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First thing to do is to check that the automatic door opening function has not been accidentally turned off. There are a row of toggle switches for various functions adjacent to the dome light in the headliner near the rear view mirror. One of these toggles turns the auto door on and off. Sometimes kids can get to this and toggle it by accident. If you can't determine which switch is associated with the door by looking at the image on the button check the owners manual for description.
If you have checked the on/off toggle switch and it is "on" but the door still does not open/shut automatically try this solution:
Disconnect the positive batter cable for a few min. check the fuse. Have done the disc. on mine and it worked fine again.

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Q: How do you repair an automatic sliding door on a 1999 Pontiac Montana that will not open automatically?
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Does 2002 Pontiac Montana have automatic sliding doors?

mine has one on the passenger side Yes, it CAN have power sliders on the drivers side and passengers.

How do you repair an automatic sliding door on a Pontiac Montana?

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 on the automatic sliding doors and it involves them not latching.

How do you open a power sliding door on Pontiac Montana?

Push the button on the inside by the doorPush the button on the over head consolePush the button on the key fobGive the handle a pull

Where is Fuse for sliding door on Pontiac Montana?

The power sliding door fuse is located in the passenger side fuse panel to the right of the glove box. You need to open the passenger door, remove the access panel on the side of the dash and consult the layout map on the panel as to which fuse is associated.

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How do you fix a power sliding door on a 1999 Pontiac Montana?

It is vary complex. They are around $700 a pop and used ones are about half that. I would recomend taking it in to get replaced. You'll know what i mean after you ruin one

Are the body parts of a 2001 Pontiac Montana interchangeable with any other years or models?

For the most part, yes. a 2001 Montana will be compatible with Chevrolet Venture ('97-'05), Oldsmobile Silhouette ('97-2004) and Pontiac Montana/Pontiac Trans Sport ('97-05) Also, if you're going to a junk yard for parts, keep an eye out for Buick Terraza, Saturn Relay, Chevrolet Uplander & Pontiac Montana SV6. These models range from year 2005 to 2010 (Not sure what year Buick & Saturn ceased production) Many parts are interchangeable with your 2001, with the exception of the rear tail light, front fenders, hood and nose clip assembly For example, the power sliding door from a Buick Terazza year 2008 will easily fit and work with your 2001 Pontiac Montana. Hope this helps.

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How do you adjust the sliding rear door on a Pontiac Montana so it will close without having to open the drivers door?

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Where are the fuses located in a 2000 Pontiac Montana?

There are fuses under the hood above the battery and on right side of dash facing the door. The open access panel you must open passenger door. Fuses to reset power sliding door are under hood(fuse 29) Fuse to reset locking, alarm and lighting is on right side of dash inside.See owners manual for exact procedure.

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