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.
Transmission Fault and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723 on Pontiac Torrent
Average mileage: 81,357 (35,000–187,000)
Drive Trains affected: AWD, FWD
9 people reported this problem
2008 Pontiac Torrent - FWD 35,000 mi, Visitor
My car was driving fine, when all of a sudden, the car would not go over 30mph. It also would no longer go in reverse. I had it towed to my dealership and they are fixing it under warranty, as I had the car just under 5 yrs.
2008 Pontiac Torrent - FWD 62,000 mi, Visitor
exactly what was said. took 1 week to repair, died completely . taken to transmission shop because too expensive to take to dealer.
2008 Pontiac Torrent - FWD 61,000 mi, Visitor
slipped at third and fifth then went out totally. Repair costs were $2400.00.