SaturnFans.com
what's new (beta) - classifieds - forums - photos


Go Back   SaturnFans.com Forums > Models > Saturn Vue > Vue Tech
Register FAQ Members List Groups Calendar Chat Room Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-03-2010, 10:53 PM   #1
Joelsaturnvue
New Member
Joelsaturnvue is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 4
Happy Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool kit

Hello folks,

I figured and a way to successfully change the timing belt, water pump, and several pulleys on the Saturn Vue 2002 AWD all without the expensive timing belt tool kit. I recorded all the details and make a DVD.

Hope this helps.

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Joelsaturnvue's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Joelsaturnvue reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Joelsaturnvue is offline   Reply With Quote
SaturnFans.com Sponsored Links
Old 11-04-2010, 04:48 AM   #2
flappytango
Member
flappytango is on a distinguished road
 
flappytango's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Sweden
Posts: 105
 

2003
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

Quote:
Originally Posted by Joelsaturnvue View Post
Hello folks,

I figured and a way to successfully change the timing belt, water pump, and several pulleys on the Saturn Vue 2002 AWD all without the expensive timing belt tool kit. I recorded all the details and make a DVD.

Hope this helps.
Too bad you didnt do this a month ago, just did mine. I am sure it would be helpful are you going to make this freely avaiable?

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to flappytango's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help flappytango reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
flappytango is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2010, 04:37 PM   #3
Joelsaturnvue
New Member
Joelsaturnvue is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 4
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

I'm leaning on publishing it on Youtube one day when I have the time.

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Joelsaturnvue's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Joelsaturnvue reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Joelsaturnvue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2010, 12:01 PM   #4
JBVUE
New Member
JBVUE is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Virginia
Posts: 5

2002 VUE 3.0L
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

I'd really like to see this!
Jim

...
Jim
2002 Vue 3.0 AWD

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to JBVUE's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help JBVUE reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
JBVUE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2010, 09:34 PM   #5
VTchemist
Senior Member
VTchemist is a jewel in the roughVTchemist is a jewel in the roughVTchemist is a jewel in the roughVTchemist is a jewel in the rough
 
VTchemist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Blacksburg, VA
Posts: 1,138
 

2003 VUE 3.0L
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

Let us know when you post it.

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to VTchemist's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help VTchemist reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
VTchemist is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2010, 01:03 PM   #6
conefree
Junior Member
conefree will become famous soon enoughconefree will become famous soon enough
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 40
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

Please post the information; anything you have would be of a great help. Mine is overdue and I am gearing up to do it soon. Thanks!

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to conefree's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help conefree reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
conefree is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2011, 01:55 PM   #7
chevwizard
New Member
chevwizard is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Grand Junction , Colorado
Posts: 7

2002 L-Series 3.0L Sedan
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

I really need the vidoe. Im stuck and my Garage is tied up, I have done more then 20 timing belts, but Im stuck on this one??? Car ran fine, but water pump was leaking. Pulled timign cover, but belt is destroyed from coolant, can't be reused. I have not pulled the old belt, but I can not get marks to line up, there are two marks on the cam gears? The car was not running like it had skipped a tooth??? Can you help me.

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to chevwizard's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help chevwizard reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
chevwizard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2011, 04:12 PM   #8
Chazberry
Master Member
Chazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to behold
 
Chazberry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,880

2003 VUE 3.0L
2007 VUE 3.5L
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

Quote:
Originally Posted by chevwizard View Post
I have not pulled the old belt, but I can not get marks to line up, there are two marks on the cam gears?
This thread shows the marks you don't use . . .
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=160039
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 1&2 Alt.JPG (146.8 KB, 203 views)

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Chazberry's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Chazberry reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Chazberry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2012, 06:36 PM   #9
jao31
New Member
jao31 is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

Hi, Iwould really like to see your video.
Thanks
jao

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to jao31's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help jao31 reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
jao31 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2012, 06:55 PM   #10
Chazberry
Master Member
Chazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to behold
 
Chazberry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,880

2003 VUE 3.0L
2007 VUE 3.5L
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

Quote:
Originally Posted by jao31 View Post
Hi, I would really like to see your video.
Good thing we weren't holding our breath!
You don't really need a video. Keep searching here - Saturnfans has everything you need to know.
This is just a preview of what you would be diving into . . .
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOGbOtR3wpw

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Chazberry's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Chazberry reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Chazberry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2012, 10:05 PM   #11
mrwag
Member
mrwag is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Rockford, IL
Posts: 194
 
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

So whats the average going rate to have a mechanic do this job?

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to mrwag's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help mrwag reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
mrwag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2013, 11:28 AM   #12
Pitufo02
New Member
Pitufo02 is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: ESCONDIDO, CA
Posts: 7

2002 VUE 3.0L
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

I call the dealer and quote was $1300 for replacing the timing belt and water pump.
I decided to do it my self and bought the parts from amazon including the tool kit. got it done in 1/2 a day taking my time.
I could not do it without this forums . thanks guys!!!

My car has 165,000 before we replaced the timing belt and water pump.
the old belt had wear but not bad, nothing falling a part but it was showing signs of small cracks.

I am selling the OTC tool for $85 including shipping in the US only.
if anyone is interested let me know.
cromero102@yahoo.com

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Pitufo02's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Pitufo02 reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Pitufo02 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2013, 12:02 PM   #13
Chazberry
Master Member
Chazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to beholdChazberry is a splendid one to behold
 
Chazberry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,880

2003 VUE 3.0L
2007 VUE 3.5L
Default Re: Changing Timing Belt on a Saturn Vue 2002 AWD and without the timing belt tool ki

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pitufo02 View Post
I am selling the OTC tool for $85 including shipping in the US only.
A little more costly than these "Chazlocs"

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/att...2&d=1282931214
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=173406

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

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



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2002 LW 300 Correct timing belt tension Firestarter L-Series Tech 19 06-19-2011 02:49 AM
Timing Belt Change with out tool jessesmith121 L-Series Tech 19 10-23-2010 08:54 PM
Timing Belt Replacement - Special Tool Necessary? DeliriousGA Vue General 1 09-27-2010 08:07 PM
Need procedure for changing timing belt/idler; adjusting valves wandern Astra Tech 19 07-25-2010 07:01 PM
Timing belt tool kit rental J 42069 kent moore LoganDiagnostic Vue General 10 08-05-2007 09:28 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:31 AM.

Advanced Forum Search | Advanced Photo Search


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SaturnFans.com. The Saturn Enthusiasts Site.