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2006 Pontiac Montana transmission slips driving along just fine and sometimes when you take off from a stop, its like someone under the hood is shifting from neutral back to drive. but then drives fine. when starting it sometimes will not start. good vehicle no complaints except whats noted. 80,000 miles oil changed regularly and never driven hard. bought used 1 year ago and has had issue from day one.

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SOURCE: 2002 neon tranny faiure??

I had the same problem driving along and had to coast over to the side of the road. 92000km. all the clutches in the tranny were gone and all kinds of filings in filter and pan. the tranny had to be rebuilt at dealer for $1895 canadian Sorry for this news I also thought it slipped into neutral and wouldn't move no matter where I put the shifter

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SOURCE: My pontiac 2003 montana will start fine,while driven on the road,the car just stops. three minutes later I starts it up and it rides,go a few miles and does it again. Can you tell me what the problem

The engine in this car is controlled by a computer, whenever a problem like this occurs you must have the electronic engine control computer checked for fault codes as the 1st step in diagnosis and repair of the problem.

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Tune up


Slipping tranny can be caused by that. Rule of fixing cars is if not sure start cheap. Replace the Filter and fluid. Also it wont hurt to put in Lucas Transmission Additive with the fluid change. Change plug 2 ways if it has motor mounts on top then disconnect them and pull the engine foward. or

No need to rotate engine as I was told that sometimes this causes damage to exhaust link which is flex. First two plugs can be reached by going along the same channel as exhaust pipe from header runs. Last plug remove right side tire and you can reach up by body to change it. This one is blind, but it's possible.

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