2002 Pontiac Montana - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


If the steering is working fine, otherwise, I don't think you should have to replace the rack. It's possible the leak is higher up and just happens to be running down to that point and dripping off the nut. I don't know much about this, but what I would do is jack up the front, go under and clean everything off really well, make sure you have lots of light so you can see everything up in there. Start engine, crank the wheel back and forth a bit, go under and see if the leak is coming from higher up. If you confirm that it's coming from the nut then put a pan underneath and pull the nut. Hopefully, if there's a bad seal there, you should be able to see it.
Good luck to you.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Jul 02, 2019 | 30 views


check the actuator and mode duct door

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Nov 13, 2018 | 417 views


there is more than 1 fuse pnl. did you check them all?there is a switch on the overhead console to disable the dome lights.check that 1st.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Sep 04, 2018 | 301 views


The AC may stop working due to a refrigerant leak from the condenser - this is not uncommon in Montanas built between 2001 and 2003. GM has developed and updated condenser and mounting bracket to help prevent the replacement condenser from failing in the same manner.

I'm not sure why the dye isn't showing.

Usual cost of the fix is around $550.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Nov 16, 2017 | 54 views


The nut that holds it to the wiper pivot is either loose or the pivot is stripped, try tightening the nut first.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Oct 05, 2017 | 40 views


Depends on the type of OEM radio you had in the system before the replacement. Your car may have an auxiliary amplifier between the radio and the speakers, and if so, you may have to bypass it. In any case, have a look at the original wiring diagram (Alldatadiy.com will probably help) and check your wiring again.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Jul 05, 2017 | 62 views


You need to make sure the lines going to the shocks are still connected to the compressor...

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Jul 03, 2017 | 152 views


I would start with the cheapest fix first. Change the air filter and then replace the coolant temp sensor. Then perform another ODBII scan. Let the scan be your guide to any repairs to avoid buying parts you don't need.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Jun 16, 2017 | 127 views


could be the suspension.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on May 23, 2017 | 88 views


Does your heater blower work on any setting ?

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Nov 06, 2016 | 44 views


Go to autozone website and make a free account, put in the year make and model and look at the free repair guides

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Oct 23, 2016 | 39 views


The ignition timing is computer controlled and not adjustable.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Oct 20, 2016 | 32 views


Pull off the wiper arm, where it pivots from the motor. Check to see if the gears are stripped.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Oct 13, 2016 | 143 views


Visit the on-line store, know as reliable-store, they have the repair manuals. I'm sure you will get the solution of your problem.
Best Manuals

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Sep 23, 2016 | 54 views


Most cars have two - one to hold unit in place and the other on an arm that you can adjust the position and tighten the belt around the pulley to specs.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Sep 14, 2016 | 55 views


Dear Alex,
The problem is in the bulb, or the socket, or the wiring to these.
Whenever a turn signal flashes fast, know that one of the bulbs is not working.
You have already identified the problem as being the front one. Problem could be the hot wire, or the ground wire, or the ground connection to this bulb.
Start by taking a tester to the hot wire, and see if it is receiving electrical impulses when the turn signal is on.
( It probably is, unless the car has been in a wreck and has been improperly repaired.)
Then check the socket or the wires to is and see if the bulb is grounded.
I suspect the ground is defective, and either a new socket or a repair to the ground wire should fix you rights up.
God bless your efforts.

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Aug 02, 2016 | 72 views


Robert, It is good you are going to have van scanned for trouble codes, as this could tell you the fault. This is a symptom of a failing/weak fuel pump, but it could be a few things causing starting issue. Have scanned, diagnosed and estimate for repair. Good luck.
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2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Jul 08, 2016 | 75 views


In the fuel tank .

2002 Pontiac... | Answered on Jan 16, 2016 | 111 views

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