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Forum: Vue Tech 12-16-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
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Re: Prep to adjust valve lash on an '05 3.5L V6

The bank 2 (front) camshaft sprocket is numbered for correct alignment for each cylinder valve adjustment. Blank 1 rear includes cylinders: 1, 2, 3. bank 2 includes cylinders: 4, 5, 6.
Forum: Ion Red Line 11-28-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,319
Posted By bern
Re: How to troubleshoot p0442 small leak detected

The filler pipe was often the last repair (back in the Saturn dealer). The filler pipe has a plastic smooth donut seat attach to the top end of the filler pipe. The donut seat will lose the air tight...
Forum: Vue Tech 11-28-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By bern
Re: Was told I have cracks in my Front Differential ? Should I be worried? 04 v6 3.5l

Oil at the bottom of the transmission is usually migrated there from the axle seals.
Forum: Ion Tech 11-28-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By bern
Re: 2004 Saturn Ion 2

you will likely need a new pedal also.
Forum: Ion Tech 07-27-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By bern
Re: Occasional P0172 (too rich) ... suggestions?

The canister purge solenoid valve (by valve cover) maybe leaking, disconnect the solenoid valve wire connector and hose that goes to the back of the vehicle, with the engine running no vacuum should...
Forum: Vue Green Line 07-27-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By bern
Re: Door lock/unlock actuators losing power

This is the symptoms of failing door latches replace the failing latches. Sometimes several or all fail about the same time.
Forum: Astra Tech 07-27-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By bern
Re: gm dealer can't program a new key, what now?

GM and many dealer still support Saturn. even astra. If an astra came to me / dealer I would program the key.
All GM Dealers have MDIs, access to tech2win, service information and can and program...
Forum: Ion Tech 04-20-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By bern
Re: 2007 Ion 3 code P0172

The fuel pressure maybe too high. Testing procedure is Ignition ON, engine OFF, command the fuel pump relay ON with a scan tool. Verify the fuel pressure is between 345414 kPa (5060 psi). The fuel...
Forum: Ion Tech 03-21-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By bern
Re: 2004 Saturn Ion 2.2 constant p0442 code

possible filler pipe. On the top of the filler pipe (metal) is a (plastic) cover / ring that is snapped on to the pipe end. This ring provide a smooth seat for the gas cap. The outer ring has slots...
Forum: Vue General 03-21-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By bern
Re: A few questions from someone new to Saturns...

07 Vue with a 3.5L Honda engine and Honda 5 speed automatic trans will have the VIN 8th digit is number 4. The trans dipstick is down low on the side of the trans facing the front of the vehicle,...
Forum: Ion Tech 02-05-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By bern
Re: About ready for electrical tape over MIL!!!

Throwing parts at the car until you get to the right one is always going to take more parts to fix it. Diagnosing the problem first is cheaper. If you do put tape over the check engine light. Then...
Forum: Vue Green Line 12-13-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,210
Posted By bern
Re: oil pan leak

You may just have an oil pan seal leaking oil. The 2.4L also may have the lower case seal to block (upper case) seal leaking oil. If the lower case seal is leaking it will be about 4" higher than the...
Forum: Vue Tech 12-13-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By bern
Re: 2008 saturn vue - rear wiper/washer in-op

The wiper motor also includes the wiper module. The wiper module controls the washer pump.
Forum: Vue Tech 12-13-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By bern
Re: 2008 saturn vue - rear wiper/washer in-op

Perform all of the voltage test at the wiper motor connector. Be sure to close the lift gate latch while testing. If the switch in the center console is bad you won't have 4.9 volts at the Gray wire...
Forum: Vue Tech 12-12-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By bern
Re: 2008 saturn vue - rear wiper/washer in-op

Dark green 6 volt meter test shows ground to operate washer. suppling power will operate rear washer.
Gray 1 switch to wiper = 4.9 volts. switch to wash = 12.0 volts.
Red / white 5 = 12.7 volts. ...
Forum: Ion Tech 09-19-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,642
Posted By bern
Forum: Ion Tech 09-19-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By bern
Re: 2006 Ion 3 missing/inconsistency idle at stops

It's best if you have a scan tool to look at misfire data, long term and short term fuel trim. If there is low compression on one cylinder possibly from a valve starting to burn, is usually felt when...
Forum: Vue Tech 06-08-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By bern
Re: 2009 Saturn Vue XE Crankshaft Position Sensor

The 3.6 L engines usually need timing chains. P0008 and P0011 are the first to set.
Forum: Ion Tech 05-26-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By bern
Re: Ignition issue

Remove the small plug / cover in the bottom of thee steering column, inside the hole push the solenoid to the left and rotate the key back to lock.
Note: a bad switch in the floor shifter is the...
Forum: Vue Tech 05-25-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By bern
Re: 2004 vue 2.2 p0480

The DTC P0480 is for the ECM detects an open on the low speed cooling fan relay control circuit. I suspect the ECM is switching on the high speed fan because the low speed control circuit has an...
Forum: Vue Tech 05-25-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,852
Posted By bern
Re: 2003 Vue Door Lock Problem

This is a commend problem. The door latches when starting to fail may lock or unlock the first time (cold) the fob button or door panel button is pressed. But operating the door locks (latches) a few...
Forum: Ion Tech 05-13-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By bern
Re: Saturn Ion 2.2L transmission swap!

This small of a gear change will not likely make a difference. Change tire size or replacing the engine with a 2.4L (If smog testing is not required) will be more noticeable change.
Forum: Vue Tech 05-13-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By bern
Re: Leaky oil cooler line on new radiator

If the part that is leaking was already assembled to the new radiator then take it back.
Forum: Vue Tech 05-02-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By bern
Forum: Vue Tech 04-11-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By bern
Re: Calibration after transmission swap? 2008 Vue

If a NEW TCM has been installed into the vehicle, the NEW module needs to be reprogrammed. Refer to Service Programming System (SPS).

Important: The Reset Transmission Adapts procedure must be...
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