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Pontiac Montana

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The Pontiac Montana is a minivan manufactured from 1997 to 2009 by General Motors’ Pontiac division. Produced in two generations, this model uses the U-body platform and comes with 4 speed 4T65-E automatic transmission.
Measure from the center hub of the front wheel to the center hub of the rear wheel.
There is a ground fault in one of your wire connections into yourtaillight. It is usually a connector for your rear light assembly.Starting with the side that blinkers flash fast when brakes areapplied, remove the 2 mounting screws from the rear light assemblyusing an allen wrench. Disconnect the...
This is incorrect, GM simply uses this as their unique way of making windshield sipers all other GMs made around the same time will stay up while they are still in motion, they should go down after you have switched them off though i had an Oldsmobile silhouette which is the same as the Montana...
the stage 1 sensor, actually called the pre-converter sensor, is located in the exhaust system before the catalytic converter. the post-converter is after the catalytic convertor. Answer I have a 2003 Montana but I believe it's the same. Official service manuals describe a procedure whereby you...
There is a ground fault in one of your wire connections into yourtaillight. It is usually a connector for your rear light assembly.Remove the plugs from the tail light assembly starting with theside that blinkers flash fast when brakes are applied. You willfind that the pin to your ground will have...
on a 99 Montana had to purchase a T30 star driver then open back hatch to see screws on inside side of lens cover remove T30 screws and remove lens assembly Additional info There are what appear to be two additional screws, that at first glance it appears that you need to remove the entire...
there are 4 mounts on a montana, two up top & two on bottom. trans mount on the driver side,,& engine mount is on the passenger side, both behind tires.
Pop open the hood. There's a twist screw on the top of the parking lamp that you need to unscrew. Next, grab the parking lamp (not the headlamp) and give it a good pull straight out. Twist the connectors, replace bulb, and you're good to go
Answer . \nOn a 3.4L engine there is a metal adapter bolted to the engine that the upper radiator hose attaches to. It is on the right side and is a nightmare to get to. Many parts must be removed to get the adapter off. The thermostst is inside the adapter.
Look in the glove box there is a black door open it and its there
It costs about $550 dollars to fix. I have a 2000 with the same problem, just not ready to spend the money to fix it. . Answer . Hi, most cars these days have the fuel sending unit and fuel pump located together inside the fuel tank.....because the fuel sender has stoped working the overhead...
Answer . to repair is just about useless, may as well replace it. to remove ..open plasticcap over the spindle nut and remove nut and washer, then open tailgate door and remove trim panel, disconnect wiring connector from wiper motor and remove mounting bolts, pull motor out and replace.
When the change oil indicator lights up.
\n. \n Answer 1, Radiator cap \n. \n. \nI had the same probleme. Finally I had to push down again and turn counterclockwise again and Bingo I got it out !\n. \n. \n Answer 2 \n. \nAnswer 1 is correct, but did not explain that the cap was NOT "jammed." In the "old" days, radiator caps could...
my 99 transport dash fuses are in the glove compartment right in the back. i hope they never changed there position since then and i hope it helps you!!
1999 Pontiac Montana drivers side power window down wont go up. New motor and different switch (used, may not be good), installed. Window still wont go up. Switched wires in plug at motor and motor does reverse when not installed in door. How does motor switch polarity? Is it done in the switch? I...
Answer . \nIn the center of the front dash near the windshield. Two small (1/4" or less) sensors.
This goes for all VIN - U GM Vehicles with-in a few years. This is the most commonly seen cause and does not apply to every "U-boat" as I like to refer to them as. You need to get under the carpet, right - passengers' side, front seat area. You will need to gently pry up the sill plate, the sill...
DOES THE GAUGE CYCLE QUICKLY OR SLOWLY IF IT'S SLOW THAT IS NORMAL AS THE COOLING FAN CYCLE ON AT 220 -225 AND OFF AT 190 I had the same problem and it eventually let to a blow head gasket. The solution is to change the air filters that are in a compartment inside of your dash. I know this sound...
you will have to pull your radio out of the dash to be able to look at the model number and/or serial number of your radio. Call a local Pontiac dealer and they can give you a code to enter when you turn your radio on after changing your battery.
Answer . on a 99 Montana had to purchase a T30 star driver then open back hatch to see screws on inside side of lens cover remove T30 screws and remove lens assembly \n. \n. \n Additional info \nThere are what appear to be two additional screws, that at first glance it appears that you need to...
disconnect batt. take off belt, jack pass. side frame remove two frame mount bolts 18mm bolts (leave rt side wheel on) lower frame two bolts at the side of alter. one at front. unplug and disconnect wire. 20 mins.work
Answer . \nWe have a 2000 Montana and yes it does have automatic door locks.
disconnect the fuel lines under the van at the front of the gas tank use a reversed vacum cleaner at the filler don't make a positive seal at the filler
First of all your brake fluid resivoir is located back under the grated part of the hood that is located just beyond your hood toward the windsheild, what I do is to get a transmission funnel and pour slowly, Make sure that you have repaired the problem in the brakeing system prior to finishing...
Low coolant?. Thermostat not closing allowing engine temperature to rise?. Plugged heater core?. Air bound heater core?. Water pump not circulating coolant?
If your problem is that the door keeps opening and doesn't want to latch shut, then what I have been doing is carrying a piece of 3M scrubbing pad and use that to scuff up the contacts on the door and the door jam contacts. Then the door functions properly for another month or so. There is a recall...
Check out this site.. http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/findacar.htm
Answer . \nit is located underneath the steering column on the left side under the dash.
It should be the same 3400 motor. The correct/dealer way it to disconnect the exhaust from the Cadillac . Then remove two front engine mounts. Support the engine from top or bottom and lower to gain access to the 3 plugs in the back. You could remove the air intake and with lots of patience, a...
After many expensive repairs to my TCS system I found it is best to go to the dealer and have him use his computer to trouble shot the system. The cost is approx. $65 with that ask him for the trouble code and the repair part #. He will quote you a repair cost and part # with cost. After market...
Answer . \nDealer, Salvage Yard, Ebay, and with a Google search you will find many on-line sites. You may also find an on-line manual at the GM owners site.\n. \nhttps://www.mygmlink.com/main/US/en/gm/home
Answer . The condensor is attached to the front of the radiator.. 1. Make sure your A/C system is discharged. Remove the cross braces, water overflow tank, Remove the Battery and tray. 2. Remove the front lower air dam. Drain the water coolant and disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses...
Answer . \n6 and 1/2 inches, round speakers on a 2000. Probably same on 2001.
On the vehicle with the flat battery you probably killed the alternator and burned out the fusible link in the harness at the very minimum. Take or drag the car to an electrical specialist shop. Get it checked out and repaired professionally.
Checked owners manual for any obvious fuses. Any recommendations why instrument panel and gauges would guit working?
Answer . \nNot sure what your asking exactly. But I will tell you this about knocking in Montanas. I have seen a few of them that will start sucking oil into the combustion chamber through a leaking intake manifold gasket. The motor goes dry enough to cause a knocking on the lower end of the...
It needs to be Re-Set.. Most places can do it for no cost. takes less than 10 seconds.
Well I don't really like what I've read about them they are fairly hard on gas for the power they have heres a link to read http://www.pontiacowners.com/Pontiac/showthread.php?t=12&page=1&pp=10
I hope you meant a keyLESS remote. Here ya go: Important! Once the BCM enters program mode, all transmitters must be programmed at the same time. Any transmitters not learned at this time will be erased. 1) Remove the key from the ignition cylinder 2) Remove the BCM PRGRM fuse from the fuse...
Answer . On my 1999 there is a switch in the overhead console which can override the door and courtesy light switches. I often use it if one of the kids has fallen asleep in the back with the light on.
it is in the rear of the van. open the back hatch and look to the left, it is behind the lighter 12v accesory panel...good luck
Dude, it only costs 19.99 to change the oil on a 2000 Montana. Why go through the hassel. Jiffy lube charges $24 with a free carwash. Hello. If you like to do it yourself like me , i just bought a 2000 Montana and did the oil change my self. It was pretty standard. put car on ramps (please secure)...
Yes that's common, you have to take out the BCM PRGM fuse from the fuse box and reprogram the van... look in your instruction manual for details
Will Pontiac Montana rims fit WHAT? Your question is not complete. What do you want to fit the Montana rims on?
follow the upper radiator hose from the radiator to the engine this is where youwill find the thermostat housing. remove ther housing and you'll be looking at the thermostat. it is realy easy
Answer . Defective spark plug, plug wire, burnt valve, busted piston, bad rings, blown head gasket or cracked head. . Answer . Defective spark plug, plug wire, burnt valve, busted piston, bad rings, blown head gasket or cracked head.
first off did you recently do any other work to the montana? like change plugs or wires? if you did you may have mixed up the firing order or have the wrong wire on the wrong plug, i did this once and after fixing the wiring it started and ran great for another 10 yrs. Try rhis,,,form looking at the...
You first have to remove two screws(7mm)in the back of the storage compartment under the pull out cup holder. Once they are removed pull that compartment out and set it off to the passenger floor side being careful not to break your lighter plug wire. Next you pull out your cup holder and remove two...
Answer . Check the turn signal switch. Don't touch the air bag if you aren't trained. It's a very dangerous process. That's a job for the dealer or a qualified technician. . i own 2002 you probably need to replace the circuit board that the bulbs plug into, i got mine at advance auto $38.00. they...
Answer . Probably low on freon. Jump the low pressure connector.
If you want to turn off the running lights off try to engage the emergency brakes. I have a 2000 Montana and that works.
It is the complete switch.. Just remove the switch by removing the cap (locking pins) with 2 flat screw drivers.. Cost of the entire switch 100 - 120 $CAD
The most likely problem is a Head Gasket. Sorry Man.
Answer . Try to locate the temperature sending unit on the engine and make sure its not a loose wire to the sending unit,if the wire is in place then the sending unit is shot.
My Hayes manual, which covers 1997-2001, says it's under the instrument cluster to the left of the steering column. Supposedly, it's visible from below after removing the beauty/sound shroud. On my 1999 I found it far and directly above the steering column. It's not at all visible, but I found it by...
96 lbs for the three small bolts in the back I think the axle nut is 175?
when they changed the heater core on my durango they didnt attach the air conditioner drain back up and it ran through my firewall so it caused my floor to get wet
I just had a chanel clip break on my 97. The old windows used to have a full chanel that the window sat in. The new ones like my 97 venture just have 2 plastic clips about 2 inches long. I had one that was broke and the window went up and jammed all the time. The second one broke today. Have to...
Presure control switch? TSB at dealership. Mine has done this several times but seems to come out of it. Cost about $500 at dealership.
the flasher located on the fuse block is more than likely burnt out
This is a common problem with Montana vans. Its usually bad wire which runs under the front passenger side carpet. Check the other lock switch and see if it works. If it does you have a bad switch and it needs to be replaced. If neither one works you may have to take it to a dealer Don't take...
After repairing the cause of the code, you clear it with a scan tool.
There are three of them, and they are all located in the fuse/relay box on top of the battery. The inside of the box cover is labeled to indicate their locations.
fuse box is on the right side of dash board open the front pessenger side door you will find there
It's to the right of the passenger-side glove box. The cover panel has a molded handle and it very easily pulls off. The back of the panel labels the fuse positions and values, but you need the owner's manual to determine the purpose of each fuse.
Possible causes: . Switch - if the window works with one of the switches, then it's likely the one that doesn't needs cleaning or has failed . The fuse is blown . The window motor is the problem - sometimes the motor gets stuck, other times they completely fail. . If the fuse is good,...
dealership it needs to be coded for that vehicle
The parking pawl probably has a broken spring and is not working correctly. The pawl is a 1.25" long piece of metal external to the motor and is part of the Stack-O-Plates on the output shaft of the motor and to which the wiper push rods are attached. When you turn the wipers to "Off" the motor will...
If you go to advance auto, or auto zone and purchase a haynes manual for 10 to 20 dollars, it will describe in detail (including pictures) of this repair, and many more for this automobile. ----------------------------------------------------- OR, you could just post an actual answer on this site...
Not knowing what year your car is I'll have to guess that it's a post 1996 with a VATS OEM anti-theft device.\nThat would indicate that the VATS signal was correct at startup but failed while you were driving the vehicle.\nThe constant light indicates that the VATS is in "Failed Enable" mode...
The 2000-2004 Pontiac Montana takes 24" replacement windshield wiper blades on both sides front and a 16" rear wiper blade. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle make, model and...
Answer . \nPetcock Looks like a 1 inch long white wingnut
It's probably your rear shocks groaning, or your rear brake shoes, neither of which is unusual. . MAYBE YOUR SINCRONIZERS IN YOUR TRANNY ARE GOING BAD... On my 2003 it was leaking slave cylinders on both side rear drum brakes. The brake fluid had leaked onto the pads, causing the groaning sound....
first remove the door panel (don't forget electrical switches and 2 bolts as well as all the plastic clips) and the plastic weather cover. locate the motor and remove its cover by unscrewing the 4 retainer bolts (using a torx T20 screw driver). This cover has the magnets in it. now you will...
I hope I am reading this correctly. If so, this already happened to me in my 2003 low-miles Montana EXT cab. I was sooo embarrassed! I had inadvertently turned the dial type instrument-dash light dimmer knob located to the left of the steering column on the dash, to the "dome light on" position...
If you have to ask - you can't do it. The transmission needs to be drained, then new fluid is pumped though to ensure all the old fluid and any contaminants are out. I just had mine done at a transmission shop - the GM dealer didn't even have the proper equipment to do this.
Very simple there is a huck on wiper just remove and install.
Answer . If you're running a jumper across 2 of the three terminals and it starts then you need to check for power to the 3rd terminal (key in crank position) that triggers the relay. Maybe a broken wire in the relay plug or further up the circuit?
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I recently had the same problem. First, I checked the pressure in all of my tires to make sure it was correct. I then looked at my rear springs to make sure one was not sagging. I did find that the problem was my front drivers side coil spring...it snapped. Check your coil springs, which are easily...
Answer . \n100 ft/lbs of torque \n15" or larger diameter wheels\n5 on 4.5" bolt circle\nMost other GM FWD only cars will fit
Answer . \nYou must remove the angled brace tube over the battery. It unbolts easily and then the battery pops out.. Answer . First you have to romove the black bar. I forget what its called, sorry. There is to bolts and each end. Tyhen you remove the two battery termails. Then you have to...
Answer . On GM vehicles well most of them anyways its located on the passenger side underneath the car mounted toward the rear passger area in the chassie tucked in there so you really have to jack up the car and take a good look and it looks like a can with hoses/pipes coming out it. You may...
Answer . In some Honda's, you have to pull the axle shaft in. That may mean some disassmbly of the front end.
Answer . on the 2002 model, open the hood, and on the left side of the engine, there should be a black box, above and to the left of the radiator cap, remove the black box cover with your hands, and you should be able to access the engine fuse box. I think there are three (3) different relays in...
Answer . can you fit 23 ich rims on a cadillac deville 2000
you have to remove the entire lens assembly from the outside to change the bulb. It takes a Torx (star shaped) screwdriver bit of a...pain in the butt...but an easy job if you have the right driver bit.. Here how to do it: Open the rear hatch, locate the 2 Torx mounting screws. These are on the...
Answer . \nGenerally ,at the base of the arm is a small hinged catch that you can gently pry open. Once you do this ,the arm can be pulled off.
The average cost of a heater core is around 50 dollars The pricecan vary some depending on the distributor you are purchasing itfrom.