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2003 Montana heating up/ smoke, noisy ticking and cricket sounds, cold cabin, cold outside, transmission gone...starts less smooth sometimes

Transmission problems aren't enough. as soon as the gauge hits the red registers to the top of heat within seconds. The transmission is going fast now, and leaking. Then the ticking and whistling..then less heat, now burning and smoking.

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Engine needs overhaul or change it with a secondhand

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SOURCE: possible overheating, 2004 pontiac montana

Its definitly a bad reading, you would know if your vehicle is overheating, you can usually smell it right away.I would say its your temperature gauge sending unit is defective, check the wires to see if they are well connected or broken. ask a backyard mechanic for assistance.

Posted on Dec 23, 2008


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SOURCE: 2004 Montana Gauges

take to dealer have them do cluster sweep if fails replace some models are covered under campiagn recall check out at dealer to see if you qualify.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009


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SOURCE: transmission problem 2004 pontiac montana van

i have the same problem when iam driveing it kick hard into 1 gear and 2,,, shut it off,,and it stops for about a day or 2,,, then comes back,,, it is still under warranty,, and mr,trann said the montanas or bad for valve bodys,,, i,ll let you know how i make out,,, but my shop said he was going to rebuild the hole thing,,,witch is good beecause they put all up grade parts in,,,,,, unlike the **** GM parts

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SOURCE: 2003 Pontiac Grande Am Gt 3400 engine

you can pull the valve covers and inspect the rocker arms, but you may have a bad main or rod bearing. im leaning toward the main bearing being spun, at least.

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SOURCE: gas gauge on 2004 pontiac montana sticks

Before you start your van, and the key's are on accesory. Does your needle move? If it does, your gage is good and you have a bad ground or wire harness. Worst you could have a bad  sending unit and that is in the gas tank it self. Start with checking all the wire connection. Good luck.

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