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Ticking Sound


fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
89,458 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace head gasket (1 reports)
2000 Pontiac Montana engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Pontiac Montana Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 272015

Montana N/A V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 132,973 miles


Well, I sure thought my Montana would make it well into the 200,000 k's.....Very disappointed!! I cannot afford to have it mechanic can hear the Dreaded TICKING noise in the engine!!! Also the water pump has gone as well....inside n out my Montana is in very good shape....Then thought of sending it to the recycling/auto wreckers, just breaks my heart!!!!

- , Vernon, BC, Canada

problem #2

Nov 142005

(reported on)


  • 76,400 miles

Since the beginning (2000) ticking sound from engine, sounds like lifters or valves. Brought it to dealers attention, can't remember what they said it was, but was nothing to worry about. Still annoying.

- , Henrietta, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 122003

(reported on)


  • 59,000 miles

i want to know what is wrong with my van. these are some of the "best" vans on the road i was told. and i have only had it for 2 months and now i hear a ticking sound under my hood. it does it when i first crank it up and sometimes even when it is warmed up. please help me

- , Pamplico, SC, USA

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