BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
386110019445Stiff rear suspension or shocks clunk over bumps. *tt03/15/2006
377210018559Clunking noise from the rear over bumps. *tt01/06/2006
05030801309/01/200510017815Revised front suspension fastener tightening specifications. *tt12/02/2005
05030900806/01/200510017519Revised control arm bushing replacement procedure. *tt11/09/2005
06030900305/01/200610020812Revised ball joint inspection procedure and independent rear suspension. *kb01/22/2007

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 2005 pontiac montana sv6 automatic sliding door opens while driving, bad sensor and broke cable was replaced. *cw the consumer also stated the engine failed, which ultimately led to an engine replacement. the vehicle began shaking and misfiring. a bad plug and the stabilizing bar links were replaced. the undercarriage was cracked which was causing a loud knocking and thumping sound under the vehicle. the consumer also had the seats replaced with an after market leather kit because stains had formed on the seats due to moisture. the consumer later discovered a recall had been issued because the after market kit could cause the passenger sensing system to malfunction if the passenger sensing system malfunctions, the front air bag on the passenger side may be disabled when it should be enabled, or enabled when it should be disabled. the consumer was informed his vehicle was not included in the recall *jb
 Dt*: the contact stated while driving 50 mph, the rear left sliding door opened without warning. the vehicle was taken to a service dealer, where the dealer was unable to duplicate the problem. the manufacturer was also notified. also, when the vehicle was started, the electric starter motor stayed engaged. the vehicle had to be shut off and restarted 4 times to make the starter return to normal. the vehicle was taken to a service dealer, where the starter was replaced, but the problem persisted.*ak the was a noise coming from the front of the vehicle. when the engine was started the door chime would remain on. the transmission felt as though it was slipping at times. updated 01/17/07. *jb