SaturnFans.com
saturnfans.com - classifieds - forums - webmail


Go Back   SaturnFans.com Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.17 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: waiter21
Forum: Vue General 01-10-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By waiter21
Re: First Gen or Second Gen Saturn Vue?

ENGINE - The first two years of the 4 cylinder had major issues with timing chain failures. These were due to lack of oil and later a tensioner that was limited in its ability to keep the chain...
Forum: Vue General 12-31-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2 quick fuel tank questions??

When I did mine, I used a bunch of wooden blocks stacked up. A small floor jack might also work.

I put in five gallons of gas and fired it up.
...
Forum: Vue General 11-30-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2007 Saturn Vue burning oil

There is no PCV valve. There is an orifice in the head that mates to the intake manifold. if the orifice is plugged, tthis could cause your problem.

Only way to clean it is remove the intake...
Forum: Vue General 11-28-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By waiter21
Re: Won't Start after Clutch Replacement... Help!

DO NOT hook up another ECM until you have verified the connectors for the FI and throttle body. If they are mixed, the ECM is toast.

Normally these two connectors are far apart and cannot be...
Forum: Vue General 11-27-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By waiter21
Re: Won't Start after Clutch Replacement... Help!

If the engine was removed:

Verify all ground connections.
Near starter
on ECM - I seem to recall you could put the ground connector on a bolt that wasn't actually ground.
On coil packs and...
Forum: 2008 Vue 11-18-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By waiter21
Re: Gauges stopped working

I'm not sure about a 2008, but on my 2003 there is a major body electrical connector on the drivers side floor kick panel that is know for bad connections.

The main engine wiring harness plugs...
Forum: Vue Tech 11-17-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2007 Vue Drums Stuck

I beat mine with a big hammer. One of them came off, but the other broke.
Forum: Vue General 11-09-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By waiter21
Re: Just bought a 2006 Vue with 3.5L six

Inspect the engine cradle and the two forward cradle mounts for rust.
Forum: Vue Tech 11-09-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By waiter21
Re: Vue is going to pasture

sad... I was faced with similar fate on my 2003 Vue. The front engine cradle mounts were completely rusted away. If I couldn't do an acceptable repair, I'd need to abandon it.

Fortunately I...
Forum: Vue General 11-04-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By waiter21
Re: I need 2003 saturn vue wiring diagram

I have some, what diagrams do you need specifically?
Forum: Vue Tech 10-31-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2002 Saturn VUE Subframe compatibility

i'm pretty sure. but verify with photos
Forum: Vue Tech 10-31-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2002 Saturn VUE Subframe compatibility

I replaced mine a couple years ago. I believe up to year 2009 are interchangeable, manual or auto. Vue, Equanox, Vibe..., Mine came off of an 08 Equinox.
...
Forum: Vue General 10-23-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By waiter21
Re: What to check when buying a 2003 vue

If your a DIYer, The next time you put new brake pads on, I'd change the hoses, consider doing the rear hoses and shoes.

When I did mine I also replaced the front calipers and rear brake...
Forum: Vue General 10-23-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By waiter21
Re: What to check when buying a 2003 vue

Look for the rust anyway, just in case it came down from the rust belt.

Brake hoses are a common failure with Vue, The symptoms will be dragging brake or a brake that won't release. Not a lot...
Forum: Vue General 10-23-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By waiter21
Re: What to check when buying a 2003 vue

Vue Killers;

1) rusted out engine subframe mounts and subframe. The front pads that the engine subframe bolt to rust from the inside out. Also the subframe itself will rust out.

2) 2.2l...
Forum: Ion Tech 10-22-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By waiter21
Re: Replacing water pump 2004 Ion 2, have a few ???

I replaced the water pump on my 2.2l Vue last winter. Not a big deal. I rented a half moon holder from one of the car part places. I installed a new pump and thermostat. I did not remove the...
Forum: S-Series General 10-21-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,135
Posted By waiter21
Re: Need a Front subframe

When I replaced mine on my Vue a couple years ago, I went to Texas and got one. zero rust.

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=234668

This fall I repaired the rusted out front...
Forum: Vue Tech 10-17-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2002 saturn vue 2.2 manual intermittent stalling

I had some similar issues with mine several years ago. I ran a couple extra ground wires on the engine and ECM and that solved it.

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=216101
Forum: Vue General 10-07-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,642
Posted By waiter21
Re: Subframe Rust

On the Vue, the front engine cradle attach points rust from the inside out. So if you see rust on the outside, unfortunately, your done. Take a screwdriver and poke around. Be prepared to panic...
Forum: Vue General 10-03-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By waiter21
Re: LOUD clunk from Rear of car

Look very carefully at the control arms where they attach to the frame, these have a habit of rusting out.

Also look at the control arm links. To do an alignment there are cam bolts on these...
Forum: Vue General 09-21-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By waiter21
Re: Warning lights with no codes 03 Vue

EXCELLENT. Thanks for reporting back. How much was the board and the reprogramming cost?
Forum: Vue Tech 09-08-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2007 hard crank

Fuel pump check valve is allowing fuel to pressure to bleed down. either live with this, or change the fuel pump..
Forum: Vue General 09-07-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By waiter21
Re: Warning lights with no codes 03 Vue

Sounds like a BCM (Body Control Module). Its located in the center console.
Forum: Vue Tech 09-06-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By waiter21
Re: 2007 hard crank

Turn the key to run for about 2 seconds, then turn it off. Do this two or three times and see if it starts up.
Forum: Vue General 09-06-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,642
Posted By waiter21
Re: Subframe Rust

Before doing anything, also look carefully at the cradle. mine was rusted out, it did the symptoms as you described. I found a good rust free cradle in a Texas junkyard.

As for the front cradle...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:17 AM.

Advanced Forum Search | Advanced Photo Search


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
SaturnFans.com. The Saturn Enthusiasts Site.