2009 Pontiac G3 Consumer Review: Serios coil, plug and onbard c

2009 Pontiac G3 - Consumer Review

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Base 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Serios coil, plug and onbard computer problems
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2009 Pontiac G3 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


DON"T BUY THESE CARS!!!! Yes, they look nicer than the Honda Fit and Yaris, and mine even came with power windows, moon roof, on-Star, sports interior and stylish wheels, BUT it is all show and no substance. The car is not even 3 years old and has had the PCM computer changed (the computer that controls EVERYTHING on the car - and would cost around $1000 if not covered by warranty, the ignition coil changed twice (each costing around $300 if not covered by warranty), and the oxygen sensors changed (each costing around $300 if not covered by warranty). Look online and the problems with the ignition coil, spark plugs and oxygen sensors are commonplace. I WILL NEVER BUY A GM AGAIN. Wake up GM!!

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Do some serious testing of your cars before selling them with problems that are widespread and then deny that the problem exists. Cheap and unreliable parts with fancy looks means nothing. I am going to Japanese cars now - they might not look at flash but at least they will last.
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