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A check engine light can indicate a broad spectrum of problems with your 2008 Saturn Vue. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. The video above shows how to locate the on board diagnostics (OBD) plug on your 2008 Vue, how to read the trouble codes and how to reset or clear the check engine light using a scanner on your Vue.
Intermittent Check Engine Light: If the check engine light on your 2008 Vue is intermittent, try to take note of the conditions when this happens. For example, does it happen when you accelerating, driving on the highway or does it appear at low speeds? This will help your mechanic evaluate the issue. Steady Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is on every time you operate your Vue, you need to have it checked as soon as possible, especially if you notice performance problems or unusual noises. Flashing Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is flashing, stop driving your Vue and have it towed to your nearest mechanic - you probably have a very serious problem with your car and you risk ruining your engine by driving it. If you are unsure about what your diagnostic trouble codes mean; have your Vue diagnosed by a professional automotive technician.
Leaking coolant is usually a sign that your water pump needs to be replaced. This video shows you how to quickly plug it2008 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
Learn where your air filter is located and how to determine if it needs to be changed.2008 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb2008 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
Avoid tickets and accidents with both working headlights! New bulbs are much brighter too2008 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
Unlike a waist belt, these usually become looser as they age! Learn how to check it here2008 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
The best way to fix leaking hoses is to replace them, but if you don't have time, a stop leak product might work for you2008 Saturn Vue XE 2.4L 4 Cyl.