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I bought the new wiring harnesses for radio. I have all the speaker wire colors down but there are so many other wires going on in there.
If you can help that would be great! I happened to take a few pictures of the wiring when I had it pulled apart. I'm not sure if I can upload it here or not.
Also do you know if there is an antenna adapter I can buy? The newer radios are a bit different. I
did you end up installing a 2009.5 radio in your car? with the big middle button?
 
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Sorry, I should have been more clear. In my research utilizing the average Google search, and GM Manuals I've procured data supporting that there are at least 4 Guage clusters in existence (likely 5 total) that have been mass produced, either under the authority of GM or otherwise. In the 2010 Pontiac G6 GM manual on page 4-25
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(later referenced on page 4-38)
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and then again on page 4-33
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Leads me to believe that the fundamental difference between the two is the number and letter font, oil temp symbol locations and the feul guage symbols. However this is just an educated theory until one has photographic evidence. The guage cluster I purchased has the larger font numbers, smaller "G6" in the tachometer, silver half circle, "Canadian feul Guage", and white numbers and DIC. Additionally, my cluster is stamped "Made in Canada" (as upposed to "Made in Mexico"), however my temperature Guage is in Fahrenheit which leads me to believe that it is a Canadian production for the United States. Long story short this is why I reffered to my cluster as "Canadian Guage Cluster" (the fuel guage configuration and stamped Made in Canada)
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These are the photos I have of my 2010 Cluster, taken in both high light View attachment 18128
and low light conditions for clarity. View attachment 18129
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Hi
Dx ,, the obvious difference the numbers. Our cars are faster, consequently we need bigger numbers .lol. Not really faster but there is 1.62 kms in a mile. Personally, I don’t like it. I switched one of my cars over to it. I find it hard to read (too busy). I will switch it back to the original.
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Now that you have the Cruise Control Switch removed you can remove it from the bezel and swap in the new 2010 Cruise Control Switch.

Looking at the back side of the switch there are 4 little clips that hold it in.
I marked them with red arrows:


You can use your small flathead screwdriver to move those tabs just enough for the clips to release. Push up on the buttons from the bottom as you pop the clips loose, I started on the left, right, then the top.

Once removed you're ready to swap the new switch in:


The new switch fits the bezel perfectly:


Now you just have to move one wire on the Cruise Switch Connector.
Looking at the connector you will need to remove and replace the light green wire in pin #6 (it goes 1-7 from right to left)


Next use your small pokey stick to press the tab marked by the red arrow. As you press it down pull on the green wire until it slides all the way out:


Once the pin is removed, I recommend pulling on the little tab slightly to ensure it'll stay in the connector when it's replaced.
Pull on the tab marked by the small red arrow, You only need to pull it out a very small amount.


Now with that tab facing the same direction as when it came out, Slide the connector into pin slot #1, Be sure to push it all the way down until it clips in, Give it a tug to make sure it won't come out of the connector:


Now you can connect the Cruise Switch and re-install everything back into the steering wheel:


When popping the air bag module back in you have to push hard enough that the horn will sound.
If you didn't disconnect the battery (tsk tsk tsk) be prepared to hear it beep.
What to do i have 2008 base model with no cruse control can i still do the swap
 

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Other than that, there's always the white ones, but i just really want to avoid white led cluster if possible.

View attachment 17668

Hope that makes sense.
I have a 2005 G6 GT with a red lit speed and oval display version of this. I really want to swap for this one with white backlit speed and then change needles to blue or leave the red. But all the long info display clusters I see on ebay are the ones with the thick grey bar with notches for the increments. Does anyone know the part number of this cluster?
 

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Here is my write up on how to upgrade your G6's speedometer cluster with the 2009.5-2010 cluster with the integrated DIC (Driver Information Center)

This is the OEM option to move the DIC from the stereo to the cluster so that you can run a full sized head unit without losing any factory settings or features. It's way nicer looking than the metra dash kits, way cheaper, and the wiring is actually pretty simple if you already have the factory cruise control.

Side Note: 2005-2009 G6's have a small speaker on the back of the gauge cluster that plays the turn signal sound and all of the chimes and tones.
2009.5-2010 run those sounds through the stereo.
As a result several modules exist to retain those chimes. Some modules also include RAP (Retained Accessory Power) and OnStar.

Here are three modules I found:
Axxess GMOS-LAN-03 Wiring Interface - Retains RAP, OnStar, and Safety Warning Chimes
Metra LC-GMRC-LAN-03 Wiring Interface - Only retains Safety Warning Chimes
PAC OS-311B Wiring Interface - Retains RAP, OnStar and Safety Warning Chimes (I used this one)

Now onto getting ready for your swap.
First you'll need to purchase the speedometer of your choice.
As far as I know there are two designs of the updated cluster with the DIC



and



That one is the actual picture of mine, I couldn't find a good clear one online and I didn't take one before I swapped the needles.
I chose this cluster because it looks just like my old one, The numbers are slightly larger. some idiot lights were moved, and the needles were the same as the other updated cluster, I decided to swap in the older ones to match it better.
As you can see it also lights up White. It's also fully lit up anytime the ignition is on with the lights off.

I decided to tint the backside of the gauge face with red tinted vinyl to make the lights match the rest of the car. It worked out well but makes it a tad darker.
I'll eventually be soldering new LEDs to the board.



You can see the gaps in lighting when the dimmer is turned down.


Once you found your speedometer you need to also get the new Info and Enter buttons so you can control the Speedometer DIC.

This can be found by looking for a 2010 Pontiac G6 Cruise Control Switch (This only fits the 3 spoke steering wheel, Older G6's with the 4 spoke steering wheel will not fit this button)
ACDelco D1952F


You'll also be adding a wire, So you'll need a specific pin to fit the connector on the cluster.
I ended up buying a connector with wires attached off ebay, since I only needed one I'll sell off the remaining wires to whoever else wants to do the swap. Look for it in the For Sale Section.

Here's the pin and wire.


And you will need to extend the wire so there is a little more play room behind the cluster.
I went with green to match everything better.


I have several pins/wires available for anyone wanting to do the swap. Here is the listing for them on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/282357013875


Now that you have all your parts ready, You can get all your tools and anything else ready!
You will need:

  • 7mm socket with extensions (I used a nut driver with a couple of extensions)
  • Small Flathead Screwdriver
  • Torx Bits/Wrenches (If not available you can use Allen/Hex keys as none of the screws should be very tight)
  • Soldering Iron (If you plan to solder your wiringonnection) (There's only one)
  • Wire stripper/cutter (crimper if not soldering)
  • Heat Shrink tubing or Electrical Tape
  • Little pokey stick, like a toothpick

Let me begin by saying that some minimal wiring is involved. And you have to remove the air bag module from the steering wheel.
I strongly advise that you disconnect your battery and wait a few minutes before starting just to be safe.

If you do not feel comfortable with doing any wiring to your vehicle then I don't recommend you undertake this project yourself.
You'll only be working on one small signal wire.
I am NOT Responsible for any damage or problems that may occur to your vehicle. This How-to is intended as only a guide to help aid you with your swap. Some trim levels and years may be different so I can't be absolutely sure this will work on every G6.
(However, the wiring diagrams from 2005-2009 for the cluster all look identical)


NOW WE CAN GET TO THE SWAP!

We'll start by removing the Gauge Cluster.

First you'll need to remove the Bezel around the Cluster.
To Begin there are two small Torx Screws at the top of the bezel.


There are then two panel clips behind the bezel at the bottom, It'll take a little pulling to yank them out. I tilted the bezel forward so I can reach a few fingers behind it to pop it out.
The two clips are located around where the red circles are:


Then you just need to remove the upper steering column cover, This can be done by pulling up on either side by the stalks

Once removed the bezel and steering wheel column cover can be removed as one piece.

I also pulled the steering wheel as far forward and down as I can for maximum room
Here is my write up on how to upgrade your G6's speedometer cluster with the 2009.5-2010 cluster with the integrated DIC (Driver Information Center)

This is the OEM option to move the DIC from the stereo to the cluster so that you can run a full sized head unit without losing any factory settings or features. It's way nicer looking than the metra dash kits, way cheaper, and the wiring is actually pretty simple if you already have the factory cruise control.

Side Note: 2005-2009 G6's have a small speaker on the back of the gauge cluster that plays the turn signal sound and all of the chimes and tones.
2009.5-2010 run those sounds through the stereo.
As a result several modules exist to retain those chimes. Some modules also include RAP (Retained Accessory Power) and OnStar.

Here are three modules I found:
Axxess GMOS-LAN-03 Wiring Interface - Retains RAP, OnStar, and Safety Warning Chimes
Metra LC-GMRC-LAN-03 Wiring Interface - Only retains Safety Warning Chimes
PAC OS-311B Wiring Interface - Retains RAP, OnStar and Safety Warning Chimes (I used this one)

Now onto getting ready for your swap.
First you'll need to purchase the speedometer of your choice.
As far as I know there are two designs of the updated cluster with the DIC



and



That one is the actual picture of mine, I couldn't find a good clear one online and I didn't take one before I swapped the needles.
I chose this cluster because it looks just like my old one, The numbers are slightly larger. some idiot lights were moved, and the needles were the same as the other updated cluster, I decided to swap in the older ones to match it better.
As you can see it also lights up White. It's also fully lit up anytime the ignition is on with the lights off.

I decided to tint the backside of the gauge face with red tinted vinyl to make the lights match the rest of the car. It worked out well but makes it a tad darker.
I'll eventually be soldering new LEDs to the board.



You can see the gaps in lighting when the dimmer is turned down.


Once you found your speedometer you need to also get the new Info and Enter buttons so you can control the Speedometer DIC.

This can be found by looking for a 2010 Pontiac G6 Cruise Control Switch (This only fits the 3 spoke steering wheel, Older G6's with the 4 spoke steering wheel will not fit this button)
ACDelco D1952F


You'll also be adding a wire, So you'll need a specific pin to fit the connector on the cluster.
I ended up buying a connector with wires attached off ebay, since I only needed one I'll sell off the remaining wires to whoever else wants to do the swap. Look for it in the For Sale Section.

Here's the pin and wire.


And you will need to extend the wire so there is a little more play room behind the cluster.
I went with green to match everything better.


I have several pins/wires available for anyone wanting to do the swap. Here is the listing for them on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/282357013875


Now that you have all your parts ready, You can get all your tools and anything else ready!
You will need:

  • 7mm socket with extensions (I used a nut driver with a couple of extensions)
  • Small Flathead Screwdriver
  • Torx Bits/Wrenches (If not available you can use Allen/Hex keys as none of the screws should be very tight)
  • Soldering Iron (If you plan to solder your wiring connection) (There's only one)
  • Wire stripper/cutter (crimper if not soldering)
  • Heat Shrink tubing or Electrical Tape
  • Little pokey stick, like a toothpick

Let me begin by saying that some minimal wiring is involved. And you have to remove the air bag module from the steering wheel.
I strongly advise that you disconnect your battery and wait a few minutes before starting just to be safe.

If you do not feel comfortable with doing any wiring to your vehicle then I don't recommend you undertake this project yourself.
You'll only be working on one small signal wire.
I am NOT Responsible for any damage or problems that may occur to your vehicle. This How-to is intended as only a guide to help aid you with your swap. Some trim levels and years may be different so I can't be absolutely sure this will work on every G6.
(However, the wiring diagrams from 2005-2009 for the cluster all look identical)


NOW WE CAN GET TO THE SWAP!

We'll start by removing the Gauge Cluster.

First you'll need to remove the Bezel around the Cluster.
To Begin there are two small Torx Screws at the top of the bezel.


There are then two panel clips behind the bezel at the bottom, It'll take a little pulling to yank them out. I tilted the bezel forward so I can reach a few fingers behind it to pop it out.
The two clips are located around where the red circles are:


Then you just need to remove the upper steering column cover, This can be done by pulling up on either side by the stalks

Once removed the bezel and steering wheel column cover can be removed as one piece.

I also pulled the steering wheel as far forward and down as I can for maximum room
Why I can’t see the picture 2021
 

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I installed the 2010 gauge cluster into my 2006 G6 Base model and the buttons with the extra options that are required to control the display on the cluster don't work. I know there is power going to them (they light up red) but they do nothing when I click on them. Could this be due to me not installing a module with the cluster? Or perhaps I could've moved the green wire incorrectly?

NOTE: When I remove my aftermarket stereo and reinstall my stock radio, the buttons on the radio works and changes the display on the cluster as well as the radio at the same time just fine.
Did you ever find a fix for this?
 
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