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Forum: Vue General 02-04-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By Cavell
Re: Catalytic converter replacement

is there a sensor in the manifold and a 2nd sensor after the cat? so this 2nd sensor just checks cat performance?
2nd point. why not have muff shop put your cat on?
Forum: Vue Tech 01-30-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Cavell
Re: Valve Cover Gasket Replacement 2003 VUE

I did the gaskets August, 2016 and front exh manifold looks fairly dry/clean now. But not 100% dry. The front of motor is a mess and oil is leaking from something. I ordered a new oil canister o-ring...
Forum: Vue General 01-28-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Cavell
Re: 3.5 sale price

i went to copart. interesting.
Forum: Vue Tech 01-28-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Cavell
Re: no start/new battery

they say the motor cranks. i will not make an assumption that the light work. do you think they should work if the motor cranks? they say they have no security light.
the folks at cartalk dont seem...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-27-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Cavell
no start/new battery

saw a person on cartalk who said they replaced battery on 05 vue and now it cranks but no start. says fuel gauge reads empty also and they are positive it has gas. code is for no bcm connection also....
Forum: Vue General 01-27-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Cavell
Re: 3.5 sale price

Have you done a 3.5 swap?
I don't know of a website that lists bad motor cars for sale?
It's rare to see private sellers listing bum motor vues.
Well, it's easier to find bad 2.2 vues. Haha.
Forum: Vue General 01-26-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Cavell
3.5 sale price

local yard has 3-4 3.5 honda vue motors for 250-300$. i found a 05 vue with a rod knock for 500. has new tires but 200k miles. i also have a 02 v6 vue for around 750 but i am tired of the 3.0 stuff....
Forum: Vue Tech 01-24-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Cavell
Re: Valve Cover Gasket Replacement 2003 VUE

Huh? You had the intake raised to do the thermostat. You literally had your hand on the valve cover when you did the job. Why didn't you change the gaskets than? You know all the steps to lift the...
Forum: Vue Mods 01-24-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Cavell
Re: '04 Projector Upgrade

how do you install the projector assy in the reflector housing? i thought the purpose of the projector units is they focus light thru the new lens and do not use the factory chrome reflector...
Forum: Vue Mods 01-24-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Cavell
Re: Rims

235/65/16 tire is 28" OD
235/45/20=28.3"
using a rim with similar offset and WIDTH and it will fit fine
do the math.
a 21" rim and 40 series tire will work
a 22" rim with 35 series tire will...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-16-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Cavell
Re: 3.0 thermo

you cant tell by visual inspection that anything is off between the 2 thermostats. both springs feel the same. it has good heat now and temp gauge is steady at a bit over the 1/4 mark. on the hwy...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-15-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Cavell
Re: Timing belt tensioner help

how many miles on the vue? is it due for a timing belt job? our 03 vue has 50k miles on the last timing belt and we are at 6yrs. my kid is ready for a different vehicle so we are debating the next...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-14-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Cavell
Re: Abs codes

so i had 2 codes. i never knew that. as i never had the codes scanned. i replaced rf wheel bearing for noise and it also had a code for something. that corner is fixed now as there are no codes...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-13-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Cavell
Re: Abs codes

The tech is a friend who has shop and he a quick read to see what/where my codes were. My main point was, should my RF code have cleared after I changed the wheel bearing last summer after X driving...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-13-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Cavell
Abs codes

Had tech checks my abs codes
03 v6, fwd
I replaced RF wheel bearing this summer
Tech said I had codes for RF and LR and "data" code?
He cleared codes and RF is gone.
Would my never clearing...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-13-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Cavell
Re: Is the dealership double dipping on labor?

You remove timing belt and than remove cam sprockets to replace cam seals. So, if you work "backwards", a timing belt job can be upgraded by doing the cams seals at same time for a modest increase
...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-12-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Cavell
3.0 thermo

Finally. -9f today. Heated garage, ah
Forum: Vue Tech 01-05-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Cavell
Re: Replacement muffler for 2008-2009 VUE XR V6

my 03 v6 had a rusted hanger when i got it. picked up a nice 3.5 muff at yard for $12. had to get an adapter for it though. 3.0 is 2.25" pipe and 3.5 is 2.5" pipe. been a long time since i went to...
Forum: Vue General 01-03-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By Cavell
Re: My 02 3.0 AWD Vue

not many 02-03 vues left on the road. i am just being practical. seems all rust belt vues have rocker rust issues that none talks about. maybe because they dont look under the vue. i mentioned...
Forum: Vue General 12-31-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Cavell
Re: OVerheating problems 04 Saturn Vue v6

well, the OP does say 04 vue V6 and than in the next post says it is a 3.0 when that is not true in the 04. so, the OP must have an 02-03 vue? right or wrong he did say flushing the heater hoses and...
Forum: Vue General 12-31-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By Cavell
Re: My 02 3.0 AWD Vue

why not? nitrous with a 200k miles trans? what could go wrong? but you have a new trans and we all know they never fail.
Forum: Vue General 12-31-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Cavell
Re: OVerheating problems 04 Saturn Vue v6

i talked to seller of v6 vue 3.0 and he said his friend told him the 3.0 was the "small" honda motor vs the 3.5 being the big one. easy to see a honda motor. it has the big black 4" air tube running...
Forum: Vue Tech 12-26-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Cavell
Re: 3.0 thermostat

I had the heads off my former vue and looked at the thermostat housing/pipe. . The pipe was fully exposed than. I did not change the thermostat. Could have done it as practice?
Forum: Vue Tech 12-26-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Cavell
Re: 3.0 thermostat

i do have nice heated 2-1/2 car garage i can use. i have done a lot of winter work there. dads house. funny we never parked in it when i was young. it was more of a shop vs garage.
Forum: Vue Tech 12-26-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Cavell
Re: 3.0 thermostat

with the tube unbolted will the thermo than lift up a bit so you can twist it to remove it from tube? do you really have to remove tube or just loosen it?
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