I called the 1-800 number and have been getting the run around on the phone sense. You will need a long funnel to add the fluid. When I put my foot on the gas, it was as if it was in neutral. At times, it may take up to 5 minutes to remove my key. On a separate occasion, the steering wheel made a loud clunking noise when it was turned. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure.
My wife backs out of the driveway in the morning stops completely, puts the car in drive, however the car sometimes will not go forward for 5 to 15 seconds. 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. When the pulse was at its fastest, and the G6 was proceeding up an incline and the cruise logic was in the process of deciding to shift gears, the windshield wipers stopped enough to obscure all vision. They said we need a brand new transmission. You may find a small metal hook style stick like some foreign cars or a check plug like some manual transmissions.
There is no dipstick on your car Jan 10, 2011 According to the owners manual unless you drive in hilly, or heavy stop and go traffic like a taxi, you should never have to add trans mission fluid unless you have a leak. Will never lease or buy Pontiac again. Make sure the car is securely on jack stands and is reasonably level. She refuses to take this brand new car out of town, because she has no idea what might happen next. Updated 03-06-09 the consumer also when the headlights were on, the turn signals would activate and the headlights would go off. We have taken it to our dealership many times for this problem.
The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your G6 and how to check the transmission fluid level. Since that time the car has shut off unexpectedly or not started on occasion. The contact stated that the transmission failed to shift into gear. Nov 09, 2009 Depending on what type of car you have if theres no dipstick there should be a small screw on one of the lower side of the transmission that you take it out while the car is runing and on park and if oil comme out its cuz its full if it does not leak out you need to add some trani fluide. He added that when in drive, it was as if the car was in neutral and it would actually move backwards if on a slanted road or street. With only 50,000 miles on my car, which I bought new I became very upset and began to investigate recalls.
The filler cap should be bout center-top of the trans closer to the engine. To check the transmission fluid level in your car you have to raise the vehicle up and take out the transmission fluid check plug in the transmission. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician diagnosed that the transmission needed to be replaced. I can't find the dip-stick for the Transmission. At the time there were less than 2,000 miles on this car. It is locate just below and forward Towards the front of the car of where the right axle goes into the transmission housing. The problem still continues, it is still doing the same thing.
I am under the belief that this is not only a huge safety concern if someone doesn't realize the car isn't in park but it is ridiculous that I am asked to pay 400 dollars for a repair that should be covered under the powertrain warranty. Upon research we were informed that the G6 does not have a power steering pump and has an electrical engine. The issue became apparent when I put my shifter into park and pulled my keys out and went to get out of the vehicle and it started rolling backwards and almost hit two people and another vehicle in a parking lot. Even in the Manual it's not marked. The car now has 4,700 miles on it.
The manual doesn't even give a fluid capacity for the auto transmission. This condition repeated itself until I changed the pulse setting to constant. Changing the fluid and filer require dropping the pan. A good reputable shop could do that and a flush for around a 100 bucks. 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.
If you can not find a red lever style handle on the drivers side of the vehicle than look down the drivers side of the engine on top of the trans axle. The dip Stick is marked only in the 3. Last Sunday, June 1, 2014 I was at the grocery store, shifted into reverse, then drive. Then replace the cap and reinstall the plug. Then how to check the transmission oil in this car? My husband then test drove the car and noticed the same things.
Then, again, but this time in West lafayette traveling from the main road North out of town up route 443 between route 43 and 52 on cruise at 35 mph in a rain with the wipers on fast pulse the wipers stopped and vision was obscured. Some of late model cars have smaller more inconspicuous fluid checks. The dealer made the necessary repairs. Huge safety issue that almost cost me my car and could have cost two people their lives or at least their mobility. While driving less than 70 mph, the contact noticed that the transmission slipped when switching lanes. The failure and current mileage was 100,000. Please or to join the conversation.