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Pontiac Montana SV6 repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (38%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (3%)

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Pontiac Montana SV6 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (30%)

Chart based on 70 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Pontiac Montana 2-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

42780 mi

C $1220
right front axle wheel bearing replaced 
50840 mi

C $560
wheel bearing has to be replaced 
85560 mi

C $300
Right side wheel bearing 

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

240-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

219000 mi

US $422
remove and replace power steering pump Removed and replace front hubs, re-aligned front; the left hub had 217,000 miles 
222500 mi the right hub had 223,000 miles 
226000 mi

US $375
Remove and replace leaking power steering hose. Problem discovered when power steering started to fail. Power steering pump was replaced on June 26, dealer shop did NOT change power steering hose at that time. 
235000 mi

US $546
Power Steering failed - Steering gear seals leaking, replaced steering gear and a tie rod end (separate, observed during steering repair). 
114540 mi

C $900
Power steering pump got noisy. Shop checked it and found seals leaking and one tie rod end broken. 

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

201-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

18600 mi steering column relubricate due to noise. 
24800 mi Replace steering column due to noise and loose joint. 
71300 mi

C $600
Both front left and right wheel bearings replaced within weeks of each other. Each repair was 600.00 Much more than the average vehicle. 
76300 mi

US $324
Replaced driver side sway bar end link. 
93000 mi

US $446
Heard clicking noise from right front wheel while driving. Both left and right front wheel hub assemblies were replaced. 
144920 mi

C $200
front wheel bearing 
160580 mi

C $300
both front wheel bearings replaced 

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

196-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

190000 mi

US $425
had to replace the right rear bearing assembly 

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

114000 mi

US $1500
Needed 2 wheel bearings and a tune up 

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2005 Pontiac Montana SV6

Engine not specified

77500 mi

C $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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2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

200-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

82460 mi

C $50
Replaced the driver and passenger side stabilizer bar links. The driver-side was loose (bushings were worn) and for balance's sake I replaced both. 
98580 mi

C $620
Both bearings worn, right one rather severely, $320. Replaced both tie rod ends, $300 including stabilizer bar bushings. Clunking noise. Stabilizer bar bushings had worn 
141000 mi

US $296
Broken front sway bar. 
78300 mi

US $100
play in Steering rack. Replaced with remanufactured rack. 
83000 mi

US $150
Replaced front Springs, strut mount and strut mount bearings due to broken spring. 
93000 mi

US $150
replaced driverside tie rod 
108000 mi

US $45
right front wheel bearing replaced 
114000 mi

US $67
Rear air shocks sway bar links Air shock compressor 
116300 mi

US $1120
Front struts, sway bar and rear shocks replaced 
135700 mi

US $371
Passenger side wheel bearing was whining, replaced the front passenger wheel hub assembley 
165700 mi

US $150
Drivers side suspension was clicking on right turns, replaced l driver's side tie rod 
208000 mi Had the wheel bearings replaced 

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2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

200-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

114700 mi

C $130
Nothing has done due to financial problem. Leak on the Radiator,power steering to be repair rack and pinion, RT/Front Arm control bushing 

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2004 Pontiac Montana

Engine not specified

165000 mi

US $300
Wheel bearing went out, and replaced front brakes 

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2004 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

63020 mi

C $250
back air shocks replaced 
73160 mi

C $68
replace tierod end and link kit 

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2003 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

144460 mi Swaybar tab broke off Lower control arm 
145700 mi

C $35
rubber bushing broke 
198000 mi

US $75
Had to change the front wheel bearing hub 

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2003 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

86800 mi

C $280
Replaced bushings in lower control arms 
89900 mi

C $500
Replace front hubs and bearings 
100440 mi

C $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 mi

C $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 mi

C $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. 
134540 mi

C $390
Replaced the driver side wheel hub 
114000 mi

US $325
Rear air shocks leaking; replaced 
151000 mi

US $384
too much play in wheel. Replaced left wheel bearing 
157000 mi

US $1200
repair shop advised too much play in front right bearing repair shop advised of problem with tie-rod ends 
184000 mi

US $115
Left front wheel bearing again went bad... 15 months after installed. 4th wheel bearing replacement. Shop replaced part under warranty... paid for labor 

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2002 Pontiac Montana SV6

Engine not specified

42000 mi

US $400
Replaced right front wheel-bearing. Bearing failed very prematurely. 

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2002 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

122352 mi

US $1101
remove and replace outer tie rods remove and replace front wheel hub assembly 
91000 mi

US $3000
replaced a blown motor and rack and pinion steering  
197000 mi

US $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 mi 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 mi

US $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 mi

US $90
replaced outer passenger side tie rod end and had front end aligned 

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2002 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

54000 mi

US $160
Needed rear air shocks, easily replaced, no problems. 
74000 mi

US $192
Replaced noisy front wheel bearing hub assemblies. 
130300 mi

US $175
Front hub bearing had to be replaced. 

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2002 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

54560 mi

C $380
Right front wheel bearing had excessive play. Replaced right front wheel bearing hub. 
62620 mi

C $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 mi

C $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. 
69440 mi

C $162
Sudden noise from front driver's side suspension.Stabilizer links separated. Broken stabilizer (sway bar) links replaced. 

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2000 Pontiac Montana

Engine not specified

114300 mi

US $84
Replaced worn ball joints front axle. 

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2000 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

151500 mi

US $244
Right and Left control arm bushings replaced. 

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