2008 Pontiac Torrent Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Pontiac Torrent

2008 Pontiac Torrent Problems

Rattle from front lower control arm
The front lower control arm portion of the front suspension may cause a rattling noise over bumps and require replacement.
Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Transmission Fault and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723

Vehicles with a 6speed automatic transmission may develop one or more of the following faults related to a broken 35R clutch wave plate inside the transmission: Illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723, loss of reverse gear, slipping or harsh 3rd or 5th gear shift. Removal and dis-assembly of the transmission will be required to replace the broken 35R wave plate. It is also extremely important that all debris from the failed part be cleaned from the transmission while it is disassembled in order to try and prevent future problems.

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2008 Pontiac Torrent Questions

What is the button next to the rear wiper fluid button to the right? (1 answer)

It has a line going vertical with almost diagonal lines going through it, and a half circle next to it.

why is there no sound coming from my radio? (2 answers)

my blinker used to be loud, now it is silent.

was told I have an leaking axle seal, would cost $400.00, is that the going rate (1 answer)

Recently had all four tires changed- no problems, Now had the oil changed and am told there is a rear axle seal leaking.

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