2008 Pontiac Torrent

2008 Pontiac Torrent

There are 7 comments on the Goldsboro News-Argus story from Aug 9, 2009, titled 2008 Pontiac Torrent. In it, Goldsboro News-Argus reports that:

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fivealive95

Olanta, PA

#1 Feb 16, 2010
I can't find the negative terminal to jump start my torrent
Consumers Choice

Chambersburg, PA

#2 Feb 17, 2010
fivealive95 wrote:
I can't find the negative terminal to jump start my torrent
Why do you need to jump start it? It's only two years old and is dead already?

Typical GM junk.
The Mechanic

Caldwell, NJ

#3 Feb 27, 2010
Consumers Choice wrote:
<quoted text>Why do you need to jump start it? It's only two years old and is dead already?
Typical GM junk.
Wasn't the question moron

You can use any of the main engine clean metal parts to grond it
Consumers Choice

Chambersburg, PA

#4 Feb 27, 2010
The point is, a GM vehicle that's only two years old shouldn't need a jump start. Also, its unlikely you'll find a good grounding point on that POS.
Jeff

Indianapolis, IN

#5 Aug 23, 2010
I agree with you Mechanic, CS is a moron. It does not matter what car you have or how new/old it is, a battery can die for many reasons. If it is a newer car, one main reason is a light was left on, the door not shut all the way, etc. All or most of which would be the owner's fault, but it still can happen.
CS should keep his fing mouth shut if he doesn't have anything nice to say!!
A guy

Toronto, Canada

#6 Jul 12, 2014
On the right of a dipstick sticks out a metal flat piece with a hole in it. That's the negative. Manual shows it. From personal experience (twice), torrents are not jump startable. Have to replace battery because they use the dry batteries
Mr Mike

Scottsdale, AZ

#7 Jul 13, 2014
"A Guy" - I saw that in the manual, too, but I have some doubts about whether that location actually works. My 2008 Torrent was jump started yesterday by an emergency road service guy. His first attempt, using the location shown in the manual, did not work. Instead, he used a bare metal bolt on top of the strut tower and the car started right up. So Torrents are jump startable, but you may have to try different locations for the negative contact.

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