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Hi, I have a 2006 Pontiac G6 with the 3.5L V6 engine throughout 2 years it would have rough starts as you know, as of 3 weeks ago my battery would drain quickly and would stall randomly I put a new battery in 2 weeks ago and then I had more frequent stalls car just clicking and don't know if this is relevant but my key fob lock button no longer works.  A week ago my car stalled on the freeway after my cruise began to accelerate up a climb.  The car would not start again, click only dash lights and electrical things.  I have checked all fuses, battery,alternator,starter, and yesterday to narrow it down from electrical or fuel I used some starter fluid which all most did it but didn't...sorry to be so lengthy but I would appreciate any direction you could set me in....

Hi tim:

well it can be any # of things. all of the cars modules are tied into each other if you have a secuirty system fault it will not start it will cut the fuel off. you need a scan tool for this and start with checking for codes and see what if any modules have codes and go from there. if ther are no codes then you need to star at square one and check for fuel pressure that engine needs about 50 PSi to run. if you don't have that much pressure you need to see why. if you have fuel pressure next check for spark on all 6 cylindrers. and go from there if you don't have spark.

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Todd Puccio


General auto repair,electrical issues,driveability issues,anti-lock brakes,SIR systems,HVAC,engine performance,Gm specific. I have worked at my current dealership since the 1990 model year anything much older than that I have limited exposure to. I do not have very much transmission experience so those question you may want to ask of another expert. When you send me a question let me know the exact make/model/engine and year for the car or suv you have it makes it easier to answer the questions that way. If your happy with the answer I gave you please feel free to Donate. This is a free service to you and I am not compensated at all by this web site. I have 22 years of experience to share with you and my knowledge wasn't free to me. I had to pay for my education.


Experience in the area: I have been a technician in GM dealerships for over 22 years and I am a ASE master technician. I work at a Buick and GMC truck store Previously I worked at a Pontiac GMC store for 18 years. I Served a a lead technician when dealership was on a team system. I just recently moved to a Buick,Hummer,Saab Store when my franchise was purchased by this dealership. Organizations: ASE master technician


Education/Credentials:High school diploma,2 year vocational school degree 2 year college degree. Associates degree in applied sciences (auto technology)Awards and Honors: GMC master technician

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