View Single Post
Old 02-19-2013, 07:24 PM   #1
boseman13
New Member
boseman13 is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 1
Default 04 Vue is making weird noises that I can't figure out

My Vue V6 AWD is making 3 weird noises. I brought it to a local garage to pinpoint the location and was unsuccessful. I am hoping someone on here can help me out.

1st problem:

When I go to start the vehicle. I turn the key and it cranks like it should. As the starting cycle is almost complete, there is a abnormal rubbing/grinding noise. Sounds like it could be the starter, but I thought starter problems are experienced as you start to turn the key in the ignition?

2nd problem:

When I am braking, there is a noticeable rubbing noise that occurs. I checked and it is not low brake pad level. The is sensitive to braking pressure. So it is frequent and infrequent, depending how hard I push the pedal. Also when I go over a pothole or bump in road this same rubbing noise occurs.

3rd problem:

All the time when I am driving, there seems to be this noice that I describe as sounding like a "cricket". It is coming from the back and is really annoying. I first thought I fixed it when thought the inner lift gate panel was loose and pushed it back in. The mechanic thought it was a bad universal joint. They put grease in it, but it continues to occur.

Has anyone experienced any of these problems? Any help would be much appreciated

thanks

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to boseman13's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help boseman13 reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
boseman13 is offline   Reply With Quote
SaturnFans.com Sponsored Links