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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is necessary. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Install -> Remove
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Remove

  • Raise and support vehicle using a suitable lift.
  • Reference mark propeller shaft at transfer case flange.
  • Remove propeller shaft-to-transfer case flange bolts.
  • Reference mark propeller shaft at torque tube flange.
  • Remove propeller shaft-to-torque tube flange bolts.
  • Push propeller shaft toward rear of vehicle.
  • Remove propeller shaft.

Install

  • Install rear of propeller shaft to torque tube flange.
  • Align reference marks on propeller shaft and torque tube flange. Thoroughly clean and apply threadlocker GM P/N United States 12345493 P/N Canada 10953488 or equiva...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove throttle body air inlet duct, then apply parking brake.
  • Place transaxle in neutral gear position.
  • Remove engine mount strut bolts and position mount aside.
  • Install suitable engine tilt strap tool.
  • R...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1998-2005 Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Venture & 2002-03 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the instrument panel compartment door.
  • Remove the door located at the rear of the instrument panel compartment.
  • Open the A/C and heater module access door, Fig. .
  • Remove the first cabin air filter through the A/C and heater module access...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the war...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Pontiac Montana cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Body Diagram for 2001 Pontiac Montana  3.4 V6 GASBody Diagram for 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • I/P Harness
  • Connector C-172
  • In-Line Connector
  • Left Hand Front Wheel Speed Sensor Harness Connector
  • Left Hand Front Wheel Speed Sensor Pigtail
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Pontiac Montana  3.4 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Hand Horn
  • Harness Ground
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Pontiac Montana cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Pontiac Montana  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Turn Signal/Multifunction Switch
  • 2001 Pontiac Montana  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Interior Lamp and Multifunction Switch
  • Rear Quarter Window Switch
  • Rear Object Sensor Control Module
  • Right Sliding Door Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Pontiac Montana cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Pontiac Montana AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 Pontiac Montana cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 Pontiac Montana cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 Pontiac Montana cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 Pontiac Montana cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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