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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 repairs by problem area

Engine (6%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (18%)

Suspension and Steering (58%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (12%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (0%)

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (47%)

< $100 (23%)

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Chart based on 30 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

240-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Montana SV6 in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
Aug 2015

111600 mi

C $3772
Overhaul Transmission. Replace all seals,gaskets and Orings necessary bushings and bearings, clutches and torque converter. 
Nov 2015

114440 mi

C $900
Power steering pump got noisy. Shop checked it and found seals leaking and one tie rod end broken. 
Mar 2016

118420 mi

C $300
Brake cable system was broken and had to be replaced. 
Pontiac Montana SV6 in Texas, United States
Apr 2013 - Apr 2014
May 2013

217500 mi

US $1281
Remove and replace A/C compressor, valves and filters 
Jun 2013

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 
Jul 2013

221800 mi

US $225
the right hub had 223,000 miles Remove and replace battery 
Aug 2013

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. 
Sep 2013

235000 mi

US $546
Power Steering failed - Steering gear seals leaking, replaced steering gear and a tie rod end (separate, observed during steering repair). 
Nov 2013

236000 mi

US $213
Vehicle lost power steering on the road from Texas to North Caolina. Fluid leak, system would not hold fluid at all. Replaced O-ring seal on pressure hose fitting damaged by shoddy workmanship at Texas dealer. 
Jan 2014

US $212
Heater failed on January 22, 2014 during a trip from South Texas to Michigan. Entire cooling system had been flushed, cleaned and refilled by an independent shop June 27, 2012. Heater core was completely plugged but they cleaned, saved it. 
Pontiac Montana SV6 in Texas, United States
Aug 2017 - Jul 2018
Mar 2018

162000 mi

US $400
I had to replace the passenger Hub due to bearings wearing out. 

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4dr Minivan, ext.

201-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Montana SV6 in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2014 - Jan 2015
Oct 2014

186000 mi

US $40
Replaced rear hubs. Code reader said, right rear speed sensor reading not found. Harness to sensor checked out fine, solid reading on harness. Still same code, right rear sensor? Replaced front hubs, and rotors and brakepads, rear hubs and brake pas. Complete brake bleading as ABS brake bleeding instructions. Still ABS light, stability control on. Not successfull in getting lights to go off and still no ABS Replaced the wiring connector behind driver seat in the floor, infront of passenger. The conectors were all rusted. All connectors were replaced, including part #19167009. ABS and stability controll is still non-functional! 
Pontiac Montana SV6 in Manitoba, Canada
- Dec 2009
Jan 2007

18600 mi
steering column relubricate due to noise. 
May 2008

24800 mi
Replace steering column due to noise and loose joint. 
Dec 2009

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. 
Pontiac Montana SV6 in Washington, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2015
Apr 2014

76200 mi

US $324
Replaced driver side sway bar end link. 
Sep 2015

93000 mi

US $446
Heard clicking noise from right front wheel while driving. Both left and right front wheel hub assemblies were replaced. 
Pontiac Montana SV6 in Ohio, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

95000 mi

US $150
Muffler replacement. 
Sep 2016

108000 mi
traction control and abs lights on and breaks not working properly Vehicle leveling system failed. vehicle was returned to dealership because problem wasn't fixed vehicle leveling system 
Pontiac Montana SV6 in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Dec 2011 - Oct 2014
Apr 2012

144020 mi

C $200
front wheel bearing 
Jun 2013

160580 mi

C $300
both front wheel bearings replaced 
Pontiac Montana SV6 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
Aug 2013

134480 mi

C $900
The air conditioning is not cold. They ran tests and said the front evaporator needed replacement and hose to rear evaporator was leaking. They replaced the front evaporator and blocked off the hose to the rear air evaporator to save cost. Air conditioning stopped working again. Repair shop now says that the Condenser needs replacing. They said that perhaps fixing the other issues put too much pressure on the Condenser and so it blew a hole. 

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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
Oct 2010 - Oct 2012
Sep 2011

190000 mi

US $425
had to replace the right rear bearing assembly 
Oct 2012

259000 mi
metal shavings in transmission fluid, traded vehicle because this usually indicates an upcoming failure. 

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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Pontiac Montana SV6 in Iowa, United States
Dec 2011 - Jul 2014
Jan 2012

75000 mi

US $300
Front right speed sensor was making the ABS and 4WD disabled light replaced and no problems... 
Jun 2014

114000 mi

US $1500
Needed 2 wheel bearings and a tune up 

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