Question about 2003 Saturn VUE
It is a belt (similar to a serpentine belt which drives the alternator, power steering, water pump, etc.) which drives the camshaft from the crankshaft. The belt has cogs so it can't slip, and must be installed exactly right -- the crankshaft and camshaft must be correctly "timed" to work with each other. On many engines, if they are not correctly timed, or if the belt breaks, the pistons slam into the valves and the engine is essentially destroyed.
It is located under covers at the same end of the engine as the accessory drive belts, and requires a lot of tools, knowledge, and experience to replace correctly.
Posted on Mar 04, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 04, 2011 | 2000 Volvo S80
Aug 22, 2009 | 1998 Hyundai Elantra
Jun 28, 2009 | 2000 Kia Sephia
May 08, 2009 | 2003 Suzuki Aerio
Apr 07, 2009 | 1994 Toyota Camry
Apr 01, 2009 | 2001 Volvo S60
Mar 23, 2009 | 1993 Geo Prizm
Nov 04, 2008 | 1990 Volvo 740
168 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: