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Forum: Aura General 10-27-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,948
Posted By carjones
Re: Water pump

:ugh: I notice on my original post that I gave the wrong torque specs. for the water pump bolts and the pulley bolts. The correct torque specs. are 89 lb inches (10 N-m) NOT 89 lb feet. BIG...
Forum: Aura General 06-21-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,478
Posted By carjones
Re: DTC B 1325 3 Voltage below threshold

Thanks greenman;)
My mechanic showed me the diagnostic from his scan tool software which lists all the other modules/terminals that set the B1325 and they all scanned normal except the SDM (he also...
Forum: Aura General 06-20-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,478
Posted By carjones
DTC B 1325 3 Voltage below threshold

Having my PPS replaced and the mechanic says that my SDM needs to be replaced too because hes getting the B 1325-3 code. The mechanic says that hes applied the proper amount of volts to the SDM...
Forum: Aura General 06-01-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,307
Posted By carjones
Re: Do I have to use "GM" power steering fluid?

Yeah! I've seen the Lucas fluids...had know idea if they worked well or not. Great tip thanks again;)
Forum: Aura General 05-31-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,307
Posted By carjones
Re: Do I have to use "GM" power steering fluid?

Thanks for your reply

I suspect that either my IM shaft or my rack is on its way out. The fluid is very dark, it looks like old motor oil. I'm getting an audible sound and a vibration in the...
Forum: Aura General 05-31-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,307
Posted By carjones
Do I have to use "GM" power steering fluid?

I'm going to flush my power steering and the owners manual say that I should use GM power steering fluid. Can I used a generic brand? Thanks for your reply
Forum: Aura General 05-20-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,034
Posted By carjones
Re: another problem..this car is starting to suck

I feel your pain whitshadow...it's always something with these cars, I'm ready to trade mine in but it still maybe "cheaper to keep her":dizzy:
Forum: Aura General 04-23-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,210
Posted By carjones
Re: What is happening to all these Aura's?

The question is I mostly read bad things going on with these cars. Someone is always asking a question about something that has torn up. That would include me. I really love my Aura. It was a...
Forum: Aura General 04-23-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,292
Posted By carjones
Re: car rolling after being put in park

Got this from NHTSA...seem to affect XE Auras 2007 and 2008. I believe the investigation is on going.

ODI RESUME
Investigation: EA 11-015 Open Resume Page 1 of 2
Investigation: EA 11-015...
Forum: Aura General 04-12-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,355
Posted By carjones
Re: Coolant disappearing

Just had to replace my water pump and I didn't notice any leaking at first. Can you smell coolant either inside the car or in the engine bay? Also search this forum for "coolant leak". You'll find...
Forum: Aura General 04-08-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By carjones
Re: Radiator

It felt like a brand new car to me I almost forgot how it drove after being in an F-350 and a Ranger for 3 weeks. Despite $3.90 for gas I can't wait to fill it up and take a long drive.[/QUOTE]
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Forum: Aura General 04-07-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By carjones
Re: Radiator

Wow! What a major pain! I'm glad you're on the road again:yes:
Forum: Aura General 04-03-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,948
Posted By carjones
Water pump

I recently replaced my water pump and gasket and I thought Id share the process for those who may be experiencing water pump issues. Please note that I am not a mechanic and Id recommend doing your...
Forum: Aura General 03-22-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By carjones
Re: Sadly thinking of trading in

I'm so sorry to hear of your Aura issues, GM should be ashamed of itself!!!! :hothead: These cars shouldn't be having the amount of problems that they are.

I hope you didn't opt for another Aura...
Forum: Aura General 03-22-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,493
Posted By carjones
Re: Key fob problems

Great info. Thanks;)
Forum: Aura General 03-20-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,224
Posted By carjones
Re: Can anyone tell me where the radiator drain plug is on the XR 3.6

Thanks all...found it on bottom of radiator passenger side had to remove middle splash guard to get to it.:D
Forum: Aura General 03-19-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,224
Posted By carjones
Can anyone tell me where the radiator drain plug is on the XR 3.6

Need to drain my coolant and can't find the drain plug.
Forum: Aura General 03-19-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By carjones
Re: Antifreeze smell

My water pump is bad but I smelled the coolant before I noticed any other signs. Water pumps go bad slowly relative to how much you drive (I don't drive that much live in the city). Also check head...
Forum: Aura General 10-09-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By carjones
Re: 07 xr, front suspension squeek

I ran this same post back in the summer. I changed the sway bar links and that didn't work so don't do that. I don't think it has anything to do with the sway bars. Also, someone recommended...
Forum: Aura General 08-04-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,204
Posted By carjones
Re: Aura suspension noise

Factory Service Manual(FSM) and Control Arm (CA) Sorry about that lazy typer. Thanks for the info. I'll keep you updated
Forum: Aura General 08-04-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,204
Posted By carjones
Re: Aura suspension noise

Not sure if its worse during the summer...during the winter the windows are closed and you can't hear anything. Took a closer look and the FSM and changing the CA on the driver's side is not so bad...
Forum: Aura General 08-04-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,096
Posted By carjones
Re: "Service Air Bag"

I'm in the same boat... I think the only option is to bite the bullet and have the PPS replaced. The labor cost is going to be high because they have to modify the wiring harness; GM currently uses...
Forum: Aura General 08-01-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,204
Posted By carjones
Re: Aura suspension noise

Thanks SaturnXE :D Was your repairs cover under the 3yr 36K or the powertrain? My 3yr 36K was up last year so I'm pretty sure I'm going to have to search under the couch cushion for this one. Way...
Forum: Aura General 08-01-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,204
Posted By carjones
Re: Aura suspension noise

Did you change the arms yourself or did you have a shop do it? I looked it up in the manual and it doesn't seem to be a complicated process (although the service manual never tells you everything)...
Forum: Aura General 07-31-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,204
Posted By carjones
Re: Aura suspension noise

Yeah! If I take a bumpy or incline corner too fast the suspension goes crazy, so much so that the ABS engages, and thats on dry surfaces.:dizzy:
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