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Pontiac Montana SV6 Suspension Problems

125 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Pontiac Montana SV6. 24 of these members (19.2%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 52 suspension repairs to Pontiac Montana SV6s--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of Pontiac Montana SV6 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 144 repairs.

Pontiac Montana SV6 suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 67 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   wheel bearing has to be 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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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   too much play in wheel. Replaced left wheel bearing 
157000   repair shop advised too much play in front right bearing repair shop advised of problem with tie-rod ends 
86800 C $280 Replaced bushings in lower control arms 
89900   Replace front hubs and bearings 
100440   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   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   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   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   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   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   replaced outer passenger side tie rod end and had front end aligned 
91000 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   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   Discovered during regular semi-annual inspection, left outer tie-rod end boot split. Tie-rod worn and loose. Replaced left outer tie-rod. 
65720   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   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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