Not sure what is going on

Asked by Nov 04, 2016 at 01:03 PM about the 2007 Pontiac G6 GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car is actong really weird  I will be driving it and
it will come up with a message on the display that
reads "engine power reduced and traction control
off" o can actually feel the power cut out in the car.  
This will lay for about 30-60 seconds and then
everything will kick back in like normal.  
Sometimes it happens just that once but usually it
will happen about every 7-10min that I am driving
unless I am in traffic there I have noticed it
happens more often.  I have ran diagnostic on the
car and I have to replace the thermostat because it
is sticking open.  Would a thermostat cause he
seems issues?

5 Answers

5

That sounds like it may be a problem with you drive by wire throttle body

60,225

I doubt the thermostat could cause these problems. Is the car running at normal temperature?

The temp gauge sits there and jumps around the whole time I'm driving the car. It will pin all the way hot and then shoot all the way to the 100 mark sit there for a little bit and then go back to the normal range. This problem with the part reduced didn't start till the temp gauge started doing that and the the check engine light came on and I had the handheld ran and it told me thermostat

Ok so I have replaced the thermostat, and APP sensor and I'm still having the same issue. I do not understand it at all.

60,225

Sounds like limp mode is kicking in briefly. Try reading the OBD codes to see if anything comes up.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Everything is going to crap. Anyone else having these issues? 5 answers

    I have several problems with my 2006 Pontiac g6 coupe. Yesterday the car would not start, but the cd player kept rotating the cds. I had to replace the battery and the vehicle seems to be working be...

    2006 Pontiac G6 GT Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Im having problems with the driverside window wont go up then wont go down help. 1 answer

    I installed a new battery and took the cycling info and tried it. It worked fine for the passenger side. The driver side went down 2 inches and when I rolled all the way down it wouldn't come back up....

    2006 Pontiac G6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I got my oil changed in my 2006 Pontiac G6 and now my car is making a roaring sound 4 answers

    It only makes the sound when I accelerate above 30 mph. The oil life is at 89% after only one week since the oil change. I noticed the roaring sound that night after the change. It sounds like it's re...

    2006 Pontiac G6 Base V6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Breaks 1 answer

    After putting on front and back breaks when giving it gas the car seems to not want to go what does that mean?

    2007 Pontiac G6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how much is the average 2003 Pontiac G6? 1 answer

    I'm thinking of buying a car. But the lady would just be transfering the loan to my name and I want to make sure that I'm not going to be ripped off.

    Pontiac G6

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

G6

Looking for a Used G6 in your area?

CarGurus has 4,104 nationwide G6 listings starting at $699.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac G6 Questions

Pontiac G6 Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 600
#2 Andy Huhn
Andy Huhn
Reputation 540
#3 Norm Davis
Norm Davis
Reputation 530
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac G8
23 Great Deals out of 368 listings starting at $6,500
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
29 Great Deals out of 2,857 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
914 Great Deals out of 79,360 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
589 Great Deals out of 31,465 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Mustang
454 Great Deals out of 45,522 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Altima
1,030 Great Deals out of 80,832 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Charger
391 Great Deals out of 28,078 listings starting at $1,988
Used Honda Accord
821 Great Deals out of 85,700 listings starting at $988
Used Ford Fusion
1,136 Great Deals out of 82,945 listings starting at $998
Used Honda Civic
667 Great Deals out of 89,882 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet Cobalt
48 Great Deals out of 3,864 listings starting at $1,799
Used Pontiac G5
12 Great Deals out of 491 listings starting at $1,595
Used Nissan Maxima
295 Great Deals out of 25,094 listings starting at $999

Used Cars For Sale

2009 Pontiac G6 GT Coupe For Sale
44 listings starting at $4,200
2008 Pontiac G6 GT Coupe For Sale
82 listings starting at $4,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.