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Forum: Vue Tech 03-30-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

Ok this is weird, it was 40 degrees this morning and drive like crap to work? Now it's 72 and after getting the engine to temp it's shifting amazingly well... Any ideas now before I go off and sell...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

I can't do it myself, I'm a student and I live on campus and this is my only means of transport. I have talked to all my friends who are mechanics and car guys and none of them want to take on remove...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

Vasy is right, the idiot I bought it from told
Me he "replaced the clutch" which to any mildly car experienced person means a whole clutch kit... Well after having issues with I I contacted him and...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-30-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

It's an 05. The master did not fix it. It drive and shifted beautifully for 3 days after the master was put in so I'm fairly certain it's the slave which means... The car is going on craigslist. I...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-24-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: rack and pinion

right, they are both tight, very tight. i have been told there are bushing inside the eyelets on the rack. The tire shop said they are doing their job since the rack springs back in place after it...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-22-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: rack and pinion

I'm sure it's the rack. It's the 4 cylinder engine so it can be seen from above however just to make sure it wasn't my eyes playing trucks on me, I was in the cab and Friend got underneath it and...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-20-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By awakenthedead
rack and pinion

Ok since my previous post seems to have been lost/ignored, ill re-ask here. I have an 05 vue, 2.2l 5 speed. my rack and pinion moves slightly when both wheels are on the ground and i turn the...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-20-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

well i just ordered the master cylinder kit. it will be here monday and i have an apt with my mech tuesday to have it replaced. hopefully its the master. now back to the rack and pinion issue. haha
Forum: Vue Tech 03-20-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

im not 100% sure the slave was replaced with the clutch, the po was so ghetto he may not have. the facts are still simple though, i can't afford to replace the slave, it just costs too much to have...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

That makes sense and it doesn't, since i pump it and it gets better, that would lend one to believe that there is air in the system the is being pumped out and displaced by fluid, if it were...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-20-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

there is no single man method? the old "take the reservoir cap off and pump the hell out of the clutch doesn't work" haha. someone told me that and i didn't buy it thats why I'm here, but i am...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-20-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: possible clutch hydraulics problem...

how does it "leak" internally? if its leaking then the fluid has to go somewhere and be displaced with air and that would cause the fluid in the reservoir to drop. I literally have no fluid loss from...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-19-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By awakenthedead
possible clutch hydraulics problem...

A lot of you have helped my on my hard shift issue, for those who aren't familiar with it, my car has been hard to shift since i got it. it is a 2.2l 5 speed. i have had the cables replaces, the...
Forum: Vue Tech 03-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,155
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: Steering rack and pinion possible problem.

I finally put new tires on the car and had the alignment shop look at the rack and pinion, they said it does move but because it springs back into place and only moves with both wheels on the ground...
Forum: Vue Tech 02-02-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

Ok gents, Next week after hopefully it warms up a bit, i am going to attempt to do some of the inspecting you guys have recommended instead of having a shop just for my own piece of mind. how can i...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-26-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

when i had the tranny shop replace the cables i had them check the hydraulics and they said that they were fine and the only way they could check them better was to drop the tranny at the tune of...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-26-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

Well so much for my theory of it being temp related. This morning i started the car to go to work and drove to work and to lunch later and back home. It got to temp quickly but the shifting started...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

It's not due to it being a getrag. I've owned 2 e30's with getrag transmissions and they were stellar. Absolutely amazing cars and shifted like butter. I do think it's problems after all the...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-24-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

i didn't figure, but it something today is very different then yesterday and even different from when i took it to the tire shop... i don't know.
Forum: Vue Tech 01-24-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

Fun question... Is there anyway under the sun moon and stars that my tires being worn out, wrong type and wrong size could cause this issue? I had new tires put on the front today and they told me...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-24-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

I actually have not done the fluid yet but i also can not find a drain plug and a fill plug.(i have been told that the tranny fluid is "lifetime" fluid" and can not be changed in the manuals without...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-24-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

I downshift as i decelerate but i leave it in first and stand on the clutch when i am stopped because if i don't then its very difficult to get it back into first some of the time, others its just...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-23-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: shifting issue, where to start?

Ok, new cables and new shifter mechanism both professionally installed, clutch and hydraulic components also inspected. NO CHANGE in how hard it is to shift my car. So I ask again, can the mechanism...
Forum: Vue Tech 01-11-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,013
Posted By awakenthedead
Re: Intermediate shaft pinch bolts...

So if i use loctite then I don't need to replace them? Im just clarifying.
Forum: Vue Tech 01-10-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,013
Posted By awakenthedead
Intermediate shaft pinch bolts...

I have an 05 vue, I am needing to know the parts numbers or suitable replacement bolt specs for the upper and lower pinch bolts for the intermidiate steering column as well as proper torque specs....
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