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Forum: Vue General 06-24-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By waiter21
Re: wont go in gear

not sure what that means?? When pressing the clutch pedal, does it fell normal, as in a little resistance. OR does the clutch go to the floor with almost no resistance, OR is it very hard and...
Forum: Vue General 06-23-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By waiter21
Re: wont go in gear

Does the clutch fell normal??

If you shut the engine off, will it shift into gear??
Forum: Vue General 06-21-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By waiter21
Re: Need technical assistance identifying a problem

Steering tie rod end.. These are permanently lubed, but the boot will crack over time and leak out lubricant..

Wiggle the wheel and see if there is any play in the joint.. If not, you can...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-17-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By waiter21
New cradel / k-frame installed

I got the new (used) crossmember and installed it today.

The install took about 2 hours, with no problems. I looked at the lower control arms, ball joints, steering, etc, etc, everything looked...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-13-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By waiter21
Re: 03 Vue Loss of Power and trans issues

What engine , tranny, FWD or AWD..
Forum: Vue Tech 06-13-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2006 vue vss location

On my 2003 2.2 with 5 speed. Its low toward the rear on the top of the transmission..

If you just did an engine swap, I'd look to make sure things are plugged in and the ground wires are all...
Forum: Vue General 06-13-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By waiter21
Re: Vue power problem

GREAT. Thanks for following up
Forum: Vue Tech 06-11-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 352
Posted By waiter21
Re: Another alignment needed after Frnt strut install??

No adjustment. Changing struts shouldn't change toe-in. The caster and camber can only be changed by shims.
Forum: Vue Tech 06-09-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By waiter21
Re: Engine cradle cracked (rusted) out

It came out fairly easy.

Removed the lower control arms bolts from the cradle, two in the back, one large one in front.

disconnected the torsion bar links and the steering links from the...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-09-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By waiter21
Re: Engine cradle cracked (rusted) out

Finally got it up on jacks and able to take a closer look. WOW. This thing is in bad shape, The frame on the passenger side is cracked and rusted, and the entire rear portion of the frame is...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-06-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By waiter21
Re: Rack and pinion

I replaced the clockspring in mine. I got a used one out of the junk yard for $25.. A new one costs about $150..

When I rescued my Vue, the steering wheel was disconnected and who knows how...
Forum: Vue General 06-04-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By waiter21
Re: Anyone N.chicago/Milwaukee interested in 05 Vue 2.2 5-spd

I might be interested, explain the Florida title??? was the car in FL?? How long??
Forum: Vue Tech 06-02-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By waiter21
Re: Loss of clutch hydraulic pressure

I'd say they are unrelated..

However, Just to make sure. Look very carefully where the hose from the clutch master cylinder plugs into the slave cylinder. Its on the bellhousing toward the front...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-01-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By waiter21
Re: Engine cradle cracked (rusted) out

Tnks -- I was looking at 2008 and 09 from the southwest. NO RUST.. :-)
Forum: Vue General 05-31-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2004 Saturn vue 2.2l 4l manual clutch problem

Weekend project

Here's how I did mine..

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=222576

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Forum: Vue General 05-31-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2004 Saturn vue 2.2l 4l manual clutch problem

I'd say your going to need a clutch, pressure plate, flywheel, slave and master cylinder.

While you'r in there replace the engines rear main seal..
Forum: Vue Tech 05-30-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By waiter21
Re: Engine cradle cracked (rusted) out

I seen a lot of them on e-bay and also junk yards... Looks like no more than a couple hundred should get me a good one..

I think I'll drop the old one and look at everything before I order one.
...
Forum: Vue General 05-30-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2004 Saturn vue 2.2l 4l manual clutch problem

I'm concerned as to why it broke...

Its probably hydraulic lock, i.e. the pedal cannot go down any farther, so the plastic plunger rod breaks.. What caused the hydraulic lock??

1) One way to...
Forum: Vue Tech 05-30-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By waiter21
Re: Engine cradle cracked (rusted) out

I had the K frame out when I put a new clutch in couple years ago.. I should be a able to drop it without dropping the engine or tranny..

Looking for a used one, hopefully from down south where...
Forum: Vue General 05-29-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2004 Saturn vue 2.2l 4l manual clutch problem

unfortunately, a new clutch master cylinder..
Forum: Vue Tech 05-29-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By waiter21
Engine cradle cracked (rusted) out

We'll I knew something was wrong. All the sudden the steering wheel had a few degrees of turn in order to go straight and I could hear the tires skidding..

Broken weld (rusted out) on the drivers...
Forum: Vue General 05-25-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By waiter21
Re: Clutch Master Cylinder Question

The check valve is part of the connector. It allows you to pre-bleed the master cylinder prior to connecting it to the slave cylinder..

By pre-bleeding the master cylinder, it makes it a lot...
Forum: Vue General 05-24-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By waiter21
Re: Clutch Master Cylinder Question

Take a look at the procedure I used.

There is a check valve on the master cylinder disconnect. When the hose is removed, it will prevent flow. If your master is bleed properly, you will not...
Forum: Vue Tech 05-21-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2004 vue 2.2 ecotec crank no start after changing coil pack.

Make sure you re-installed the ground wire on the ECM. The factory ground wires are shown in the yellow circles (link below) The grounds I added are shown in Red.

I had misfires and added...
Forum: Vue General 05-19-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By waiter21
Re: Question about shifting and pressure needed to push stick in/shift from gear to g

Tranny is probably OK. The problem is the shifter cables that connect the shift lever to the transmission. These cables are about 6 ft long, they get old and worn, then start binding and make it...
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