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NHTSA — Structure Problems

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

CarComplaints.com Notes: No heat, no air conditioning, and visibility issues because of a busted defogger system. Basically, anything coming out of a vent in the 2006 Torrent is broken.

3.0

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,250 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Pontiac Torrent body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2006 Pontiac Torrent Owner Comments

problem #4

May 112010

Torrent 6-cyl

  • 70,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My sunroof drains clogs repeatedly which causes ankle deep water to puddle inside. I had to have it towed from work last month because it would not accelerate after rain leaked everywhere. In addition I had to bum a ride to work because it wouldn't accelerate due to the fact it was wet from the rain. When this happens the traction light comes on causing my car to lose speed. Although pedal is push all the way down to floor it will not accelerate. I would hate to be traveling on interstate and lose speed during rush hour.

- Jackson, MS, USA

problem #3

Jun 232011

Torrent 4WD 6-cyl

  • 89,000 miles
Water leakage into the cabin of the car. Floorboards soaked after a heavy rain, and the electrical system is starting to short out.

- Desoto, MO, USA

problem #2

Dec 132010

Torrent

  • 26,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Pontiac Torrent. While the vehicle was parked the contact noticed that there was water on the floor of the front passengers side seat. The water was coming in through the dash board on the front passengers side of the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 26,000.

- Modesto, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 052007

Torrent

  • miles
Purchased a new Pontiac Torrent on Sept 2006 several times it went in to a no start mode. Still having problems noise in engine in shop several times cant find any thing. Then really loud noise in engine back to shop, they tore the engine apart and found a bolt from the oil pan lodged in fly wheel. Said it had to come that way from the factory.. now still noise, starter sticking they say it normal, windows bounce on the way down when wet. They still cant find noise.

- Morgantown, WV, USA

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