All of these good old Grand Am traits are baked into a sexy new package with an interior that looks terrific. It worked for a couple months and now it has started all over and seems way worse. The G6 is produced in the Orion Township, Michigan assembly plant. The G6's long wheelbase is identical to the 112. Between the lines, the G6 shades 68. Both trims ran on a 3. So, before the summer kicks in or if you live in a place that's mostly sunny throughout the year, you have to make your Pontiac G6 geared up for whatever the sunny season might throw at it.
On the bright side, the G6's forgiving suspension delivered a supple, comfortable ride, even over the ragged, uneven roads outside Ann Arbor's city limits. Engine The G6 base comes standard with the 2. No gaping fissures or wobbly trim on this dash; it looks solid, a sculpted monoblock wrapped in a squishable skin. I feel there should be a recall on this In which of this would happen while my family is in the vehicle causing a crash or something of that nature. Subtle interior updates also saw the light of day, standard side torso and side curtain bags were new. Just make sure that your current all-season tires don't have signs of uneven wear and cupping.
If you are having problems with the transmission in your G6, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Fix any issue first before driving your car again. The clunk is annoying, and the car does seem less stable cornering more body roll but doesn't appear to be a huge issue, yet at least. The launch of the G6 was a major publicity stunt: 276 of the cars were famously given away to audience members of The Oprah Winfrey Show on the talk show's fall 2004 season premiere. Introduced at the 2004 North American International Auto Show, the G6 is a replacement for the Pontiac Grand Am which previously shared its platform and components with the Oldsmobile Alero.
. I have had it lubricated nice mechanic did it for free but the problem returned in days. If it were not for me being unemployed, I would have replaced it already. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your G6 and how to check the transmission fluid level. The mechanic decided to lube it up again. Stopping from 70 to 0 mph required 185 feet--about the same as its competitors. The new Pontiac battles its heritage with some pricey-car details such as painted and chromed accents and a fine-weave headliner.
The G6 is suspended by struts up front and a four-link independent setup in back. Although the G6 was new to the public, in many respects it could be considered the sixth generation of the Grand Am with G6 standing for Grand Am 6th Generation , even though that name was retired. It is currently reminiscent of the Mitsubishi Galant and Ford Fusion. Unlike winter tires, the ones designed for summer driving come with less-aggressive tread and shorter sidewall. Pontiac is hoping to downgrade fleet sales to about 10 percent of the mix, which means that, unlike the Grand Am, the G6 has to be a legitimate contender in its segment. I was flying wild at highway speed. Parked next to a Grand Am, the G6, at 189.
By keeping your ride in top shape, there's one less factor that could stop you have having fun under the summer sun. Also check the tightness and the condition of the radiator hoses; make sure there's no leak or cracks. Car of the Year by the Spanish magazine Automundo. Well, that's understandable as winter can really be too hard on your car. Since then, we haven't had sufficient reason to invite a Grand Am back, despite the freshening it received in '99. Rant over just hoping for a recall to solve this problem. The exterior redesign carries over inside, where the interior is noticeably more slick than the Grand Am's.
And so the G6 is expected to continue to be Pontiac's volume leader, with the division aiming to sell about 200,000 annually. As I was driving to work turning left, I heard this popping sound. As they are, the fronts lack the firm-hug feel of proper sport chairs, and the rear bench, although a La-Z-Boy sofa compared with the Grand Prix's park bench, features a seat cushion too flat and short. Just be willing to wait for those shifts to occur--the gearing gaps are canyonlike. The clunking stopped, but I still have a very annoying squeaky steering wheel. Mash the throttle, and the four-speed automatic doesn't shy away from revving its partner to successive 5800-rpm shifts.
However, yesterday while I was driving on the highway it sounded as if my passenger side floor board fell through it was the loudest thump ever; all of a sudden when I turned it started making clicking noises. Compound hinges swing the trunk up and away, exposing an airport-ready trunk. The base engine has been reduced to 2. For one, its iron-block V-6 is like an anchor under the bow, and the sunroof, with its electric motor and four glass panes, is akin to a lead hat. The dealership I bought from said they'd grease something to make it stop, but it's clearly a temporary solution after reading reviews. The engine in your 2007 Pontiac G6 should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate.
When adding transmission fluid to your G6, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Shuffle through your old Car and Drivers, and you'll find that the last time a Grand Am competed in a comparison test here was in February 1996. By the Grace of God my prayer was answered. In beancounter circles, this is bliss. Even the Malibu Maxx, with its fifth door, tips the scales at 3460.