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My wind shield wipers wont work but i hear the motor but the wipers wont move
You can try to use a heat gun (REALLY carefully though, unless you intend to scrap your car) to melt any ice on the linkages to ensure that the linkages are not mechanically binding anywhere (due to ice; they can,...
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I replaced the camshaft position sensor and now my car stalls after 10 seconds.
Hi there. The crankshaft position sensor works in junction with the camshaft position sensor. Check the crankshaft position sensor and see if the wiring is loose or disconnected. Check the sensor for any voltage reference coming out of it when...
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Wont stay running, drains new battery
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The vehicle primarily runs off of the alternator when running. Generally the battery is utilized for starting purposes and completing the charging circuit. You will want to have yours tested, as this would cause...
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crankshaft seal
Hi there: Anytime you remove and replace a water pump - click for estimate it's always a good practice to replace gaskets of components accessible that will eventually wear out around the same time, including a crankshaft seal; and vice-versa....
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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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Throttle body needs to be fixed and I want a estimate Also want to know if the $70 is for inspection only?
Billing question is sent to CS for the cost to repair or replace the throttle body and the cost for an inspection.
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Put the $ into it or trade in?
As with any vehicle you will need to have maintenance done that will cost money. If you feel the vehicle is worth more as a trade in rather than fixing it is going to come down to other problems with...
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Knocking
Hi there. It's very difficult for us to give you guidance on resolving the knocking sound on your Saturn without physically inspecting the vehicle. If you're wanting and able to complete repairs, but need assistance diagnosing the problem, one of...
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wont start but turns over
Hello, thank you for writing in. A vehicle that is suffering from a lack of fuel will show low fuel pressure at the intake. Hook up a gauge in line and crank over the engine. If the cranking fuel pressure...
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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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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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Where is the thermostat located on a 2009 Saturn Vue?
The thermostat on your vehicle is located below the throttle body, on the top side of the engine. The hose from the radiator will be connected to its housing, and will likely need to be removed in order to gain...
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Throttle doesn't open when I press down on the accelerator; vehicle starts fine and revs up smoothly; but has loss of power.
The throttle may not respond if any major computer sensor is failing if the computer cannot control the throttle safely. Have the codes scanned to diagnose the problem. If you need a mechanic like one from YourMechanic have one scan...
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I want to replace the cluster panel. Now does the mileage be stored in cluster panel or in computer. I am getting a used panel.
Hi there. Remove the dash panel cover and take out the gauge cluster. Check to see if the odometer is electronic and see if there is a little cover. If there is a cover to the case, then remove the...
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Rebuilt transmission and strut mounts
Hi Patricia: In general, the Saturn tends to wear out components quickly after it reaches the 100,000 mile mark. The transmission is separate from the engine, however, the internal hydraulic lines inside the transmissions on these Saturn's tend to become...
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The carpets in my Saturn Vue are always soaked, and I can't find any leaks
This is a common sign of a leaking heater core. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then uses this warm coolant to heat the...
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Rebuilt transmission and strut mounts
Saturn vehicles are no more prone to transmission failure than other vehicles. 127,000 miles and requiring a rebuild is not unheard of. Changing the transmission fluid every 4 years or 50,000 miles is a good rule of thumb to follow...
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Drive shaft replacement
Hello. Replacing a driveshaft usually require replacement of the driveshaft itself and any bearings or couplings that go with it. Most driveshafts will have at least one center support bearing or flex coupler joint that should also be replaced at...
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Need honest perspective-to keep or junk, is the question. Only transportation source & limited funds.
Hi there: Based on simply what you've written, it's very difficult and would be very irresponsible for any mechanic to advise you as to whether you should keep driving, repair or "sell" your Saturn. The milky substance in the oil...
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Engine oil
As you may know, there are a multitude of engine oils on the market all claiming to be the "best" and prolonging the life of your car's engine. One of the main questions you will be asked when changing your...

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