2005 Pontiac Aztek Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Pontiac Aztek

2005 Pontiac Aztek Problems

Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid Failure May Cause Erratic Shifting

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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2005 Pontiac Aztek Questions

In the last 2 days my alternator belt has came off or been shredded twice cause (2 answers)

Have replaced belt and pullys and belt still came off driving down the road... What else could cause this problem?

Where is the vehicle speed sensor located? (2 answers)

Speedometer is not working properly. Sometimes it stays on 0 mph. Other times it shows an incorrect speed. Other times it works correctly. I'm thinking it is the vehicle speed sensor. Even if it's not, it only cost $15. Can anyone tell me where it is located?

ran out of gas at the gas station refilled and will not start ???? (1 answer)

ran out of fuel and now it turns over but will not start and ideas ?

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2005 Pontiac Aztek Reviews

Just turned 92,000 miles and my baby still gets perfect smog readings, 20 MPG in the city, and is the best car I have ever had (been driving since 1968). If they were still making them, I would have bought another one last year, when we bought another new car. I still consider my 7+ year old car my #1 vehicle, have put less than 3000 miles on the new SUV. Those of who never bought one don't ...
We love the interior of this car. It is very spacious on the inside and has a lot of cargo room. We have put almost 40,000 miles on the car at this point and have not had a single problem.

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