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#145 of 202 Re: 2001 Pontiac Montana Power Windows in back [freelancersam]
Nov 07, 2010 (3:03 pm)
It might not be a fuse. The window itself sometimes sticks to the window rubber molding. Try taking the motor off of the window, then run the motor to see if it works. With the motor disconnected from the window you can use your hand to "pop" the window away from the rubber window gasket. Then clean the window where it meets the gasket, then apply a silicone spray on the gasket. The silicone will last about 6 months, so you must do this about every 6 months. I finally stopped using the window!!
#146 of 202 Re: Pontiac Montana Electrical Issues [hcgeek]
Nov 07, 2010 (3:08 pm)
Glad to be of assistance.
It's too bad GM will not admit to this common electrical problem.
My local GM dealer says "we never had anyone else with this problem".
My friends at the GM Technical Center tell me they have known of this problem for 12 years!
#147 of 202 Re: Pontiac Montana Electrical Issues [hcgeek]
Nov 07, 2010 (7:32 pm)
I have had the same issue with my rear tail lights as well. I was advised since GM won't do anything about it to spread some Di-electric (bulb grease) on both sides of the adapter and the pig tail. Have not had an issue for almost 6 months now. I do check it from time to time.
#148 of 202 2006 Montana Power windows, locks and back sensor stopped working
Nov 08, 2010 (8:44 am)
We are having some trouble with our 2006 Pontiac SV6. Suddenly all the power windows, power locks, and the rear backup sensor have stopped working. When we press the window up/down button we hear a clicking from the driver side dash. All other things seem to be working fine (radio,cd,dvd, dash lights, etc). Can someone please tell us what it could be? and How do we fix it? It sure would be good if we could get a Haynes manual for this model!
thank you so much!
#149 of 202 Re: 2006 Montana Power windows, locks and back sensor stopped working [aludlam]
Nov 08, 2010 (9:58 am)
I also just noticed that the rear window wiper is not working. We checked all fuses -- all seem to be fine.
#150 of 202 Dash board warnings
Nov 09, 2010 (5:44 am)
I have a pontiac montana 6v6 2008. Several times the warning lights comes on:
stability control, abs system, tire inflation. Master mechanic checked and said they moved the harness slightly and secured it. However after the 2nd day of driving on a bad road with lots of bumps; the warning lights came on again intermittenly.
Will changing the complete harness solve the problems?
Looking for solutions.
#151 of 202 Re: Dash board warnings [karibe]
Nov 10, 2010 (10:23 am)
Might be the problem descibed many times before on this Forum.......bad rear tail light Pig-Tails (where tail lites plug into the wiring harness). The plug hot wire is shorting out with the other colored wires due to GM using inferior plastic plug that can't take the heat....melts! Part was built by an outside supplier. GM continues to deny this. Replace the Pig-tails...GM has the parts...about $45 per PIg-tail.
#152 of 202 Re: Pontiac Montana Electrical Issues [jhirneisen]
Nov 11, 2010 (7:35 am)
Imagine that, fix one issue & another starts.
Now the air compressor won't shut off.
Any advice, I'm going to check connection under rear tire well to see if any wires are bad.
Thanks again to Jack & all posters, for all your help.
#153 of 202 Re: Pontiac Montana Electrical Issues [hcgeek]
Nov 11, 2010 (3:16 pm)
Is it the Auxilary Air Compresor (used to fill tires, tubes and kids pool stuff) (if you have that option) or the Shock Absorber Load Leveling Air Compressor that is running?
If it's the Shock Absorber Load Leveling Compressor, it could be:
1. rear leveling sensor is bad, causing the compressor to pump more air to try to fill the leveling shocks. or...
2. one of the 1/4 inch diameter air tubes from the compressor to the shocks is disconnected, broken or cracked...leaking air.
#154 of 202 Re: Pontiac Montana Wiper runs only on high [brett13]
Nov 13, 2010 (8:15 am)
Turn the key on,and push the accelerator pedal three times slowly,within 5 seconds,this will reset the oil change light.And napa auto parts has the fuel pump ass,includes sending unit,for 242.00 dollars,and surely some one can do the job for 65.00 dollars or so.