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Posts Tagged: Pontiac Torrent

Rattle from front end

Rattle from front end on Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent, Saturn Vue GM has issued a new technical service bulletin 05-05-23-005A to address a rattle noise from the front of the vehicle. The noise occurs at slow speeds or on rough surfaces when the brake pedal is not applied. The bulletin applies to 2005-06 Chevrolet Equinox, 2006 Pontiac Torrent, and 2002-06 Saturn Vue vehicles. GM has issued a new caliper guide pin to address the problem. Order part #15824369. Here’s how to replace it. Remove the wheels. Then screw two lug … Read More

Fix AWD problem on GM SUVs

Diagnose and fix AWD problems on GM SUVs A low battery condition can lead to all kinds of problems. In fact, if you have a low battery on a 2007-11 GM SUV (2007-09 Pontiac Torrent, 2007-11 Chevy Equinox, GMC Acadia, 2008-11 Buick Enclave, and 2009-11 Chevy Traverse and GMC Terrain) it may cause AWD problems with the AWD system. In addition, the Service AWD bulb may light up. The low battery can also cause a “no-crank” or “slow to start cranking” condition. If you check the vehicle with a scan … Read More

Wipers only work one speed – GM

Fix Wipers that only work on one speed – GM If you own one of the following GM vehicles and your Wipers only work one speed – GM, this may be the fix. Owners of 2007 Equinox and Torrents may find that their windshield wipers work on one speed only. You may also find that the wiper controls on the turn signal lever do not work. This is caused by a voltage spike from the wiper motor damaging the Body Control Module. This fix involves replacing BOTH the wiper motor … Read More


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