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I just started my Pontiac G6 in the cold to run to the gas station real quick, I did not let it warm up ( I don't know if this has anything to do with it). Anyway, I backed out of the garage and I had no power steering. There was a message on my display above the radio that said POWER STEERING.

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You will need to call the pontiac 1800 number. there was a recall on the steering...need to make sure to have it checked out. i found out the hard way and almost wrecked because mine gave out while i was driving and just stayed stuck and would not let me turn.

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

  • Marcel Michaud Feb 02, 2011

    there is no official recall for the G6 (electrically assisted) power steering, however there is a widely known problem exactly the same that the submitter presented. Kurt, I know that if you shut the car off and then restart, the problem may go away, but it will come back! here are many persons facing this and GM just isn't including the G6 with the recall that included the G5's (same exact issue). This is a dangerous problem and has resulted in many deadly crashes. Ditch the car and buy something that has hydraulic (classic) power steering.

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