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Trouble with automatic transmission.
By automatic transmission doesn't work I assume you mean that your shifter will not move into gear. This is a common problem on certain vehicles. The typical cause of this issue is that the shifter solenoid goes bad preventing the...
Power window not working
It is possible that the button or switch itself could be faulty. It is also possible that the window motor may have gone bad preventing the window from working. I would first recommend having an inspection of the window circuitry...
Car overheating and not starting
You certainly don't see many Pontiac Torrents around. The 3.4L is a common engine, however, and I know it well. Since it doesn't use a timing belt, I assume you must mean you replaced the serpentine belt. The only way...
Good morning Patrick, I have a 2007 Pontiac torrent. It refuses to accelerate and when u try to give full acceleration, it starts
Your computer is trying to protest the motor by going into failure mode and limiting the throttle opening. The overheating is the cause of the problem. You need to have the cooling system checked to see if there are any...
Thermostat not working
Greetings! I'm inclined to think that the problem will be with the coolant temperature sensor. Have a technician test the coolant temperature sensor and inspect its electrical circuit. I'd recommend getting some help from a certified technician. They will have...
New battery losing power
When the charging system indicator comes on the majority of the cases are caused by a faulty alternator. I suggest having the starting and charging system tested by a technician. When the battery was installed a connection it may not...
2007 Pontiac Torrent door not opening from inside
There are a couple of possibilites here. One is that the handle on the inside is broken, this is also the most likely issue. Another is that the linkage from the handle to the latch has failed. This could be...
Ticking noise in engine
Hello. The sound of ticking is not normal in most cases. A technician will have to listen to the ticking sound in person to determine if the noise is normal or not. Oftentimes a ticking sound can occur from low-grade...
Broken power window left
Hello! The problem is more than likely a faulty window regulator. The only way to get a window back up when the window regulator is locked up is to disconnect the window from the regulator. You must do this by...
Leak spare tire hatch
Hello! It is likely that the leak is from the sunroof drain holes being clogged or hampered causing the water to leak inside the vehicle. Sunroof torrents are known to develop a leaks in places like the weather stripping on...
Grinding noise while driving 2006 Pontiac Torrent
Grinding noises can be caused by several things. The most common are brake pads that are worn to the metal. These will cause a grinding sound as the rotor rotates and rubs against them. The other common cause is bad...
Door not opening from inside
If the door will still open normally from the outside, I would normally suspect that one of the plastic clips that hold the linkage for the door handle has broken. Have a certified mechanic come and take a look at...
Replaced battery lights and radio on but car won't start
Recheck your work and make sure the battery terminals are clean and tight. Do not wrench all the way down on the fastener, just tighten and wiggle the clamp until it won't move on the terminal anymore. Sometimes a failed...
There is a hole directly below the heater core hoses on the firewall of the engine compartment that is dripping coolant
This is the A/C heater evaporator case drain. If you see coolant leaking from it then you have a blown out heater core inside the evaporator case. If you do not get it fixed soon the engine will run out...
Ratting on front end
There are many components that come together to make the suspension system in your Pontiac Torrent and several of them can duplicate the rattle in the front end when they are failing. With the noise stopping when applying the brake,...
Having some serious coolant problems
Hello. If the car is overheating severely, the heads and/or block will warp and the engine will have to be rebuilt. Best not to drive it if you know it is overheating. If you are continually replacing coolant but it...
Left wheel vibrate - 2006 Pontiac Torrent
Hello. It can sometimes to be difficult to determine which wheel position (left, right, front versus back) is the source of vibration and thus you could simply have "more" vibration on one side than the other side but still have...
Just noticed a huge oil leak trailing my car. It seems to be coming from below the engine. I recently had my oil changed a month
You might have a problem with the oil filter leaking when you rev the engine and increase the oil pressure. This can be from a collapsed oil filter media or excessive oil pressure from the engine. I recommend having the...
My Check Engine Light is on and my car barely wants to go.
When the code P0700 is set in the Powertrain Computer, it means that the Powertrain Computer or PCM is seeing greater than a specified RPM difference between the rotational speed of the Input RPM Sensor and the Transmission Output RPM...
AC light blinking Cooling fan running nonstop
This may be very likely related to the coolant fan relay switch that controls when the fans come on and off. If you'd like, a YourMechanic certified technician can come to your home or place of business in order to...

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