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Pontiac Montana SV6 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 161 repairs.

Pontiac Montana SV6 suspension repair cost distribution

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.
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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.

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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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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2003 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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 
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 

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2002 Pontiac Montana 4dr Minivan, ext.

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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 
91000 mi

US $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

54000 mi

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

US $192
Replaced noisy front wheel bearing hub assemblies. 

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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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Pontiac Montana SV6 Suspension Problems

134 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Pontiac Montana SV6. 27 of these members (20.1%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 61 suspension repairs to Pontiac Montana SV6s--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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