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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Sedan

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Outboard and Rear Center 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
  • Front Driver Power Lumbar Support
  • Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors
  • L A T C H
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2006 Pontiac Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2006 Pontiac G6 54554
2006 Pontiac G6 54355
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 54334
2006 Pontiac GTO Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 55453
2006 Pontiac Solstice Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not Tested
2006 Pontiac Torrent 55554
2006 Pontiac Vibe 54344
 
Service Bulletins for 2006 Pontiac Vibe GT Sedan
2006 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX:

Bulletin Number: 01-02-32-001
CONCERNS WITH CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE TURNING MANEUVER / STEERING WHEEL ROTATION.*JB (LUBRICATE OR REPLACE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT AS APPROPRIATE). UPDATED 10/05/07. *NJ UPDATED 4/1/08. *NJ UPDATED 7/1/2008 *PE

Bulletin Number: 040232001
RELEASE OF STEERING GEAR STUB SHAFT BEARING KIT FOR SERVICE. *TT UPDATED 08-15-07. *KB UPDATED 10/09/07. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 050232007
POWER STEERING MOAN OR GROAN NOISE WHILE DRIVING. *JB

Bulletin Number: 050310015
TIRE ROTATION ON VEHICLES WITH DIFFERENT FRONT AND REAR TIRE/WHEEL SIZES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 050525009
BRAKE SYSTEM LIGHT ON, ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) LIGHT ON, TRACTION CONTROL LIGHT ON, SERVICE BRAKE/ABS/TRACTION/STABILITY MESSAGE DISPLAYED, DTCS C0241, C0550, P0856 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 050601034
ENGINE OIL LEAK AT REAR COVER ASSEMBLY AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 050601035
L26, L32,L36, L67 EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION (REPLACE EXHAUST VALVE STEM SEALS). *AK

Bulletin Number: 050601035
L26,L32, L67 EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION (REPLACE EXHAUST VALVE STEM SEALS). *AK

Bulletin Number: 050844027
INFORMATION ON VEHICLES WITH A STORED HISTORY DTC B1259 ANTENNA GROUND CIRCUIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05-09-40-002E
GM: SERVICE BULLETIN EXPLAINING WHEN THE SAFETY BELTS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOCK. *RM UPDATED 12/6/11. *PE

Bulletin Number: 05-09-40-002E
GM: SERVICE BULLETIN EXPLAINING WHEN THE SAFETY BELTS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOCK. *RM UPDATED 12/6/11. *PE

Bulletin Number: 060232009
OVERVIEW OF STEERING SYSTEM NOISES. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 060232011
REVISED POWER STEERING TIGHTENING SPECIFICATIONS. *KB

Bulletin Number: 060232014
POWER STEERING FLUID LEAK. *KB

Bulletin Number: 06045
MISSING MERCURY DISPOSAL NOTICE LABEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 060601014
L36, L67, L26, L32, LA1, LX9, MN7, M15. TICKING OR KNOCKING TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION AREA. *KB

Bulletin Number: 06072
POWER STEERING HOSE LEAK. *KB

Bulletin Number: 060730023
4T65E TRANSMISSION 1-2 SHIFT SHUDDER AT LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCELERATION. REPLACE COMPLETE SECOND CLUTCH ASSEMBLY. *KB

Bulletin Number: 060941008
AIRBAG READINESS LIGHT ON WITH DTC B0081 OR B0092 SET IN PASSENGER PRESENCE SYSTEM (PPS) SDM. *KB

Bulletin Number: 070730012
4T65-E TRANSMISSION SLIPS, NO DRIVE/REVERSE, TCC SHUDDER, NOISE WITH TCC APPLIED. *KB UPDATED 08-15-07. *KB (DIAGNOSIS & REPLACE TRANSMISSION, IF NECESSARY). UPDATED 2/19/08. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 07085
BUICKCHEVROLETPONTIACSATURN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. REMOTE START INTERFERENCE WITH SAFETY BELT REMINDER. *NJ CSC WAS RECEIVED. UPDATED 3/13/08. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 080730002
INFORMATIONAL ON 4T65-E MN7, M15 AND M76 FRONT WHEEL DRIVE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION VALVE BODY RECONDITIONING, DTCS P0741, P0742, P0757, P842, HARSH SHIFTS OR SLIPS. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08-07-30-016
DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION ON MH1, MN8, MT1, M15 TRANSMISSION SLIPS, WILL NOT SHIFT OR MAY OVERHEAT, SES/MIL MAY BE ILLUMINATED, DTCS P0218, P0894 SET. *PE UPDATED 8/12/08. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08-089
BUICKCADILLACCHEVROLETGMCHUMMEROLDSMOBILEPONTIACSAABSATURN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT-ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. FCC RULED IN 2002 WIRELESS CARRIERS WOULD NO LONGER R

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 08089-B
GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

Bulletin Number: 09-09-40-001A
GM: THERE ARE SEAT BELT PROBLEMS: DIFFICULTY LATCHING AND UNLATCHING BUCKLE. BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTON IS STICKING. SEAT BELT WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED. LIKELY CAUSED BY STICKY BEVERAGES THAT ARE SPILLED INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY. *RM UPDATED 4/

Bulletin Number: 09-09-40-001A
GM: THERE ARE SEAT BELT PROBLEMS: DIFFICULTY LATCHING AND UNLATCHING BUCKLE. BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTON IS STICKING. SEAT BELT WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED. LIKELY CAUSED BY STICKY BEVERAGES THAT ARE SPILLED INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY. *RM UPDATED 4/

Bulletin Number: 3365A
TICKING OR KNOCKING NOISE CRACKED OR BROKEN FLEXPLATE. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING OLDSMOBILE BONNEVILLE 2006. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3383A
OIL INDICATOR ILLUMINATED IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL / VERY LOW (ZERO) OIL PRESSURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3484
DUE TO DISSIMILAR FRONT AND REAR TIRE WIDTHS, THE TIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLIES CANNOT BE ROTATED FROM FRONT TO BACK. *TT UPDATED 03-01-07. *KB

Bulletin Number: 3657
HARSH SHIFT, NO POWER AND SES/MIL LIGHT ON WITH DTC P0742. *KB

Bulletin Number: 3689
LOW OIL PRESSURE LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT IDLE OR LOW RPMS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3689A
LOW OIL PRESSURE LIGHT ILLUMINATED AT IDLE OR LOW RPM'S. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3692
TICKING OR KNOCKING NOISE, CRACKED OR BROKEN FLEXPLATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3692A
TICKING OR KNOCKING NOISE CRACKED OR BROKEN FLEXPLATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3724
NO DRIVE OR REVERSE;TCC SHUDDER; NOISE WITH TCC APPLIED, IF 4T65E AND V8 APPLICATION REPLACE TORQUE CONVERTER. *AK

Bulletin Number: 3794
COOLANT LEAK AT REAR OF ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3812
DOOR LOCKS ACTUATORS CYCLE AND INTERIOR LIGHT TURNS ON AND OFF AT RANDOM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3909
ENGINE OVERHEAT. EQUIPPED WITH 3800 SUPERCHARGED L32 ENGINE. *KB

Bulletin Number: 3934
ENGINE LEAKING COOLANT. *KB

Bulletin Number: 3975
INTERMITTENT DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS, TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM WARNING LAMP, SERVICE STABILITY SYSTEM MESSAGE, SERVICE TRACTION SYSTEM MESSAGE, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1390, C0236 AND/OR C0240. *AK

Bulletin Number: 4036
SUPERCHARGER IS MAKING NOISE. *KB

Bulletin Number: 4105
STEERING COLUMN DAMAGE WHEN SUSPENDING CRADLE FROM INTERMEDIATE SHAFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4133
TRANSMISSION SLIPS, WILL NOT SHIFT, SES LIGHT MAY BE ILLUMINATED. *KB

Bulletin Number: 4553
PASSENGER SEATBELT LIGHT ON WITH NOBODY IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT. *KB

Bulletin Number: PB-09132
PONTIACCHEVROLET SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. POWER STEERING HOSE LEAK. VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE POWER STEERING COOLER LINE MAY LEAK OR SPLIT. WHEN STARTED IN COLD WEATHER, THE PRESSU

Bulletin Number: PB-10037A
GM: ONSTAR IS MAKING INCOMPLETE CALLS WITHOUT THE DRIVER KNOWING. WHEN HAVE A DATA CONNECTION. *RM

Bulletin Number: PIC-5318
CHEVROLET/PONTIAC: POWER STEERING HOSE RETROFIT PROCEDURE FOR V8. SUPPLEMENT TO CAMPAIGN 09132 AND BULLETIN 06-02-32-014. PARTS LISTED IN BULLETIN NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR VEHICLES WITH A V8 ENGINE. WHEN ORDERING AND RECEIVING CORRECT PO

Bulletin Number: PIP-4138K
GM: THE SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON, THERE IS ALSO A MISFIRE OR ENGINE NOISE. THERE ARE MULTIPLE POSSIBLE CAUSES. *RM

Bulletin Number: PIP-4492P
BUICK/CADILLAC/CHEVROLET/GMC/HUMMER/PONTIAC/SAAB: OIL CONSUMPTION AND/OR EXHAUST SMOKE-POSSIBLE PCV BAFFLE OR LIFTER CONCERN. UPON INSPECTION, OBVIOUS OIL WILL BE FOUND IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND/OR PCV VACUUM TUBE. *PE UPDATED 3/21/

Bulletin Number: PIP-4492P
BUICK/CADILLAC/CHEVROLET/GMC/HUMMER/PONTIAC/SAAB: OIL CONSUMPTION AND/OR EXHAUST SMOKE-POSSIBLE PCV BAFFLE OR LIFTER CONCERN. UPON INSPECTION, OBVIOUS OIL WILL BE FOUND IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND/OR PCV VACUUM TUBE. *PE UPDATED 3/21/

Bulletin Number: PIP-4568K
GM: SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON WITH A MISFIRE AND A POSSIBLE TICK NOISE. *RM

Bulletin Number: PIP-4814A
BUICK/CHEVROLET/PONTIAC: EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION AND/OR BLUE EXHAUST SMOKE. ITS MORE APPARENT WHEN DRIVING HIGHWAY SPEED. RARE INSTANCES, A SES LIGHT AND ENGINE MISFIRE MAY BE ENCOUNTERED WITH A P0300 DTC. *PE UPDATED ON 06/16/201

 
Recalls for 2006 Pontiac Vibe GT Sedan
2006 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V400000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 5877718
Defect Description:
This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. General Motors LLC (GM) notified the agency on July 3, 2014, that they are recalling 5,877,718 model year 2000-2005 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo, 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu, 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero, 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue, 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am and 2004-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix vehicles. In these models, the weight on the key ring and/or road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
Consequence:
If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Action to take:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will install two key rings and an insert in the key slot or a cover over the key head on all ignition keys, free of charge. The recall began on September 9, 2014. GM's number for this recall is 14350.
 
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