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How much to replace both motor mounts and transmission mounts
I'm not 100% certain that the noise would just be your transmission mounts and engine mounts. It sounds like you may have a linkage problem or a further problem with your transmission fluid. If you look at your transmission fluid,...
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Service traction control light
Hi, thanks for writing in. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the...
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My car will start but won't accelerate when I push the gas pedal. What would cause this problem?
I would first check to see if your Check Engine Light is illuminated. If so, there are likely trouble codes that have been stored in your vehicle's PCM that may indicate what the problem is. In order to pull these...
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What to do if the CV joint is not able to be removed from transaxle?
Hello. If the axle will not come out of the transmission, then there may be an internal transmission issue. If the axle or output bearing has gotten hot enough then they may seize together. The most important thing is that...
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I'm getting 38 psi to the fuel rail but no fuel from the injectors
Hi, thanks for writing in. The fuel pressure should be between 50 to 60 psi or the injectors will not open. You may have a leaking fuel pressure regulator or the fuel pump cannot produce enough pressure and needs to...
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I just jumped my sons car off and now my check engine light is on. What happened?
When you jump started the other vehicle you may have caused a voltage surge or drop in your computer system that set a code causing the check engine light to come on. You will need a mechanic like one from...
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My Speed Sensor is not working-
Sensors are made of plastic and plastic doesn't like to be warmed and cooled. Which is exactly what is happening you your car everyday. Normally, plastics will last a 100,000 miles or so. With a new sensor, it is not...
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When accelerating car makes winding sound. What could it be?
This may be related to a variety of things that are driven by the serpentine belt that may correlate to the acceleration, however the most common noises resembling a whining sound are a failing alternator or a power steering pump...
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Front passenger tire caved in.
Hello. If the front wheel caved in then it may be possible that the wheel bearing that was freshly installed may have come undone or let go. This can happen if the wheel bearing was not installed correctly. The same...
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Knocking noise turning left 2009 Saturn Vue
Hello - the "knocking sound when turning left" is most likely a failing outer CV joint on the left, or driver side, of the vehicle. Turning, while accelerating, is hard on these joints. The CV joint/axle assembly will need to...
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Replaced water pump (no noise before just leaky) now there's loud humming noise and I don't have heat. Haven't tried driving yet.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, you replacing the water pump and now you have a new noise and no heat, are an combination of things going on. First, the loud humming noise coming from the water pump/timing...
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Won't start just cranks
Without a good description of the noise, this may be difficult to diagnose through Q&A. If the engine is turning over faster than usual, there may be a problem that caused the engine to lose compression. If the engine cranks...
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Noises from the ac 2004 Saturn Vue
Hi there - if the compressor is making rattling or clanking noises this indicates an upcoming failure of the compressor. Yes, it will eventually seize or otherwise fail, possibly breaking the belt when it does. When the compressor fails, bits...
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I have 2007 Saturn Vue when going over bump. It sways a lot like the SUV is making a 'S'
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Check the suspension system on the rear of the vehicle. Make sure that all of the bolts are tight and the bushings are good and not missing or broken. Check the shocks to...
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My car goes through tires.
This is a common concern on vehicle with worn or broken trailing arm bushings or trailing arms of the rear suspension but is not limited to these components. The area must be looked over by a professional and the vehicle...
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Brakes changed, but now having to pump them to stop - 2006 Saturn Vue
Hello - you would certainly have air in the brake system after having the brake caliper piston pop out as you describe, which would require bleeding the brakes to repair, and it's quite likely the caliper piston seal was damaged...
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My 2003 Saturn Vue is having clutch issues
Hello - most likely your clutch hydraulic system has worn out. If fluid leaks on the ground under front driver side of the car (clear fluid, but oil film on the fingers), the clutch slave cylinder has worn out, or...
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When my AC is on and while stopping it rattles and shakes
Hi there. In many cases a faulty air conditioning compressor will cause excessive drain to be put on the engine and cause the symptoms you're describing. The best way to diagnose this is to complete a pressure check of...
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Did they fix the problem for the $70.00 diagnostic fee?
The diagnostic fee is needed to test the failed system or component. There are times that in the process of diagnosis the problem is found and able to be repaired at the same time without additional charge. The diagnosis fee...
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car stopped today . got a battery jump started right up but suddenly stopped again had it towed home
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2008 Saturn Vue to have problems starting. You did great in replacing the battery off the bat, the battery is the most common cause in most cases. If the battery did not...

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