Every 25,000 miles, the fuel system and exhaust should be inspected for damage or leaks, and automatic transaxle fluid should be replaced at 100,000 miles, along with spark plugs and timing belt between 50,000 to 100,000 miles. Out of bumper-to-bumper at 36K miles. I purchased new connectors and cables from the dealership and replaced them. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. .
General Motors safety recall number 12106. The safety recall began on August 18, 2010. Called my auto shop and was able to drive it to the shop for diagnosis. I found it on e-Bay from lots of sellers at the same basic price. These struts may prematurely wear and the open liftgate may suddenly fall. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. In the event of a crash, the seat and seat belt assembly may not restrain the occupant as intended and could result in injury to the occupant.
As you can see there is plenty of room for the ball joint to slip in to the socket. Unfortunately, General Motors went through a financial crisis and as a result, the Saturn line of cars were was stopped. Jun 29, 2009 Disconnect your battery. The company will make free shifter cable repairs on affected 2007 and 2008 Auras, and it will cover the repairs for 10 years or 120,000 miles from the date the original owner picked up the car. The auto company said customers will begin to receive recall letters later this month but can contact their dealer to make an appointment to have the heated washer system removed. This may cause other electrical features to malfunction, create an odor, or cause smoke increasing the risk of a fire.
Pry the shift cable pass-through grommet away from the opening and remove the shift cable. Pull the shifter neutral lock clip to the original position. The recall began on December 8, 2008. Dealers will add reinforcement to the shift cable end fitting to prevent the end fitting from fracturing. How do you rate this product? Hold the shifter in place, and pull up on the adjuster snapping them together. Then move the ball joint of the shifter to the ball socket in the adjuster. Dealers will inspect the inboard seat studs and, if necessary, remove the stud and install a bolt.
They both started about the same time when the temps dropped to single digits. Along with that the spark plugs needed to be replaced because of the damage done by the misfiring. Was advised to definitely replace the downstream O2 sensor, but was told that the upstream O2 sensor and catalytic converter could repair themselves after running a while. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. The same parts maker supplied cables for all three vehicles, but the Malibu and G6 cables are not exactly like the Aura's, he said.
The recall now covers 1. My mechanic recently added a little more transmission oil, but the system persists. Here are some numbers that are critical to your vehicle's overall health that you shouldn't forget. This could cause the tie rod to separate from the knuckle. If it is a V6 then there might be other issues not related to the transmission. The recall is expected to begin on or about October 10, 2007. The vehicle has always been very difficult to get into gear at times, even after repairs have been done to fix the manual transmission.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. The report covers a tube nut that could have loosened on a group of Saturn Vues from the 2008 and 2009 model years that are equipped with six-cylinder engines. Or is it necessary to replace the whole cable assembly? Regular maintenance for your Saturn Vue will ensure fuel economy and ensure that the engine and other components will last an extended amount of time. If a buildup of snow or ice on the windshield or on the wipers restricts the movement of the wiper arm, the windshield wiper linkage may become detached from the motor shaft and the wipers may become inoperative. I found that the new cable with the black housing had the same sort of stiffness when I pushed and pulled the cable by hand. I kept the old cable set for emergencies. Fuel also may drip onto the ground and, if an ignition source were present, a fire could occur.
The remedy for this recall is still under development. Once this is done, ask your mechanic to do a battery and alternator check. Now that Saturn is gone it has been a pain finding a dealer that has a clue what parts are needed. So the risk to any given driver is often remote, even though there may be a few high-profile incidents traced to the problem. Install the shift cables from the interior of the vehicle to the underhood area. In a vehicle crash, if the rivet is missing, the buckle may separate from the mounting strap, increasing the risk of injury to the passenger. Only 75,000 of the vehicles had been sold, and the rest were still at dealerships.
Dealers will inspect the steering knuckles and, if necessary, replace the steering knuckle s and tie rod s. This means the Change Oil indicator has been reset, and it is now safe to turn off the ignition. A clockspring is a coil under the steering wheel that maintains an electrical connection to the airbag on the driver's side. Then tonight when I went to down-shift from 5th gear to 4th gear, the shifter made a crunch sound and then it bounced into the neutral position. Your options are: 1 Take it to the dealer or a garage.