The steering wheel became difficult to steer. This loss of power steering occurs in both high and low speeds and sometimes occurs during low speed turns. Bulletin 14117 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from February 1, 2008, through February 28, 2008. While the vehicle was stuck on a snow embankment, the steering wheel seized without warning. Complaint Number: 10658917 Incident Date: November 18, 2014 Date Added to File: November 18, 2014 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 pontiac g6.
The dealer performed a diagnostic, which was unable to locate a failure code. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. Never had a problem one for the first 8 years I owned this car. No one will fix it because there haven't been enough people reporting it on my vin number yet. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, the power steering warning indicator illuminated through the radio.
While driving various speeds, the vehicle veered in both directions. The technician diagnosed that the steering wheel torque input sensor was faulty. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer, but not repaired because the dealer would not inspect the vehicle and repair it again. There is a serious issue with their technology,or lack of it. This continues causing you to make ongoing small corrections and your overall path to zig-zag.
Complaint Number: 11180920 Incident Date: February 16, 2019 Date Added to File: February 18, 2019 Description of the Complaint: Electric power steering assist works intermittently. The approximate failure mileage was 79,000. Dash board begins to chime while this happens. My daughter is considering buying this vehicle, so I am, understandably, concerned about these problems being fixed. The failure mileage was 74,000. The manufacturer was not notified. The dealer stated that the vehicle exhibited the same symptoms as listed in manufacturer recall number: 14772; however, the vehicle was not included.
Complaint Number: 10824921 Incident Date: October 11, 2014 Date Added to File: February 8, 2016 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 pontiac g6. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. We asked if it was safe to drive, they said it is right now, so we drove it home. The approximate failure mileage was 105,000. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.
The failure mileage was 103,000. The contact pulled over and restarted the vehicle. Because they didn't have some kind of number on them they claimed they didn't exist. I had to turn the car off and call for help, as there was no way I could even drive to a dealership or anywhere for help. A police report was filed. The failure mileage was 40,000.
The contact mentioned that the failure recurred intermittently. The power steering in a Pontiac G6 can lock up, resulting in difficulty turning the wheel. I got a call from the dealer the next day stating that they had fixed the recalls on it but also said that the reason it went out short in the power steering control module was a recall item but not on my year g6. The vehicle was not repaired. The vehicle was not repaired. I shut the car off and then turned it on and the error went away.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but the failure could not be duplicated. The approximate failure mileage was 78,000. While driving 50 mph, the steering wheel became difficult to maneuver and the power steering assist warning light illuminated. I asked what the difference was between my steering module and the ones on recall were, and he stated the only difference was the part number and it was the same exact part. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the steering torque sensor needed to be replaced.