Question about 2005 Saturn VUE

1 Answer

05 VUE Electric power Steering wiring INFO for Land Speed Car.

Hello I am building a land speed attempt car & purchased a 04/05 Saturn Vue EPS off Ebay to install. What is the most basic wiring hookup? It has All wiring coming out of two plugs attached controller: PLUG ONE: two large guage wires ( 1 Black & 1 Red ).
PLUG TWO 3 very small wires( 2 Purple & 1 red).

I am assuming that the large leads are 12V supply for the steer motor & the smaller leads are eather to speed sensor or ?
QUESTION Can this be fed a dummy signal ? if so what Volt/amp or type. OR can the wires be connected together in some fashion to satisfy the controller to it least have it power up in a limp mode ?
This is a fresh pull from a running vehical so it is likely in good shape. But if only the mains are fed 12V nothing powers up.

I do not need speed sensing control since I will design the steering arms & box around the output of the unit.
The Car I am building is based on a Fusaloge from a Lear Jet 35 using a Volks wagon bus front axle & two over clocked 2002 Supercharged 3.8 Grand prix GTP front wheel drive trains mounted as driving rear axles.
I am 3/4 complete. It looks strange but is very streamlined & light.
My wife & I plan to drive it to The SCTA time trial meets as more of a Joke But given the numbers it should pull 200mph plus (empty of extra seats , sound system etc.).
REALLY COULD USE YOUR HELP as I am an old school racer & new to EPS. ( and anything to do with wiring up to a chip based anything).
Thanks in advance, August Sommerfeld REPLY TO farm@bigvalley.net

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,596 Answers

The two large guage wires are constant power and ground. The small red wire is an ign power, and the 2 purple wires are class 2 data lines. I've recently heard of a company making a dummy module. Something with river in the name.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2003 Saturn vue electric power steering not working and gauges not working


check the fuses in both fuse box,s ,under dash and in engine compartment , if all ok get the OBD codes read this should pinpoint the cause , the electric power steering system , in my opinion ,was a backward step in car technology ,so be preparred for a hefty bill if it need the motor replacing

Apr 21, 2015 | 2003 Saturn VUE

1 Answer

Where is the fuse location for electric steering for 2005 Saturn Vue


The power steering fuse is part of the ignition fuse, it uses power from ignition to engage power relay system on steering column next to the electric powersteering motor. Check the two wire port for ground and power with vehicle running. Mostly all saturns with electric power steering are all under a safety recall, with free replacement.

Feb 27, 2015 | 2005 Saturn VUE

1 Answer

How to change the manual transmission fluid in 04 SaTURN vUE


take it to a 'jiffy lube' place and pay them to do it.Will probably cost $29.

Jun 19, 2009 | 2004 Saturn VUE

1 Answer

Power steering comes and goes


Check the big EPS Fuse under the hood,power supplied from underhood fuse panel.

May 31, 2009 | 2002 Saturn VUE

1 Answer

The ignition locking switch isn't unlocking, how to replace?


i have a 1997 honda accord and i need the radio code for it. my serial number is M96G146085

May 29, 2009 | 2006 Saturn Vue

1 Answer

04 Saturn Vue - Cntl Panel not coming on & power steering quits


you can try changing the drivebelt to make sure the alternator is getting fully charged and make sure the battery terminals are clean

Mar 20, 2009 | 2004 Saturn VUE

1 Answer

2003 vue ECU problems


make sure all grounds are connected. usually it is something easy or stupid.it should work.an obd-II scan may help pinpoint the problem.

Jan 31, 2009 | 2003 Saturn VUE

Not finding what you are looking for?
2005 Saturn VUE Logo

664 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saturn Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60792 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6811 Answers

Are you a Saturn Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...