions.
This was done to allow packaging room for the wider bores, as well as the longer stroke of the larger-displacement 3. Two lower anchors and a top tether anchor secure the child seat to the vehicle seat structure for proper installation of compatible child safety seats. The vehicle was restarted and able to drive normally; however, sometimes the failure would persist. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000. Due to the various failures, the vehicle was unable to pass state inspection. Thank god we were not on the highway where the speed limit is 70 mph when this happen. Now we are stuck with a car that is not worth repairing and no one wants it for a trade in nor will the loan go away.
It may not be the best of all worlds, but it does bring the mainstream four-seat convertible up to date while the competition, mainly Chrysler, has not. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Call Tri Star at 1-855-459-6671 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. General Motors has a certified hit on its hands in the all-new 2006 Pontiac G6 convertible. The sound starts when you start the car and does not go away. Expected delivery date does not account for the required special freight shipping.
Rubber mounts isolate the body from the chassis cradle to minimize noise, vibration and harshness. The front and rear fenders flared to cover the wide, 18-inch wheels and class-spec Hoosier racing tires. The police and fire department were contacted and the fire department extinguished the fire. Lost steering power while driving. The third time it was a little beyond 60K and the dealership would not honor the extended warranty, so I paid out of pocket.