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AC blows cold only when driving
Hi There, Based upon what you are describing it sounds like the AC condenser cooling fan is not working properly. As you are driving down the road, there is generally enough cool air blowing through the condenser without the need...
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My car will not turn over. I have a new starter and new battery replace yesterday but still wont start
If the starter and battery are new, and the battery is 100% charged, you probably have a large voltage drop (due to high resistance bad connections or a device fault) somewhere in the starting circuit. The starter circuit (wiring, switches,...
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Stabilitrak System
Hi there. Unfortunately, this sounds like it's an ECU issue, most likely a software glitch that is causing the inconsistent operation of the ABS and Stabilitrak warning lights. It is possible however, that this is caused by a faulty wheel...
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Suggested maintenance before pulling a uhaul trailer 2006 Saturn Vue
Hi there. Besides having a complete j spection do e of the vehicle to identify any wear or leaks there is not much else you need to do. I would definitely make sure that the brakes are great and if...
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Illuminum scraping or ticking when warming up and driving it out of driveway but then stops, whats the problem??
The noise sounds like a lifter tapping on the engine. This is caused by dirty engine oil and or a plugged oil filter. I recommend servicing the engine oil and filter first. If the noise continues, then I recommend seeking...
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Where is the crankshaft position sensor location?
The crankshaft position sensor is located on the driver side of the engine and in the back by the transmission on the engine. If you need further assistance with your crankshaft position sensor, then seek out a professional, such as...
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My headlights won't turn off
A fault in the circuit, such as a stuck closed (fused) switch or relay is causing the circuit to stay powered on even after you have commanded the circuit off through the combination switch. To isolate the faulty component, please...
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Changed the oil yesterday. Started car this morning and it is pouring out white smoke. Gasket? Too much oil? Not losing coolant
The 5W-30 oil should be removed from the engine because that viscosity is not recommended for your car. However, the wrong viscosity oil does not account for the smoke. You can verify whether the oil level is too high, or...
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Wheel bearing replacement
Hi there. It might be a better idea for you to request a quote to have your wheel bearings replaced by one of our mobile mechanics. We always use high quality OEM or certified aftermarket parts for every service we...
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Reading 9 different codes
Hello, and thank you for writing in. With a misfire detected on all cylinders, you need to direct your attention to a component that can cause the entire engine to struggle. Considering you have an EVAP code as well, and...
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My engine is shaking and smelling like gas and my exhaust is real smokey and it's driving slow won't speed up
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. A clogged or failing catalytic converter can cause the vehicle to have poor fuel economy. As you may already know, the catalytic converter converts toxic...
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Car hopping at stops and stalling
Hi there. When you feel the brake pedal pulsate and create a 'jumping' type of feel, it's typically caused by an ABS system sensor failure (if this is noticed in the brake pedal itself). However, if the engine or entire...
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Reduction of power light is on
Hi there. The Power reduction warning light typically illuminates when the ECU detects a fault and triggers a trouble code. In order to determine what caused the light to illuminate, you'll need to have a professional mechanic complete a check...
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Abs module is no good. I have another one from junk yard with the same year and FWD and engine. Will it work?
Hi there. As long as the ABS module is the same design and has the same ports on it then it will work just fine on your vehicle. Be sure to bleed all of the brake lines after replacing the...
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Transmission lost all fluid I refilled it and now you step on gas and car wont go. 2003 Saturn Vue
Hello - if the vehicle was driven any distance with low fluid, major damage could have occurred. If the transmission now has a proper, clean fluid level, and won't move in any gear, there is likely serious damage. I would...
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Car making a funny sound
Hi there. One of the most common sources of 'strange and consistent' noises are the drive, serpentine or AC belts, pulley's and tensioners that are loose or damaged. There are several of these on your Saturn, so it would probably...
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2006 saturn vue will start and shut off within 5 seconds of being on
Hi There, This can happen for a few different reasons such as a faulty or dirty mass air flow sensor, a faulty fuel pump relay or in some cases a bad ignition coil. I would suggest having a professional from...
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Rattling noise at front tire when accelerating shaking steering wheel
Hi there. What you are describing is a classic example of damaged wheel bearings. Wheel bearings allow the wheels to spin freely and at the desired speed. They’re also responsible for keeping the wheels attached to the vehicle. As the...
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Rattling noise from front driver tire after wheel bearing replacement
Hi there. On a front wheel drive vehicle, the only two items that could possible cause this, besides a wheel bearing that was not properly lubricated and installed during the replacement, would be a brake caliper that is dragging on...
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Would it be my starter if I turn the key and all I hear is a click
Hi there. It's possible that your starter is faulty if you turn the ignition key and you only hear a single click. However, in most cases, a faulty starter will send multiple clicks - quite rapidly. It is more likely...

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