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small amounts of water coming from the muffler is normal but if its antifreeze its not

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Q: Why would your 2000 Pontiac Montana be smoking and dripping water out the tailpipe after replaceing the thermostat and temp sensor?
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Thermostat replacement cost labor on 3.4L Montana?

Just checked on Rad flush and thermostat replacement for my 2004 Montana. Quoted $333.00 & $375.00. Both shops are well known in my area. Thermostat was $16.00, Flush and fill with Dex-Cool was $100.00, The rest was labor.

What is the flat rate time to change thermostat in 2000 Montana?

3 to 4 hours

Why does 2002 Pontiac Montana overheat?

one issue could be that you need to change your thermostat

How much should it cost to replace thermostat on a 2005 Pontiac Montana?

I was charged $250.00 !

Where is the thermostat on a 2009 Montana?

The thermostat is located on the front of the engine towards the front of the vehicle. You get to it by removing the intake/air filter box/tubing on the driver's side.

What would stop the thermostat from opening on a 2002 Pontiac Montana?

It doesn't matter. A thermostat is a non-serviceable item. If it is bad, you replace it. That probably isn't your problem though.

Why is your 2000 Pontiac Montana blowing cold air?

You should check the thermostat and the fuse for the heater.

Can you remove the thermostat from the engine of Pontiac Montana 1999 Model without having problem with the engine?

no,not really

In the message center of a 2003 Pontiac Montana what does an oil can with waves below it mean?

I have an '04 and my lights are different than yours. However, the wavy lines probably indicate level, so you probably have a low oil indicator demanding that you add a quart. My Montana has two oil warnings: a dripping oil can says low oil pressure. A dripping oil can with a wrench below it means I should completely change the oil.

2003 Pontiac Montana thermostat removal?

Should be located at the engine end of the upper radiator hose in removable housing

Where s the thermostat on 2004 Pontiac Montana van?

follow the driver's side rad hose back from the rad. you will find it mounted on the side

Is the thermostat housing where the upper hose meets block because it looks impossible to change without removing the throttle body and exhaust manifold on a 2004 Pontiac Montana?

The thermostat housing is dome shaped at the end of the radiator top hose on the block, and should be near the water pump which is on the front of the engine. Not looked at a Montana lay out so can't help further.. :)

What causes a Pontiac Montana to blow cold air?

Could be low coolant, stuck thermostat, bad heater control head (if climate control)

Where is the air pump on a 2002 Pontiac Montana?

It's belt driven-if that helps. Also, there will be lines into manifold(s) since it's purpose is to provide o2 to burn anything unburned before it gets to tailpipe. That should help you run it down.

How do you know if the thermostat needs to be replaced on a 2003 Pontiac Montana?

Two symptoms of faulty thermostat which would more than likely require replacement of same: (1) engine overheats quickly (2) engine takes too long or doesn't reach normal operating temperature

Where is the thermostat located in the 2002 Pontiac Montana?

first drain the coolant at the bottom drivers side rad follow the top rad hose on drivers side to the motor the housing it is clamped to is the thermostat housing remove the air intake tube & throttle body two bolts hold the housing in place remove them slid the hose and housing out when installing be sure the thermostat is seated or you will break the housing

Why would the engine temperature in your Pontiac Montana 2000 not be rising despite driving 20 minutes the gauge does not rise and there is little heat to the cabin?

The thermostat is probably stuck in the open position.

Montana engine light on and no temperature on gauge?

You either are very low on coolant or the engine thermostat may be stuck open. Remove the thermostat and check it. These engines have a propensity to blow intake and head gaskets. Look for coolant in the crankcase as well. It will show up as a milky white oil.

Is Montana really a city?

there is a Montana city in Montana.

When was Montana Tech of the University of Montana created?

Montana Tech of the University of Montana was created in 1900.

Is amber Montana related to Hannah Montana?

Hannah Montana is a fictional character and doesn't exist. But Amber Montana is related to Quartz Montana!

Can 1999 Pontiac Montana run if the water thermostat is removed?

Yes the engine will run but not like it should. The thermostat is required on modern engines to get the engine to the proper operating temperature and keep it there. This will give you the very best mileage and performance. The optimum running temperature for most cars is 195 degrees Fahrenheit. without a thermostat the engine will take a long time to reach that temperature all the while wasting fuel. Without a thermostat the engine may run at a cooler temperature which is not a good thing contrary to what you might think. Anyone that tells you that your car doesn't need a thermostat has no clue as to what's going on with today's cars! Microprocessors and sensors depend on a certain set of parameters from the manufacturer. Included in this mix is the engine temperature. Remove the thermostat, and you throw the computer system into a tizzy! Install the correct thermostat for your vehicle and leave it in.

Where is a heater thermostat located on a 1999 Pontiac Montana?

The thermostat is blocked by the intake manifold. It's not an easy job and most likely your are trying to fix a temperature gauge the fluctuates. If that's true then you need head gaskets. The 3400 motor is known for them going and the first indications is the temp varying and missing coolant that has not leaked on the ground.

What cause a 2000 Pontiac Montana to overheat at high mileage?

I had this problem with my 2003 Montana, so naturally after checking the coollant, water pump, and serpentine belt, I replaced the thermostat.( not a fun job). This helped for a while, but I still did not get the heat through that winter that I was expecting. The van overheated the following summer, so back to change the thermostat again. ( I had used a failsafe thermostat, which according to one mechanic probably failed early, but might have saved my engine.) Anyhow, he also asked me if I had bled the system after changing the thermostat the first time. I had never heard of bleeding the cooling system, typically something I reserved for brake work. But there are 2 bled screws, one at the top end by the thermostat housing, the other over to the left of the engine. (follow the metal cooling line) These need to be bled to allow proper circulation or you will get air traps and coolant will not flow properly. Hope this helps.