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Forum: Vue General 06-14-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By burnt orange
Re: 03 vue..v6..150k miles...

Collapsed front left brake line...
-2 new hoses..73$
-Front brake pads...50$
-Lubed guide pins..
-Bleed system
-install parts...80$

Total...211$

You guys were spot on with your...
Forum: Vue General 06-06-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By burnt orange
Forum: Vue General 06-06-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By burnt orange
03 vue..v6..150k miles...

I know this is a well discussed issue..Just would like clarification..

Front left calipers dragging on rotor. Could be a collapsed brake line/hose?

Can't look at it until tomorrow. If I have to...
Forum: Vue General 06-06-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By burnt orange
Re: Should my next step be replacing the BCM?

The ignition key beeper went south on mine. Wouldn't stop...would run the

battery down if left alone..Had the bcm replcd by a real small town ripoff

artist. I won't say the final bill, too...
Forum: Vue General 05-14-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By burnt orange
Re: Should my next step be replacing the BCM?

03 vue..had the key in ignition beeper wouldn't stop...had to disconnect the battery or it
would run down overnight. Place I bought the car said a new bcm was around 250$ and a few bucks to install.
Forum: Vue General 05-14-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By burnt orange
Re: Cabin air filter

I quit buying those..take and cut pieces out of my furnace filters and lay them in

place...must work ok, cabin air is fine and after awhile I replc them..they always

show dust collected..
Forum: Vue General 05-08-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By burnt orange
Re: 03 Vue..3.0 .. 150k miles..cutting out on startup.

Got lucky...Vacuum hose on starboard side had come off the post..:D
Forum: Vue General 05-01-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By burnt orange
Re: 03 Vue..3.0 .. 150k miles..cutting out on startup.

He is a volkswagon mech working weekends for people. He replcd the valve

cover gaskets a little while back. Has done some brake work on the Vue. He

did a diagnostics each time he has it and...
Forum: Vue General 04-30-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By burnt orange
03 Vue..3.0 .. 150k miles..cutting out on startup.

For some reason..Never done that before. Mechanic says probably a leaky

vacuum hose. Does that sound familiar to anyone? Is there an area I

could put some soapy water on to look for leaks? thx...
Forum: Vue General 04-05-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,809
Posted By burnt orange
Re: who has the highest mileage on your VUE?

03..3 litre..150k..just had valve cover gaskets put on..belt tensioner replaced..serpentine

belt. Replc timing belt at 90k. Window raising mech replc on drivers side. New outside

mirror. Shocks...
Forum: Vue General 04-03-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By burnt orange
Re: 03 Saturn Vue...3.0 litre...Has a P2008 code..

My mechanic just installed new valve cover gaskets and discovered

the error code after everything was back together. He drove the car

with me sitting beside and holding his diagnostics...
Forum: Vue General 03-28-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By burnt orange
03 Saturn Vue...3.0 litre...Has a P2008 code..

And I'm not sure what I need to do as far as checking and replacing

faulty parts..Anyone addressed this before? tia..bo
Forum: Vue General 03-09-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By burnt orange
Re: 03 Vue..3.0 .. 150k miles..Noise, smoke around..

I'll ask him that...I've had it off...replc gaskets at around 90k..Replc belt around

that same time..Kinda wondered if that is a contributor, bolts loosened

up...Looked at that area a little...
Forum: Vue General 03-09-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By burnt orange
03 Vue..3.0 .. 150k miles..Noise, smoke around..

The serpentine belt. Have a small oil leak onto the exhaust manifold. Was

Wondering if that could have gotten on the belt which is slipping. Have an

appointment with a mechanic this week. He is...
Forum: Vue General 02-22-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By burnt orange
Re: Mechanic recommendation for '03 Vue in Orange County CA

You need some references from friends or some such source...Here in kansaas the vue dealership went over to a gm/buick dealer..But their a ways away. I just take it into a shop thats been around...
Forum: Vue General 02-22-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,972
Posted By burnt orange
Re: How to stand on the roof?

Don't stand on the car..get an extension ladder to lay against the gutter...Then grab the top of the ladder to step on and off the roof...
Forum: Vue General 02-22-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By burnt orange
Re: Heated oxygen sensor..oil leaking out...

Thanks for the reply..are you referring to valve cover gaskets..I replace those about 20k mile ago...And all the gasket up through the intake..I cleaned the area around the sensor and drove the car...
Forum: Vue General 01-22-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By burnt orange
Heated oxygen sensor..oil leaking out...

2003 Vue..3.0 liter...150k miles...

It's not too bad..noticed a little smoke coming off the manifold below where this is located..Looks like a sparkplug...Is this something that I need to take...
Forum: Vue General 06-30-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By burnt orange
Re: 2003 Vue Bearing Replacements... PLURAL!!!

I had mechanics replc the 2 front bearings...didn't want to mess with that aluminum knuckle...Did the left rear hub assy myself..hardest part of that was getting the brake drum off the hub...
No...
Forum: Vue General 06-26-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 63,597
Posted By burnt orange
Re: How many miles?

03 vue........3.0 litre......143K
Forum: Vue General 05-23-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By burnt orange
Re: Tranny surging at low speed..Vue..03

Great info..thx...
Yeah, number one happened to me ( 8 - 10 years ago?)...lost some gears after going to the floor on the gas petal to pass a truck..Got home in 2nd I think...tcm.. 700$...
I hope...
Forum: Vue General 05-22-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By burnt orange
Tranny surging at low speed..Vue..03

03'..3.0 liter...

Decelerating at lower speeds ..30/40 miles per hour..and then holding steady I have been getting this surging...The transmission is having problems deciding which gear to run...
Forum: Vue General 04-10-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By burnt orange
Re: Door arm popping

Wipe the grease off..pull one of the door panels off, not that hard.
Look inside and see whats causing the noise..Do you drive a lot of dirt roads? Sometimes dust can accumulate inside the door and...
Forum: Vue General 04-09-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By burnt orange
Weather stripping..Front window.

Or molding, or trim...Its the piece common to the window and the roof..Fits in the groove at the top of the front window..

What holds it on? It slips into the groove ok..and fits flush, but it...
Forum: Vue General 03-06-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By burnt orange
2003 AWD Saturn Vue....3.0 litre

Howdy all!!

The ole lady sometimes has a problem taking on gas..Rocking the car
helps...sometimes..I've read horror storys about having to remove the
tank to get at possible causes...

It...
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