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Forum: 2008 Vue 01-24-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By OGC5
Dizzy 2008 Vue XR-Crazy ECM and HVAC

:dizzy: Purchased our 2008 XR new and now has 83k on it. GM replaced 2 Steering racks under warranty. I replaced a wheel sensor at 60k. Last year the A/C froze up on a long trip but not this year,...
Forum: 2008 Vue 02-03-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By OGC5
Dizzy Re: Dorman TPMS sensor-Works good

:D Humm? I guess I never thought much about matching valve stems, now I need to worry. OK that's enough worrying. :eek:
Forum: 2008 Vue 02-02-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By OGC5
Re: Do not lose your keys!

:whoa:For SOME vehicles the manufacturer has designed the system so that an automotive computer tool - commonly called a "scan tool" - must be hooked up to the vehicle's electronic control module for...
Forum: 2008 Vue 01-31-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By OGC5
Dorman TPMS sensor-Works good

:) $28.00 from Amazon, this is the second one I have replaced. Works just like the factory part. Owners manual tells how to check and reset TPMS. Paid $25.00 at tire kingdom to replace and balance...
Forum: 2008 Vue 01-31-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By OGC5
Do not lose your keys!

:dizzy: Wife lost her keys and Fobs to both cars, 2008 Vue and my Sebring Convert. I had both of mine. Chrysler dealer charged 150.00, fixed same day. Tropical Cadillac in Bradenton made us pay...
Forum: 2008 Vue 10-08-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By OGC5
Performance upgrades ?

:cool: Put in a K&N filter.
Forum: 2008 Vue 10-08-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By OGC5
Re: Talk Me Into A VUE?

We have a 2008 XR with 65000 miles. The vehicle has had some minor problems but no major issues, However, I would not recommend buying the 4cyl as it is underpowered in the 4000 lb SUV. Seems like...
Forum: 2008 Vue 08-21-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By OGC5
Transmission Fluid change intervals

Popular Mechanics and others have suggested that the old 100K change interval is obsolete now with the new 6 speed transmissions as found in the 3.6 Vue XR. I will have the dealer change mine with...
Forum: 2008 Vue 08-21-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By OGC5
Not Broke yet so will wait

Transmission is still performing fine so I will wait and see what happens. If even 10% have failed so far that means 90% are OK. Will they go 100-150k?, who knows. I will still pay the $70.00 for a...
Forum: 2008 Vue 08-20-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By OGC5
6T70-Tranny Fluid Change-Fingers crossed

:hmm: We have about 65000 miles on the Wife's XR 3.6 but it's past 5 year time limit on warranty. I am going to have the tranny flushed with new fluid at the Quick Change Oil guys. They changed the...
Forum: 2008 Vue 05-31-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By OGC5
Re: Traded in Wife's '08 VUE on new Fiat 500. Fight for your Saturn's value!

:D FIAT= Fix It Again Tommorow....I owned a new 69 Spyder 124 coupe and a new 1980 Spyder and a couple of other FIAT beaters over the years. Fun cars but so unreliable that Fiat left the USA for many...
Forum: 2008 Vue 07-29-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,905
Posted By OGC5
Idea Re: TPMS Good but light keeps coming back on.

:yes: I did another reset procedure and could not get the LF tire to Chirp. It is the one to be reset first in the procedure. I then rotated the LF tire to the LR and then they would all chirp except...
Forum: 2008 Vue 07-26-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,905
Posted By OGC5
Dizzy TPMS Good but light keeps coming back on.

:?: Light came on a couple of days ago so I checked all tires. Only 1-2 lbs difference between all 4. I reset the system, drove Vue and light went out. Came back on today, took to dealer (Cadillac)...
Forum: 2008 Vue 10-01-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By OGC5
My Vue XR 3.6 Pulls Boat Great

I am glad we got the 3.6 in the Wife's Vue as it tows the new 18ft Sea Ray BR with no problem. Was on very steep ramp recently and it was a breeze pulling th boat up. It is getting about 20 mpg with...
Forum: 2008 Vue 07-31-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By OGC5
Happy Re: 08 VUE replacement tires

Made in America by an American Company. I had mine installed 11,000 miles ago on our 2008 Vue XR by a good Independent Local small tire dealer. I like the ride and they handle great on dry pavement,...
Forum: 2008 Vue 07-13-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,689
Posted By OGC5
Re: Cooper CS4 Tires

:usa:
Goodrich Corporation exited the tire business in 1988. The tire business and use of the name was sold to Michelin. Tires could be made in one of several places in USA or Foreign factories.:us:
Forum: 2008 Vue 07-01-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,476
Posted By OGC5
Question New tires- slow leak mystery?

Just got back from a 2000 mile vacation trip and while on the trip the low tire pressure warning light came on. Tires are almost new Coopers so I thought one might have picked up a nail (28psi) on...
Forum: 2008 Vue 06-18-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,372
Posted By OGC5
Re: My best fuel economy so far

:rolleyes: If you can do it again let us know as it will be a miracle. The wife's XR 3.6 will get a best of 23mpg at 70mph on our interstates and about 19mpg in combined driving. Vehicle weighs over...
Forum: 2008 Vue 06-18-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,532
Posted By OGC5
Re: Vue XR steering Rack Fixed

:) Dealer (Tropical Cadillac) replaced the rack under warrenty. The Saturn tech who worked at the closed dealership did the work again and said they received a batch of defective racks from the...
Forum: 2008 Vue 06-18-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,836
Posted By OGC5
Re: anyhting in particular I should look for/be aware of before purchase?

:) 30K on the wife's 2008 XR V6- This has been a great small SUV with plenty of quiet power from the 3.6 GM engine. Had to replace a noisy steering rack under warrenty,otherwise trouble free. Vehicle...
Forum: 2008 Vue 06-18-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,689
Posted By OGC5
Re: Cooper CS4 Tires

:usa:American made tire from an American company. I have 5k on these replacement tires (2008 VUE XR) and got them installed by a local American dealer. They work great and Motor Trend also gave them...
Forum: 2008 Vue 01-25-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,532
Posted By OGC5
Question Vue XR steering Rack #2 is Bad

:cry: Wife loves her 2008 XR but complained about the steering wheel making noise while turning at low speed. Dealer replaced entire Rack just before Christmas then closed up shop. Problem was worse...
Forum: 2008 Vue 02-06-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By OGC5
Re: 2008 VUE XE "Poor resale value"

:D Seems like almost everything that I purchase goes on sale the day after I buy it.:cry:
However we really like our 2008 Vue XR now that gasoline is at a somewhat affordable price. Since we keep...
Forum: 2008 Vue 08-24-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,326
Posted By OGC5
2275 is a Lot

Ignoring you after this reply. The OP was just bragging on his new Vue a little but you came on as an elitist. Since you have made 2275 posts perhaps you should give your keyboard a little rest,...
Forum: 2008 Vue 08-23-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,326
Posted By OGC5
Dizzy I wouldn't buy either of them ?

:arr: So, why are you on this 2008 VUE discussion Forum? Buy a Yugo!.
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