2001 Pontiac Montana Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Pontiac Montana

2001 Pontiac Montana Problems

AC Condenser May Develop Refrigerant Leaks

The AC may stop working due to a refrigerant leak from the condenser. GM has developed and updated condenser and mounting bracket to help prevent the replacement condenser from failing in the same manner.

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.

Rear Lights May Not Work Due to Rear Light Socket Plate Failure

The rear light socket plate may fail causing a brake light or other rear light to stop working.

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2001 Pontiac Montana Questions

Van act like no battery. Will not turn over. Has new cables. New starter. (1 answer)

What cause van to not start. Acts like has no battery. When turn key does nothing.

My van is overheating, water pump changed, now squealing and vapour blowing out (1 answer)

The other day, while driving, my van went into serious overheat mode. We had just checked the fluids and they were fine. I checked the antifreeze reservoir, it was completely empty so I filled with what I had left in the jug. The heat gauge went down and all seemed to be ok. The reservoir needed ...

I have a p00449 gas cap code, new cap but code is still there, how do I turn of (2 answers)

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2001 Pontiac Montana Recalls

The Fuel Tank Inlet Check Valve Can Crack and Leak

Due to variations in the manufacturing process, or exposure to high heat may lead to a fracture in the tank inlet check valve. Fuel vapors may pass through the fracture and accumulate on the side of the fuel tank. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall began December 4, 2007. The GM recall number is 06230.

Recall 04V597000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH SECOND-ROW BUCKET SEATS OR CAPTAIN'S CHAIRS AND A POWER SLIDING DOOR ON THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE, A PASSENGER USING THE INTERIOR HANDLE TO OPEN THE POWER SLIDING DOOR COULD BE INJURED.
The Owner's Manual Does Not Explain the Child Restraint Anchor Location Symbols

The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols for the lower universal anchorage system. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners were sent supplements to the owner's manual explaining the location symbols in the vehicle. The recall began August 18, 2003. The GM recall number is 03039.

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2001 Pontiac Montana Reviews

I have a 2000, it has 140,000 miles on it & I put every one of them on there. This has been a great van for me. After 10 years I put it in the shop for the first time yesterday.
Lame vehicle. Doesn't do the job.

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