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Forum: Vue General 07-24-2004, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By ionowner
There's a TSB to correct the plastic bezel...

There's a TSB to correct the plastic bezel covering the speedometer and tach from "chattering". Had mine corrected.
Forum: Vue General 07-10-2004, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By ionowner
The dealership I go to bought 2 focuses for...

The dealership I go to bought 2 focuses for rental cars. I don't quite understand that. Even if it costs less, why put your customers in the competition's cars? It was a fully loaded Focus so it...
Forum: Ion General 07-10-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,471
Posted By ionowner
I was at the dealership recently and got a good...

I was at the dealership recently and got a good look at a blue Ion redline. The 205 horsepower would work real well in that car and the overall styling looks good. One thing I couldn't get past...
Forum: Vue General 07-08-2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,951
Posted By ionowner
I was at the dealership today and popped the hood...

I was at the dealership today and popped the hood open on the new supercharged ION Redline. I was shocked to see the oil filter cap now has a sticker reading "Mobil 1 5W30" . I guess corvettes and...
Forum: Vue General 07-03-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By ionowner
Five error codes were recorded...all...

Five error codes were recorded...all communication errors....at least that was their explanation. I need to make another trip back to the dealership next week since they couldn't trouble shoot it on...
Forum: Vue General 07-02-2004, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By ionowner
Back to the dealership

Why can't I ever buy a car that is right from the get-go? We are taking our 04' V6 back to the dealership yet again for a re-occuring engine light. The engine light goes off at the next key-on...
Forum: Vue General 06-13-2004, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By ionowner
While you certainly can use synthetic right from...

While you certainly can use synthetic right from the get go, I still prefer to use a dino oil regularly for the first 10K. I like to flush the oil often (every 3K) because of the amount of wear...
Forum: Vue General 06-08-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By ionowner
We are only talking 400 miles...in the long run...

We are only talking 400 miles...in the long run it doesn't make that much difference. If I had 25K on my Vue and they entered 2.5K, I would have them correct it. I was just wondering how it...
Forum: Vue General 06-08-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By ionowner
I also noticed the fan running for an extended...

I also noticed the fan running for an extended period of time on my vue after the key was shut off. Freaked me out at first.
Forum: Vue General 06-08-2004, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By ionowner
Mileage Rollback???

This week the dealership replaced the computer module on my 2004 Vue because I had a faulty check engine light that would come on and then go off at the next key on. I changed the oil on my Vue on...
Forum: Vue General 06-08-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,912
Posted By ionowner
Thanks for posting all of these. I've had a...

Thanks for posting all of these. I've had a re-occuring problem in my vue with the lens covering my instrument gauge squeaking. One of the service bulletins concerns that. Do each of these service...
Forum: Vue General 05-30-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By ionowner
Thanks for the info. Bubbleman, ...

Thanks for the info.

Bubbleman,

Which light would be eliminated with the install of the DVD screen, the map lights or the dome light? It seems like the kids would almost have to look...
Forum: Vue General 05-29-2004, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By ionowner
DVD install

I'm thinking about getting a DVD system installed (for my kids) in our 2004 Vue for those long trips. I would like it to be on the ceiling but I'm not sure how far back they could install it and how...
Forum: Vue General 05-25-2004, 09:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,247
Posted By ionowner
"To each his own." I whole-heartedly agree. ...

"To each his own."

I whole-heartedly agree. For me it's not a back and forth topic. You seem to forget though the technological advances in conventional oils. I believe you will ultimately...
Forum: Vue General 05-25-2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,247
Posted By ionowner
Dave, The maximum interval I would take...

Dave,

The maximum interval I would take a conventional oil is 5,000 miles. While under warranty, I would extend the interval using synthetic oil to the longest recommended interval in the...
Forum: Vue General 05-25-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,247
Posted By ionowner
"Now I'm not disputing all the research and...

"Now I'm not disputing all the research and other's experience. I'm sure if you ran identical engines the same, one with dino one with synthetic and then tore them down the synthetic would show less...
Forum: Vue General 05-24-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,247
Posted By ionowner
I'm not going to get into the conventional vs....

I'm not going to get into the conventional vs. synthetic debate, but I will say this.

If you plan on strictly following the oil life monitor on the Vue, DO NOT USE conventional dino oils. I have...
Forum: Vue General 05-23-2004, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By ionowner
To tell you the truth, I wouldn't buy a Vue...

To tell you the truth, I wouldn't buy a Vue Redline. Buy the regular V-6 Vue. The extra 4-6K you pay for a redline just isn't worth it There are many other better $30K SUV's out there than the...
Forum: Vue General 05-22-2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By ionowner
There are some bad myths associated with motor...

There are some bad myths associated with motor oils that need to be squashed. The first is with switching to synthetic early in a car's life. There is no problem with switching to synthetic (as far...
Forum: Vue General 05-20-2004, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By ionowner
"It's much faster and easier than a conventional...

"It's much faster and easier than a conventional filter."

Alot more expensive than a conventional filter too!
Forum: Vue General 05-19-2004, 10:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,002
Posted By ionowner
"If things like this keeping going on, we should...

"If things like this keeping going on, we should tap the Federal Reserve."

That's ridiculous. I don't like the gas prices as much as the next guy but the federal reserve is for emergencies...
Forum: Vue General 05-13-2004, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By ionowner
I realize the rated towing capacity is 3500lbs. ...

I realize the rated towing capacity is 3500lbs. I was wondering what experiences people have had with this engine.
Forum: Vue General 05-13-2004, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By ionowner
Towing with the 3.5L

Has anyone had experience towing with the 3.5L? I'm looking at purchasing a pop-up camper around 2500-3000 lbs. or so and was wondering if anyone had experience towing such a weight, particularly up...
Forum: Ion General 05-08-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,089
Posted By ionowner
Simply exchange it for a new one.

Simply exchange it for a new one.
Forum: Ion General 05-02-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By ionowner
Traded our ION for a VUE

We traded our ION yesterday for a 3.5L, AWD VUE. We took a shelling of sorts on the trade (which was expected). We rolled $3500 of negative equity into the VUE but got $3500 in rebates from Saturn...
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