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Fuel filter changed of Saturn Vue 2002

Car started stalling, changed fuel filter, but it will run and all of the sudden I'm at stopping point and just turns off. Then I try to restart and won't start.
No maintance signs come on. HELP

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  • xspanman Oct 25, 2008

    I have same issue. Car runs fine, then dies like its out of gas. Cranks but won't start. If I wait a few hours it will start fine but fail at unpredictable intervals. Happens day or night, hot or cold, engine well warmed up or barely warmed.

  • Marvin
    Marvin May 11, 2010

    First run a trouble code test, then if no codes run a fuel pressure test when it stalls, get back to me.



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I had a 1983 Nissan Sentra with the same problem. Nissan and a host of mechanics couldn't find the problem. Finally a new mechanic I went to for maintenance told me it is probably the oil pump. He changed it and hadn't had a problem for years until I got rid of it.

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Never allow Saturn touch a Saturn.
During the oil change, the Saturn dealer loosened the center positive electrical battery cable at the main fuse box, drivers side, under hood.
The loose positive cable results in an electrical surge that wipes out the cps.
The new cps is only avaqilable from Saturn.
When the new cps is delivered, one electrical pen will be bend down and must be straightened prior to insertion of male and female electrical connector to the cps. Otherwise the new cps will fail.
Be certain to tighten the center positive post of three that secure the main fuse box in place. The center post must be tightened to ensure the new cps is not destroyed by subsequent electrical surges which result when Saturn Dealer loosens the center fuse box post.

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