The contact owns a 2008 Pontiac Torrent. Upper 'lip' of wheel well rusts badly where not visible. Check engine light on or flashing? All legal questions and e-mails may be forwarded to a consumer advocacy group for review by qualified and licensed attorneys, however transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Did all the suggested fixes but still comes on. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure.
Also affected window in door-would not operate. Contents Copyright © 2019 LemonLaw. Now it comes on whenever it wants to and stays on for days. The instrument cluster would need to be taken out of the vehicle an sent to be repaired. The timing chains were stretched and had to be replaced. Interior quality is subpar, and the 3.
The all-wheel-drive system doesn't seem to change the performance much. The ride is a little better controlled than some, yielding a reasonably comfortable around-town experience. The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence. When the relay is energized battery voltage is supplied to the lift gate release actuator assembly through the lift gate release actuator control circuit. Sliding Rear Seat All you do is lift the long bar that runs along the front of the seat, and the seat slides forward to create more passenger legroom or rearward to provide more space for cargo. The contact mentioned after turning the vehicle off and back on the vehicle resumed normal function and the warning lamps were no longer illuminated. If it is the window motor, buy it at a parts store and have a mechanic friend or someone handy do it for you because they will charge a ridiculous price at a dealership.
Vehicle Details With room for five passengers, the 2008 Pontiac Torrent has a fold-flat front passenger seat that accommodates long items. Although there can be quirky causes which are possible but unlikely, your problem is almost assuredly one of three things: 1. He'll know how to test. The ride is acceptable at low speeds, but handling is clumsy and the turning circle is wide. Drawing power when it shouldn't. An independent mechanic replaced the exhaust gas recirculation valve twice; however, the failures continued.
After checking out the car they said half of the motor was not getting oil pumped to it, it has a dual overhead cam. Generally friendly and inviting, the quiet-running Torrent is easy to drive, stays on course easily and body lean through curves is less than for some of its competitors. As I am blessed that this was not the case and the car just died, I do not feel this is a safe car, and being a woman in your position I hope you can understand my position and will do the right thing for the safety of my family. The manufacturer was notified and had not issued any recalls. It states Left engine bank is running too lean. You don't have to wait to be contacted by mail, which happens two or three months after a recall is announced. I called back home to my dealership and was told I should be okay until I got home, that I only needed to be concerned if the roads were wet.
The Torrent is expected to retain its value on par with other domestic vehicles, such as the and , but trails the , and. Bushings need replacement because they make a lot of noise. . I'm concerned that it may be causing a bigger problem. The electronic stability control and traction control warning lights illuminated. You should have a stream of fluid coming out when enough is put in. The contact owns a 2008 Pontiac Torrent.
This site does not have any affiliation, recommend or make any representations, positive or negative, about the attorneys listed on this website or those to whom your inquiry is forwarded. If normal the gauge is bad. Or you could buy a used one out of a salvage yard or from on e-bay etc. It was on the entire trip and by the time I got home and went to the dealership, it turned off. The failure mileage was 61,000 and the current mileage was 61,500.
After turning the car off and back on it accelerated for about 5 sec when pressure applied to the gas pedal, then repeated the action sounding like it wanted to accelerate when the gas pedal was pressed but went nowhere. In our tests of the Equinox, we found the rear seat roomy, and it can slide to increase passenger or cargo room. Automakers issue recalls to fix defects, or sometimes just to check for defects. You could have a parasitic draw on the electical system! Takes the guess work out of it! The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. Rather, the hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements such as lemonlaw. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. We found the front seats uncomfortable and some controls poorly located.
To avoid paying too much for your Torrent, be sure to compare pricing with the Fair Purchase Price, which shows what others in your area are paying for their vehicles. Does the engine spin an not start or nothing happens? Roof-rail side-curtain airbags are optional, and a multi-position adjustable rear package shelf may be installed. I live in pa and was driving to Mississippi when it first happened and needless to say I panicked. No rhyme or reason as to what causes it. When you turn the key in the ignition to the start position , what happens? With the engine running; cycle through each gear. The Torrent is a rebadged Chevrolet Equinox. As a mother of 3 children, to think that there could have been an accident with them in the care-possibly leading to deaths? I've answered this question lots of times, and I had a 2001 Buick on which I had to eventually replace all 4 window motors.
While running, the battery degree of discharge is primarily determined by a battery current sensor, which is integrated to obtain net amp hours. The dealer replaces defective parts at no cost to the car owner. The vehicle was not repaired. Replacing the radio and not using the harness you will lose the door chime, ignition chime, on star, and any driver info that is done via the radio as well as there is no accessory wire for the factory radio. Continues to do this as I have not bothered to have it fixed. I am still waiting for a reply. Not happy that I have not been able to get any resolve to this.