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Forum: 2008 Vue 10-20-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2008 Saturn Vue XR 3.6L Power Steering Cooler location

I have GM service manual but it does not depict location of cooler section.

However, it has instructions to remove the left front wheelhouse liner to change the hose so that's probably a clue.
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Forum: Vue Tech 10-20-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2008 VUE seat wiring diagram

Drivers power seat wiring is in post # 2 of this thread.

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=197544
Forum: Vue Tech 10-20-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 167
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: The Speedometer says 0

You've made lots of progress and it appears sensor or one of three wires going to sensor has a problem.
Forum: Vue General 10-20-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Fan always on

I don't have experience with 2.2 but have circuit diagrams.

P0481 is set when ECM detects an open circuit (0 volts) between ECM C1-13 and COOL FAN HIGH relay contact 86.

Are you positive the...
Forum: Vue Tech 10-19-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 167
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: The Speedometer says 0

Perhaps service manual extract will help.

Repost or send PM if you need any data mentioned in extract.

BTW any code reader capable of handling live data should provide speed info. If you can...
Forum: Vue General 10-16-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2007 AWD V6 CEL Light On then Off

I've not seen PM - please resend with email address.

There are other factors needed besides two you listed such as coolant temperature and cat-converter temperature so I would crank up and move...
Forum: Vue Tech 10-15-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Another Vue A/C Issue

I'm probably wasting your time but I located four HVAC service bulletins which appear to address your issues to some extent.

Common to all the bulletins is need for dealer to reprogram AC control...
Forum: Vue General 10-15-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2007 AWD V6 CEL Light On then Off

See attached service manual extract which explains how the code is set and how it could self clear after a few run cycles.

I take care of four 3.5 Vues and have seen code P0420 a couple of times....
Forum: Vue General 10-14-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Check Engine Light and Several Codes

Did mechanic provide list of codes caused by leaking air intake tube?

Bad hub bearings will cause noise at various speeds.

The 3.5 engine/transmission has four mounts. One mount between engine...
Forum: Vue General 10-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Check Engine Light and Several Codes

To be clear ... is CEL always caused by code P0300 ... any other codes?

Fuel filter is in fuel tank - its a mesh type and probably won't cause problems you report.

However, engine starting...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-28-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2007 VUE AC Weirdness

If you have multimeter you can test resistor card (and socket) using steps listed in GM service letter posted Step 13 of this thread:
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Forum: Vue Tech 06-24-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Looking at buying a 2004-2005 V6 Vue, what should I look for...?

The resistor card can cause many strange problems ... the attached SB applies to 02-07 Vue's.

BTW ... the SB explanation is prepared for dealer techs but if you have problems with compressor not...
Forum: Vue General 05-05-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Water in floorboards

John ... did you see this thread? Might not be useful and lets hope someone with practical experience can direct you to HVAC plenum drain hose location.
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Forum: Vue Tech 05-01-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Strange no crank issue 2004 Vue 2.2 MT

I would replace battery cables - battery ground terminal splits with one black cable to chassis and one to engine block (now broken?).

Positive battery terminal splits with one red cable to...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-25-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,144
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: sudden misfiring,loss of power and fan on

I don't have any practical experience with 2.2 but can offer following thoughts / suggestions:

02-07 Vue's on-board diagnostics use KW2000 (ISO 14230) protocol. This scheme is primarily used for...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-25-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Hot front brakes

Termite ... I'm with you regarding corrosion build-up between clamp and hose eventually reducing/blocking brake fluid flow to and from caliper.

The clamps are made from really tough stuff and...
Forum: Vue Red Line 04-24-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2007 Saturn VUE Redline Tail Light Problem

Does Vue have auto headlights (llight switch will have auto position)?

Do front PARK and SIDE MARKER lights work?

Does radio have backlight when PARK lights are on?

I can email wiring...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-24-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Help changing the ATF

I will email service manual extracts ... PM email address if interested ... no charge of course.
Forum: Vue Tech 04-21-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Signal and tail lamp ground

Each bulb socket has a black wire which is routed to a ground point. G401 is ground point for left rear park/turn and park/stop light sockets. G401 is buried inside jack compartment but problem is...
Forum: Vue Red Line 04-05-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: ABS problem?

Probably not a big deal. Each wheel has a wheel speed sensor (WSS) to report rotating speed to the Electronic Brake Control Module.

If any of four sensors cease operating - usually happens at low...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-03-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Strange no crank issue 2004 Vue 2.2 MT

I've seen power cables pass continuity test but open under load - problem is usually at battery post or end-load connection.

I've also ran across a few problems in underhood fuse block (UHFB) -...
Forum: Vue Tech 04-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Strange no crank issue 2004 Vue 2.2 MT

Ignition switch has four segments / wafers - turning to START removes power to lots of accessories including odometer (IPC) and radio by design.

Cruise malfunction and flickering airbag light...
Forum: Vue Tech 10-21-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,106
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L AWD Automatic Transmission Issues

See attached FSM extract ... 3.0 / P0963 ... repost or send PM if you need others.
Forum: Vue Tech 09-24-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: 2004 Vue Passenger Side doors won't unlock when car is warm

I'm responding to your recent private message.

BCM controls all lock and unlock functions by routing 12 volts to three different relays located in I/P fuse block.

BCM provides voltage in...
Forum: Vue General 07-25-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By far2grumpy
Re: Saturn Vue 2006 Fuel Pump Problem

Daniel - good advice in 2nd and 3rd post and see thumbnail for diagram with mark-ups.
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