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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Disc: Pads Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Pontiac Montana brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Pontiac Montana Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 052003


  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles


The brakes on my 2001 Pontiac Montana wear out prematurely. I had to replace the front pads 3 times in 2 years. In each case the inboard pad had excessive wear and the outboard pad did not. I have been informed the wear indicators are on the outboard pads, this presents a lack of warning to the driver that the brakes are in need of service. The calipers have been replaced once and this did not solve the problem.

- Centennial, CO, USA

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