2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L P0325 Knock Sensor

2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L P0325 Knock Sensor

Saturn Vue On the 2004 Saturn Vue with the 3.5L engine, the P0325 is pointing to a problem with the Knock Sensor for Bank 1. The Knock Sensor plays a role in the optimal timing of the engine. If the spark plug ignites the compressed air/fuel mixture too late, not all of the air/fuel mixture has time to burn while the fuel is highly compressed. Late ignition causes a decrease in fuel efficiency, decreased power, and increased exhaust emissions. If the spark plug fires too soon, too much of the air/fuel mixture…

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2005 Saturn Ion 2.2L P0341 Camshaft Sensor

2005 Saturn Ion 2.2L P0341 Camshaft Sensor

Saturn Ion On the 2005 Saturn Ion 2.2L engine, the P0341 is a very straight forward code pointing to a problem with the Camshaft Position Sensor. This ignition system does not use a conventional camshaft position (CMP) sensor that detects valve train position. The Ignition Control Module (ICM) detects when #1 or #3 cylinder has fired on the compression stroke using sensing circuitry integrated within each coil. The sensing circuit detects the polarity and the strength of the secondary voltage output. The higher output is always at the event cylinder. The ICM sends…

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Chip Install: 1994 Saturn SL1 1.9L

Chip Install: 1994 Saturn SL1 1.9L

Saturn SL1 On the 1994 Saturn SL1 1.9L, the IAT Sensor is a stand-alone, 2-wire senor. The IAT Sensor is mounted to the air duct near the filter housing. At the IAT Sensor, the wire colors are:   Tan = IAT Signal ( + ) Black = Signal Return ( – ) Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get your answers on this problem now!

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2007 Saturn Vue Wiper Transmission

2007 Saturn Vue Wiper Transmission

Saturn Vue On the 2007 Saturn Vue, when only one side of the wipers are working, there can be a couple of different problems. First- check the wiper arm mounting nut at the base of the wiper arm. Make sure it is tight and that there are no signs of stripping. If stripped, you’ll see little metal flakes and/or rounding of the “teeth” on the mounting stud. If the nut is tight and there are no signs of stripping, then the problem will lie in the wiper transmission. There are…

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1999 Saturn SL2 Strut Replacement

1999 Saturn SL2 Strut Replacement

Saturn SL2 On the 1999 Saturn SL2, this vehicle has “struts” all the way around. There are no “shocks” on this vehicle. The average life of a strut is roughly 50,000 miles. As for the “springs”, 99.9% of the time, the springs are very much reusable. Unless they are broken, there is really no need to replace them. They were designed to last the life of the vehicle. When replacing struts it’s always recommended to replace the “strut mount” at the same time. The front struts sell for around $71/each….

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2008 Saturn Vue Towing Info

2008 Saturn Vue Towing Info

Saturn Vue On the 2008 Saturn Vue, this vehicle can be dingy-towed (all 4 wheels on the ground) as long as the speed does not exceed 65mph (105km/h). There is also a procedure below that will need to be followed:   Dinghy Towing Procedure 1. Position the vehicle to tow and then secure it. 2. Shift the transmission to Park (P) and turn the ignition to OFF. 3. Set the parking brake. 4. Turn the ignition to ACCESSORY. 5. Shift your transmission to NEUTRAL (N). 6. To prevent your battery…

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