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Forum: Vue Green Line 07-16-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 374
Posted By bern
Re: 2007 Saturn Vue Greenline AC

Performing Smog (CA) hasn't been part of what I do as an auto technician. But as you are already being told, an exhaust leak will skew the catalyst efficiency test. A plan Jane stock exhaust manifold...
Forum: Vue Green Line 07-15-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 374
Posted By bern
Re: 2007 Saturn Vue Greenline AC

I certainly Don't have all the answers. I wrote most of my last post before I looked back at your post vehicle Miles, I was thinking it was less.

More nails to put in the Vue's coffin : The...
Forum: Vue Green Line 07-13-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 374
Posted By bern
Re: 2007 Saturn Vue Greenline AC

Wow! I turn my back for a few minutes and you 2 nearly wrote the whole book :-) My turn:
1) The belt pulley/ inner clutch plate has a heavy snap ring holding it tight in place. So If your not...
Forum: Vue Green Line 07-13-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 374
Posted By bern
Re: 2007 Saturn Vue Greenline AC

keep in mind that the green line belt is wider, their for the compressor needs to be for a hybrid application.
Forum: Vue Green Line 07-12-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By bern
Re: Becm

When Recalls are performed they are as only what is in the contents of the written Recall.

So it seem like you may all need to replace the battery energy control module (BECM). But without code...
Forum: Vue Green Line 07-12-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By bern
Re: Becm

genealogyman A few questions and thoughts. Has your Vue a daily driven vehicle or has it been parked for some time? Has the 12 volt battery been maintained with a full charge? If your code reader...
Forum: Vue Tech 07-11-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By bern
Re: 2006 3.5 AWD VUE CEL Error codes: 0036 and 0141

Yes the bank 1 sensor 2 is the lower rear bank sensor. little heat with small torch may help removing without stripping the threads out of the Cat.


FD note bank 1 includes cylinder 1,2,3 for...
Forum: Vue Tech 07-11-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By bern
Re: 10% rule

I would drill it out and replace with Blind hole Rivets Nut (well nut). You can shop around but here is an example
http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/272512425618
Just tap it into a tight hole. tight a...
Forum: Vue Green Line 07-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 374
Posted By bern
Re: 2007 Saturn Vue Greenline AC

I have seen several compressor clutch outer plate be come loose and fall off. (green line only)
The clutch plate is splined to the compressor shaft and held in place with a small bolt. Because the...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-30-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By bern
Re: Vue Chime Unit Location

2004-2006 chime speaker is in the BCM 2008-2010 the BCM sends a chime request to the radio.

LS= BCM and SL = chime module
Forum: Ion Tech 06-30-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,518
Posted By bern
Re: Remote Keyless Entry not working on 2004 Ion

Check the wire harness behind the driver's side left kick panel for burned orange wire or water intrusion.

If the remote transmitter controls anything during a button push it worked as needed. so...
Forum: Vue Tech 05-13-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,045
Posted By bern
Re: Vacuum chamber spring install

SEE TSB

02-06-01-016A: (MIL) Service Engine Soon Illuminated With DTCs P0171 and/or P0174 (Retorque Intake Manifold Vacuum Chamber Bolts, Install Vacuum Chamber Springs) - (Mar 24, 2003) ...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-29-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By bern
Re: Engine/transmission software available?

Also be aware:
1)This trans work well with the wrong trans transmission fluid. you be using only Honda transmission fluid for this Honda transmission. Z1 or DW1 , don't add any snake oil!

2) An...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-29-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By bern
Re: Saturn vue 2006 multiple misfires

Replace spark plugs with OEM plugs.

(Denso Iridium SKJ16DR-11 / GM 12582002 / Carquest 3422 )

Also adjust valves at the same time.
parts: upper plenum gaskets 3 pieces kit available (not...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-26-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By bern
Re: Engine/transmission software available?

Yes the 3.5L V-6 and 5 speed upshift to the highest gear for fuel economy when their is not a need to be in a lower gear for adequate power.

You can call the any gm dealer, best a Saturn service...
Forum: 2008 Vue 04-25-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By bern
Re: Missing battery cable

one of the BCM grounds. You should problems
Forum: Vue Tech 04-25-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By bern
Re: Rattling noise, what can it be?

The sway bar link nuts sometimes loosen
Forum: Ion Tech 04-13-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By bern
Re: New to me 06 Ion, has some electrical issues

AG4
Adjuster FRT ST-Manual, 2 Way, Vert, Driver

AK5
Restraint System Seat Inflatable, Driver and Passenger

AR7
Seat FRT BKT, Standard

AR9
Forum: Vue Tech 04-08-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By bern
Re: idle adjust ?

I have 09 Malibu 2.4L in the shop now, I removed the cylinder head to repair broken exhaust manifold studs, when I removed the head I found the left side timing chain guide broken. The 2.4L has both...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-08-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By bern
Re: Tough to swap the 5 speed (2.2) for AF23?

Your over looking one important detail the PCM will need to be programmed with a VIN for a Vue with AF23, I don't think a Vue was made with a 2.2L and Asin AF 23. and to pass CA smog it will need to...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-08-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By bern
Re: idle adjust ?

A 11 year old Vue and likely also has 130,000 miles with rough idle.

I suspect the engine has some mechanical ware.
Test : (1)Cylinder compression with all 4 spark plug removed before / while...
Forum: Vue Tech 02-04-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By bern
Re: 2009 Vue 3.6 Ticking/Arcing sound rear cylinders

A loose spark plug or cracked exhaust manifold can make a cold ticking noise.
Forum: Vue Tech 12-31-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By bern
Re: One tire replaced on AWD vue automatic

The final drive will be more active with different circumference tires left to right, but will not ware the RDM (rear drive module) clutches.
If the total circumference of both front compared to the...
Forum: Ion Tech 10-30-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By bern
Re: Can Someone explain this

The float inside the surge tank is loosing it buoyancy. It will get worse and the message will be on most of the time.

Replace the surge tank.
Forum: Ion Tech 10-30-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By bern
Re: Can Someone explain this

The float inside the surge tank is loosing it buoyancy. It will get worse and the message will be on most of the time.

Replace the surge tank.
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