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Cooling fan runs constantly
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant fan relay. The coolant fan relay helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this relay is not working properly,...
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How do I change my alternator
In order to change the alternator on a vehicle with a transverse mounted engine, you may first want to remove the passenger front wheel and the splash guard in order to gain access to the belt and belt tensioner. On...
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I believe my back shocks need replaced how much for both
If your vehicle feels bouncy and bumpy, is is very possible that your rear shocks need replacement. I would recommend having a qualified mechanic take a look at your vehicle to verify this diagnosis before just having them replaced. This...
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Car sputtering in park 2009 saturn vue
Hello There, Your oil level should not have any impact on the car's ability to idle correctly. The dimming of the interior lights may suggest a charging system problem such as a failing alternator or voltage regulator. As you may...
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No heat in cabin
The first thing to check is for both heater hoses going into the heater core to be hot. If one is hot and the other cold or just warm where the other one is hot then you have a blocked...
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Automatic lights no longer come on after replacing headlight
Hello, thank you for writing in. To start, make sure you check for a burnt fuse in the fuse box. This would disable the system if the burned out light caused an electrical surge of some kind. Do the headlights...
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Car won't turnover.
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your shift lock solenoid. When you press down on the brake pedal, the shift lock solenoid releases and allows you to move your shifter. If this shift lock solenoid is...
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My 98'Saturn won't shift out of 2nd gear. Could it be a shift solenoid for 3rd & 4th?
Hi there. Are there any lights on; check engine, transmission, etc.? A code retrieval may be helpful if there are any codes stored. Codes/data could lead a qualified technician in the right direction of diagnosis as this could be a...
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Code reader indicates bcm not communicating
Hello. The message you are receiving is displayed when the scan tool is unable to communicate with the vehicle's body control module. Depending on the model of scan tool this could mean that it is unable to communicate with the...
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Feels like it wants to stall
Hi Heather, What you are describing is a common symptom of a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air intake as it...
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P0011, P0128
Hello. The trouble codes listed are for two distinctly different issues. P0011 is the trouble code for an issue with the vehicle's camshaft position for bank a, being over advanced. This is often caused by a faulty camshaft position sensor...
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Won't drive over 20mph. Reduced engine speed
Hi There, This may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When this is clogged, this causes these gases...
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My turning signals work but they cut back off
Hello there, without more information I am unable to offer anything other than general advice for your 2003 Saturn L200. When you say cuts on and off I am going to assume this means the turns signals shut of by...
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car won't start with new battery
Be sure the vehicle alarm is "off" so that no immobilizer system comes into play. "New" batteries are not necessarily sold fully charged, so the first thing to check is the state of charge of the battery or just simply...
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Car wont start. It cranks but does not fire (I even tried starting fluid)
There are several possible causes for a vehicle to crank and not start. There could be a bad fuel pump, faulty plugs, bad timing belt/chain, faulty ignition, failed camshaft/crankshaft sensor, or any number of other possible causes. It would first...
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Transmission problems
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your transmission may be having some potentially serious issues. If the issues suddenly appeared after difficult shifting and a noise it could be possible that the transmission suffered some sort of...
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Charging system failure.
Hi There, You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to....
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Power intermittently goes on/off, shutting down everything. 2004 Saturn Vue
Hello - this does sound like a loose wire, ground or bad fuse box. As you suggest, something has a very large power path break that is vibration or temperature sensitive. I would recommend an electrical system inspection by a...
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wont turn over
Hi there. Based on what you've described, it's quite possible that you've either damaged the motor internally due to low oil levels, broken oil pump or lack of lubrication; or a major component such as a connecting rod has broken....
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Light and then no power
I can think of a couple of possible causes. The first think I would recommend is having the alternator checked to make sure that the battery is being charged. If the alternator is not charging the battery, the vehicle will...

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