I then found out that all battery cells were leaking in my car. I refused and they still have possession of the vehicle. If your engine cranks more slowly than usual or takes longer to turn over, consider replacing your car battery. One week later, the contact was driving 45 mph and the voltage imbalance drained the battery causing the vehicle to stall. I then found out that all battery cells were leaking in my car. Now the car is in the shop due to 3 incidents of sudden acceleration in one day.
The stalling has happened several time since then and the check engine light is back on. The vehicle was not repaired. I have owned it one year and the mileage is approximately 17,000. Numerous electrical problem related to the hybrid system within first month of ownership. This has happened 3 times and then the check engine light came on.
The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where she was informed the battery for the hybrid system failed and this was a known problem. Both the battery and battery harnesses were replaced yet the problem still occurs. I then parked my car and had it towed because of the safety concerns. All registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Lost hybrid functions, the all check lights were visible, starting with battery, then engine, lost abs, traction control, and ability to steer car etc. The dealer does not seem to know what to do to correct.
The dealership says they can not duplicate the problem and tried to return the vehicle with no repairs done. The vehicle was repaired, with the exception of the radio. As the battery ages, it loses its ability to hold a full charge. I then parked my car and had it towed because of the safety concerns. . The failure and current mileage was 60,000. The first issue was fixed 3 weeks before the second issue started.
The dealership says they can not duplicate the problem and tried to return the vehicle with no repairs done. She was able to drive the vehicle home. The car still remains completely unreliable. While the engine was running, the ignition restarted automatically. Returned from out of town trip and car started.
I refused and they still have possession of the vehicle. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. The failure recurred on three separate occasions and was taken to the dealer. While proceeding through a traffic light at approximately 5 mph, the vehicle stalled. While driving approximately 35 mph she stated the vehicle lost all of the hybrid functions.
The dealer assured the contact that the vehicle was safe to drive until the parts became available. The consumer stated the dealer was aware of the recall, but she was not notified until the vehicle was towed to the dealership. I have taken the vehicle to the dealer 4 times in 8 months. Duracell is a registered trademark of Duracell U. If its charging capacity drops too low, it may not hold enough power to start your vehicle. First time I was parking and the car lunged forward while foot was on brake, second time at a stop light and third time stopping at train tracks and that was very dangerous.
The vehicle was towed to the dealer but was not repaired. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the hybrid battery would need to be replaced. The hybrid battery probably caused the failure of the 12 volt battery but gm doesn't acknowledge that in the recall. In some Vues, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. The contact owns a 2007 Saturn Vue. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. The dealer advised that the parts needed to make the recall repairs were not yet available.
The contact stated that the after starting the vehicle, the check engine light was illuminated. This is the 3rd time car in shop for hybrid battery defects. Codes were reset and I was told that my gps unit which is plugged into the interior outlet may be a cause. The contact stated that the check engine light illuminated and the hybrid functionality would not engage. The contact proceeded to drive the vehicle for a shirt period of time. Replacing the battery in your Vue involves removing the terminals.
This is a nationwide recall but unable to find any information in print. Store pricing may vary from the price advertised on BatteriesPlus. The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2006 Saturn Vue. We recommend changing the battery in Saturns every 4 years. It is very disturbing that they knew the problem existed with these vehicles and did not perform a engine harness jumper replacement and reprogram before the new vehicle was sold.