I pulled over the side of the road, called on star to ask them to run a diagnostic. I believe there was a defective part in the motor to cause this problem. My car is a 2008 Pontiac Torrent with 50,000 miles on it. If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. And other than changing a few burnt out light bulbs over time, the vehicle hasn't cost me any money or been any trouble. Yes it has three O2 sensors! Luckily i had a aftermarket extended warranty. Genuine, real leather, like the options in high end cars, requires actual conditioners and protectants, while not as durable, it is much more supple.
I had approximately 52,465 miles on the car. Obviously needs more than an oil change. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Timing Chain Tensioner stock in-person! No doubt water pumps go out with the high rpm this motor turns. Options include a clever cargo storage system with handy bins in the floor and wheel wells, plus a lightweight polycarbonate shelf that can be placed in various positions for differing needs; it has hooks for grocery bags and can be configured as a table for tailgate parties. An independent mechanic replaced the exhaust gas recirculation valve twice; however, the failures continued. Due to flexing of different materials? Don't waste your time wasting ours! In addition, changes for 2008 include suspension changes for mainstream Torrents, along with minor equipment changes.
I have a gxp, code p0008 ended up being timing chains and tensioners, very common on other models outlooks,acadia,etc. The failure mileage was unavailable. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. I find this very unprofessional especially knowing the situation where lives were potential at risk, and others still are. The vehicle was not diagnosed by a dealer. The major concern with my vehicle is that out of nowhere without warning the engine failed. From budget to performance build, Melling timing chains offer you the coverage and choices you desire.
The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. While driving 35 mph, the check engine warning light and reduced engine power warning light illuminated. The back seat slides and reclines according to your needs for extended leg room or more cargo space. As a mother of 3 children, to think that there could have been an accident with them in the care-possibly leading to deaths? All he said was that his tech was confident the actuator solenoids needed to be replaced but there could be more to the underlying problem. Melling timing chains are manufactured using the highest quality designs, materials and workmanship. And thanks for reading Autoblog. Inside, the available leather seats are nice, the premium stereo sounds good, and the low dash offers a good view of the road ahead.
Did all the suggested fixes but still comes on. It keeps the engine timing chain at the proper tension for a long and trouble-free life. We notice you're using an ad blocker. I now have the code P0008 with approximately 83,204 miles on the car. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. Just got back from a trip down Vancouver Island and back.
They could not tell me why. The mechanic and the insurance company that has now inspected the car, concur that this is from mechanical failure. They've ordered the parts and once I have time to leave the car with them for a couple days, they'll replace everything. The ride is acceptable at low speeds, but handling is clumsy and the turning circle is wide. Handles very taut and responsive with no floaty feeling at all. I live in pa and was driving to Mississippi when it first happened and needless to say I panicked. As soon as it came in they'd get on it first thing and everything should be done by noon.
As I am blessed that this was not the case and the car just died, I do not feel this is a safe car, and being a woman in your position I hope you can understand my position and will do the right thing for the safety of my family. Also affected window in door-would not operate. I'm to come in tomorrow to speak with the head service adviser after he is able to speak with the technician who at the time I called had already left for the day and see what they will need to do next. It was on the entire trip and by the time I got home and went to the dealership, it turned off. I'll see what the highway mileage is this weekend on a 6 hour round trip. Good Luck with it, it looks great in pictures. The contact owns a 2008 Pontiac Torrent.
Here's how to disable adblocking on our site. Even the exhaust note resonates performance with the driver. Bonneville seats are mostly vinyl, too ya know. In addition, while the cruise control was engaged and traveling on bumpy roads, the cruise control failed and the vehicle decelerated to the point of potentially stalling. We found the Torrent delivers quick acceleration and its styling is restrained, clean and pleasing. Now they're not sure exactly what the issue is and they need to do further diagnostics.