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Pontiac Montana SV6 Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Pontiac Montana SV6 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Pontiac Montana SV6 repairs by problem area

23% of the Pontiac Montana SV6 repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 39% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 2% to the body and trim, and 1% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 103 repairs.

Pontiac Montana SV6 suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Pontiac Montana SV6 suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 33% cost less than $100, 42% between $100 and $499, 15% between $500 and $999, 8% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 60 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Pontiac Montana 2-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Pontiac Montana in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 22320    
42780 1220 right front axle wheel bearing replaced 
50840 560 wheel bearing has to be replaced 
58280  

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

196-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Pontiac Montana SV6 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 135000    
190000 425 had to replace the right rear bearing assembly 
 

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2005 Pontiac Montana SV6

Engine not specified

Pontiac in New Brunswick, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 76880    
77500 295 lower ball joint and both wheel bearings let go causing the ABS and service tracking control light to come on. 
 

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2003 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Montana in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 104000    
114000 325 Rear air shocks leaking; replaced 
151000 384 too much play in wheel. Replaced left wheel bearing 
157000 1200 repair shop advised too much play in front right bearing repair shop advised of problem with tie-rod ends 
162000  
Pontiac Montana in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 70680    
86800 280 Replaced bushings in lower control arms 
89900 500 Replace front hubs and bearings 
100440 125 Replaced left front hub assembly which had been replaced previously about three months ago. GM paid for hub under their part warranty and I paid labour to install. 
107880 150 The front wheel hubs had to be replaced again. I think the dealer improperly installed the left wheel hub. The parts were replaced under GM warranty and repairs to carried out by an independent repair shop. 
117800 300 Both the front wheel hubs were replaced again. Lesson learned to always buy the OEM part. I've used the mid brand Delco and they only last 15 to 20k KM. 
133920  

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2002 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Montana in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 195000    
197000 65 replaced front pass side wheel bearing. easy to fix 65 bucks for bearing and about an hour to replace it. service traction light and ABS lights came on, I knew that coupled with the noise it was making,it was the bearing and speed sensor 
204000 0 Another front pass side wheel bearing. Could have been a bad part installed in March. Warranty covered cost of part and installed it myself. 
215000 125 Replace drivers side wheel bearing. first time replacing this side. 200,000+ on original bearing. pass. side has been replaced 3 times already. replace dr. side outer tie rod end 
215000 90 replaced outer passenger side tie rod end and had front end aligned 
 
Pontiac Montana in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 12000    
91000 3000 replaced a blown motor and rack and pinion steering  
 

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2002 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Pontiac Montana in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 54000    
54000 160 Needed rear air shocks, easily replaced, no problems. 
74000 192 Replaced noisy front wheel bearing hub assemblies. 
74000  

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2002 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Montana in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 53940    
54560 380 Right front wheel bearing had excessive play. Replaced right front wheel bearing hub. 
62620 270 Discovered during regular semi-annual inspection, left outer tie-rod end boot split. Tie-rod worn and loose. Replaced left outer tie-rod. 
65720 562 ABS and Traction Control lights came on at first start up.Found fluctuating resistance at RT FRT wheel bearing. Replaced RT FRT wheel bearing hub. 
68200  

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2000 Pontiac Montana

Engine not specified

Pontiac Montana in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 139000    
114300 84 Replaced worn ball joints front axle. 
 

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