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Asked by Mar 23, 2009 at 08:27 AM about the 1999 Pontiac Montana 4 Dr STD Passenger Van

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

im considering purchasing a montana and as i was testing it it seems to have a miss in the engine is this a easy fix or costly it seems to need new plugs and wires and a distrubtor

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That's always a sticky situation...It could very well be a plug/wire/dist cap/ or even ignition issue. If you REALLY want to get that particular Montana, I would ask to take it to a GreenSlip (or something to that effect) station where they do an independent mechanical check of the vehicle and give it a thumbs up or thumbs down. If it turns out to be a burnt/stuck valve or other equiv. then you've saved yourself a lot of headaches (and money)

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