Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, which could cause a fuel leak. There are in the best position to get your vehicle diagnosed. At first some said its the thermostat, some say an air lock. He said there might be a recall on the part, and I should check. The contact noticed that there was fire coming from under the glove compartment and the vehicle became engulfed in flames.
It hase been a wonderful car. I took the car to my personal mechanic and he changed the thermostat, but still having same issues. My 2006 Pontiac torrent its overheating as well Hi Stacey, my 2006 Pontiac torrent its overheating as well, did you ever found the problem? These terms are used for identification only. Although pedal is push all the way down to floor it will not accelerate. The Pontiac Torrent surpassed my expectations. My 2006 Torrent 60k miles is overheating.
My mechanic is running out of ideas and I am running out of money. When this happens the traction light comes on causing my car to lose speed. Recently, white wisps of smoke were coming from the steering column, along with a burning smell. At other times, the electrical shuts down and there is no power at all, no lights or sounds. New guy here with a problem! This car needs to be recalled. I believe this is sad that as many complaints that have been issued about this vehicle, that there is not yet a recall on it.
Thanks everyone for you help! How important is this service? We've replaced the battery a very expensive one at that twice, as whatever is happening drains it. Try disconnecting and clamping to prevent creating a vacuum leak for the engine the vacuum line at the booster. We've also been told by mechanics that they are dangerous issues, including the possibility of fire while driving, and failures that cause wrecks. Here is a guide to help you see what you are in for Please let us know what happens. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to diagnose the defect. The new engine has a new water pump and thermostat. The contact also indicated that on several occasions while driving at speeds above 45 mph the vehicle would suddenly stall.
The contact owns a 2006 Pontiac Torrent. The abnormal noise recurred while driving 30 mph. I would suggest taking the heads off and taking them to a shop that can check and make sure that the surface is flat and that the head hasnt warped from any overheating. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its Web site. I would prefer that the emergency brake be a foot brake near the brake.
The contact stated that the vehicle would overheat while idling and leaked coolant. When tested with a representative unrestrained small adult, the system is required to turn the right front passenger's frontal airbag on. The owner said it would. Thanks Check the temp door,starting to see a lot of these break. Also, heater has stopped working properly.
The car also at this point will lose acceleration and it is very difficult to make the car accelerate that also makes the noise louder. The alternator was replaced and a fuel pump and we got the car back a week later and the same issue happened again except this time we were coming out of the baltimore tunnel praying it didn't stop but it did and had to be towed yet again. The contact also indicated that while operating the heater or air conditioner a mist was coming from the vents leaving a residue inside the cabin. Does anyone know a mechanic that specializes in these engines who has developed an expertise that can make this a usable vehicle without charging me for every failed attempt at fixing it. A scan tool is first used to calibrate the power steering control module. We like the looks of the Torrent as soon as we saw it. Can I really be the only person in the entire world that has had this problem? It's important to have the traction control issue investigated as soon as possible, as adverse driving conditions can arise at any time.
I top the coolant level off and continued on my trip temp gauge back to normal. Coolant reservoir has been replaced, still has leak after engine cools. Also we have developed a leak under the front left part of the engine that only occurs after the engine cools. The manufacturer and dealer were not notified of the failure. This can increase the risk of injury to a seat occupant during certain crash conditions.
I love the black interior with the read lights from the instrument panel. I checked the fuse under the hood and it is good, I replaced the relay with a new one in the passanger kick panel, still not working. Primary Use: Commuting to work Excellent Buy Just Wish I Could Add More Accessories — for a 3. Gets great fuel mileage with plenty of power for interstate driving and handles extremely well. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No.
Are you constantly losing engine coolant and there is no external leak? Dealers will install an energy absorbing foam piece to each of the a-pillar trim assemblies. All information on this site is the opinion of its members and not the opinion of the site itself. I have followed their recommendation and am now left without a running vehicle. We do not like that the rear door because it hasn't the means of opening just the glass but instead you must opening the whole door which at times things fall out. If moisture is getting to the resistor pack and then the connection corrodes, you start to get a high resistance and heat. I have also had to change the ignition fuse multiple times within the last three months.