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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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I like to sound dampen my 2004 Saturn Vue, is this the kind of work a mechanic on YourMechanic.Com can do?
Hi there. Although we do not complete aftermarket part upgrades as you're describing, we can come to your location and try to pinpoint the source of the rattling noise and fix that issue. Please click this link to learn more...
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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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Engine revving very high and very hard to brake
The pop you heard was probably a backfire through the intake. When that happened, it likely blew a vacuum hose off of the intake. Now the engine has a large air leak that is causing it to idle high and...
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Steering wheel jerking
Hi Karen, What you are describing sounds like a problem with the rack and pinion gears. The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to...
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My 2002 Saturn Vue's rpms started revving into 4-5k when up shifting. Later that day the clutch went out. Now the starter is out.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The decision to invest in an older car is difficult, even more so when you do not have the car in front of you. A failed clutch can interfere with the flywheel causing the...
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My 2005 Saturn vue is starting to have high rpm's while driving
Hi there, A number of things may cause this to happen, but it sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission...
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Hello Joshua , I could put my car to reverse but I can't put it on drive what can I do
Hi there. It's possible that your shift solenoid is broken or that you have a linkage or internal transmission component failure. It is also possible that you have some sort transmission fluid restriction issue, which can also cause the vehicle...
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Wheel Bearings
Hi There, A wheel bearing will generally produce a distinctive howling sound that will increase with intensity when pressure is put on that particular wheel. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface...
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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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