Last post on Sep 24, 2013 at 6:16 AM
You are in the Chevrolet Uplander
What is this discussion about?
Chevrolet Uplander, Pontiac Montana, Saturn Relay, Buick Terraza, Pontiac Montana SV6, Van
#2717 of 2927 Re: Starter keeps engaged after engine is running??? [jeremy67212]
Sep 11, 2006 (7:19 am)
I have a 2005 Uplander and have had starter problems since day one. Engine will turn over then you hear a clicking noise. Does it randomly and of course the dealership cannot duplicate. Service Stability System light comes on at random. And most recently the Traction Control System engages..the brakes and steering lock up and you have no control over the vehicle. This has happened when backing out of my driveway, making a u-turn (slowly) and turning in a parking lot. Dealership gets "no codes" and cannot duplicate any of these. I bought the car new a year ago and it has been in the shop (where it is now) three times. Got Chevrolet involved this time, but at this time I still have no resolution. The service manager at the dealership was going to take it home over the weekend to see if the problems would present themselves. We'll see...Anyone have any of these problems?
#2720 of 2927 "Service Traction Control System" & "Stability System" (on Terraza)
Sep 17, 2006 (1:12 pm)
Well, it's good that I haven't had the opportunity to take my '05 Terraza (w/ the 3.5 engine) in for the Light Flickering and A/C problem, because in the last week, I started getting "Service Traction Control System" and "Service Stability System" messages. Has anyone had this problem with the '05 models, and is there a TSB on this as well? (kcorey & genmtrfan, thanks for your reply posts). I'm curious as to what's up with these message.
#2721 of 2927 Re: "Service Traction Control System" & "Stability System" (on Terraza) [st
Sep 17, 2006 (1:33 pm)
Yes, I had the Service Stability System message and the Traction Control began engaging without cause. After a week at the dealership and discussion with Chevrolet, they replaced a sensor in the steering wheel. I have had the car back for 6 days with no problem...maybe that did the trick. Hope this helps.
#2722 of 2927 Re: "Service Traction Control System" & "Stability System" (on Terraza) [stobar]
Sep 24, 2006 (9:39 am)
I had this "problem" several months ago. When I brought the car in for routine service, the Service Manager checked, "did an adjustment", and it's never happened since. He said it was nothing to worry about, and I haven't since it hasn't happened again.
I just had the front-end aligned, as I noticed some heavy wear starting on one side of the front tires after a recent tire rotation. (New York City potholes will do this). The mechanic informed me that there is only a "toe" adjustment on the Terraza's, no caster or camber. It really wasn't out by much, but the small adjustment really seemed to "tighten" up the front-end nicely.
After 21,000 miles, everything else seems good.