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Sliding Door Won't Open


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
49,710 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2003 Pontiac Montana body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2003 Pontiac Montana Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 292008

Montana Extended 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,710 miles


When I fueled up, the fuel door was a bit hard to open but I didn't think anything of it. When I got home I tried to open the driver's side sliding door (which is directly in front of the fuel door), and it will only open about 10-12". There is a safety catch on the fuel door that prevents the sliding door from opening if the fuel door is open. Only it's not open, it's closed. The safety catch is obviously at fault. Anyone else have this happen, and if so, is it an easy fix?

- , Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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