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Forum: Astra Tech 08-13-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 46
Posted By fdryer
Re: Purge Valve cross reference?

You asked a simple question and I responded. Simple enough? It's always your choice to buy a used one. No one will openly state "yeah go ahead and buy used..." for you to come back later (worse case...
Forum: Astra Tech 08-13-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 46
Posted By fdryer
Re: Purge Valve cross reference?

When you decide to repair your car, you assume all risks for good or bad repairs. You asked about part cross references and nothing more. Unless you can test a purge valve for operation and...
Forum: Vue General 08-13-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By fdryer
Re: Getting engine service warning light

Stop by Autozone or auto store providing free scans of check engine lights. Get this done as soon as possible. Decide of what type or reader to buy as a separate issue without rushing to buy the...
Forum: Astra Tech 08-13-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 46
Posted By fdryer
Re: Purge Valve cross reference?

Did you Google 'P/N 55562350' without any descriptions? Amazon, ebay and many other sites have your part. Tried rockauto.com?
Forum: S-Series General 08-13-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By fdryer
Re: Rattling noise

Mysaturnbeater, is your drive belt flopping with the engine idling, suggesting the belt tensioner is worn and hitting its end stop? If you can depress the drive belt with your fingers, try removing...
Forum: Introductions & Greetings 08-12-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By fdryer
Re: New 2004 3.5 AWD Owner

Congratulations!?

1-You've proven any new member can post images, even over size ones without waiting to meet a number of posts.

2- The simplest method to resize images would be using your...
Forum: Aura General 08-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By fdryer
Re: 2008 Saturn Aura 3.6 NO CRANK, NO START when HOT

You're describing at least two separate problems - one of two cooling fans inoperative and a hot start issue. A warm or hot engine shouldn't prevent restarting unless there are hidden issues not...
Forum: Vue Tech 08-12-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By fdryer
Re: ECM or TCM which one is this?

The ecm sends speedo info to the instrument panel gauge. The vehicle speed sensor from the xmission sends signals to the ecm. Your ecm is on the engine with two connectors. P0502 points to the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-11-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By fdryer
Re: wits end 97SW2

Mileage? Fuel filter clogged? Low fuel pressure? Low compression?
Forum: Vue Tech 08-11-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By fdryer
Re: Evap temp sensor thermogrease

Here's an interesting enquiry about evap temperature sensors used in Vues; https://autoacforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=6980#p6980. Below is a reprint from the service manual for replacing one. If...
Forum: S-Series General 08-10-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By fdryer
Re: Insane over heating issue.

megaman8x, your concern about mixing antifreeze may be overlooking an overheating issue. If you have a reader, use it. Display coolant temps so you have some idea of whether or not its overheating...
Forum: 2008 Vue 08-10-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By fdryer
Re: p0327 knock sensor

Procedures are for '05 3.5L V6 awd and should be the same for your '08(?) with the same engine.
Forum: S-Series General 08-10-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By fdryer
Re: Body 10Amp Fuse Blows

If you can read wiring diagrams, these two should help.
Forum: S-Series General 08-10-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By fdryer
Re: Insane over heating issue.

Read both coolant labeling for mixing reactions for compatibility or incompatibility. Other than another color of coolant from mixing, if one coolant is formulated to stay in a cooling system longer...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-10-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By fdryer
Re: How to check oil pressure relief valve?

Is this what you're looking at checking and replacing? The only way to check pressures that indirectly tells you if the oil pressure relief valve failed is to run an oil pressure test with a pressure...
Forum: L-Series General 08-10-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By fdryer
Re: 220.4 Too High?

Apologies, my bad for my tablet using google to substitute words if I don't proof read before submitting replies....
Forum: Ion General 08-10-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By fdryer
Re: 06 saturn hard to start

It should be replaceable. Try wiring a jumper across the plug - disconnect the clutch start safety switch, insert a small wire jumper across the two terminals in the plug. This bypasses the switch to...
Forum: S-Series General 08-09-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 206
Posted By fdryer
Re: 1995 Saturn rear trailing arm bolt

I cannot find inside Torx bolts to replace mine for the caliper mounting brackets. After determining GM and Home Depot didn't carry grade 10.9 large bolts, I decided to google it. Below are two...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-09-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By fdryer
Re: Intermittent vacuum leak

Medtactics, I believe your issues are not the same as Figman. He's describing low rpm and brake pedal loss of operation. Your issues are about a runaway rpm holding at 3k or 4k rpm. No mention of...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-09-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By fdryer
Re: How to check oil pressure relief valve?

Which car? I wouldn't want to give incorrect specs.

For example; '00 SL2/SC2/SW2 SOHC/DOHC using 5W 30 EC II Oil (with Starburst Symbol), pressure setting at 90C, (195F) coolant temperature at...
Forum: Aura General 08-09-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By fdryer
Re: 2008 Saturn Aura - Alarm/Electrical issues?

What's battery voltage before engine running? Battery voltage after the engine's running? The difference should be the alternator outputting a higher voltage for supplying all the electrical needs...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-09-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By fdryer
Re: Clutch hydraulics sticking...I think

From your descriptions of a one time clutch pedal stuck to the floor, shifting gears was fine with engine running, tells me clutch hydraulics are fine. On its own and without a mechanical method to...
Forum: S-Series General 08-09-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By fdryer
Re: Recharge my ac

I don't know if your r12 converted system to r134a uses the same amount but all S-series ac systems havingr134a from the factory have 1.5 lbs or 24 ozs as the amount. Two 12 oz cans.
Forum: L-Series Tech 08-09-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By fdryer
Re: Oh No! Not again! brake issue. strange!

While it's nice to feel warm and cozy with a trusted repair shop, remember one fact. Business in business is in business to make money. Nothing personal. Business cannot survive without making money....
Forum: S-Series General 08-09-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By fdryer
Re: Temperature differential with A/C on

Saturn, and my guess is all of GM, went to parallel flow condenser coils when switching from r12 to r134a.
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