Last post on Feb 21, 2013 at 9:29 AM
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#39 of 48 Re: Outlook A/C problem [mstuart2]
Aug 09, 2012 (6:37 am)
Very good! My coworker Christina, who answers inbound emails from the forum, should be in touch with you soon!
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#40 of 48 Re: 2007 Saturn Outlook - Frustration [bighow1100]
Oct 11, 2012 (2:16 pm)
gm is doing nothing with my situation where i had to get a new transmission on a 2008 outlook with 40k and since i didnt take it to a gm dealer, they wont reimburse me. customer service reads off a sheet of paper of what they have to tell you. they need to be sued! saturns closed and they are taking advantage of this, leaving us customers with problems.
#41 of 48 Re: Electrical-Battery problems [msgran]
Oct 12, 2012 (8:38 am)
YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS......
When they bought the car, the battery that was installed evidently was not the CORRECT SIZE. How were they to know this wasn't the original battery or that the one that was in there wasn't the correct size. Anyway, this was the problem all along....the battery wasn't strong enough and therefore kept being drained. Who knew! Thank GOD it was just a simple and pretty inexpensive fix. But the headaches trying to find the problem were horrible.
Just so anyone else will know....check the battery and make sure it's the correct size(strength) or whatever it is you check on a battery!
#42 of 48 steering wheel noise
Nov 03, 2012 (6:23 pm)
Hi I have a 07 outlook xr. the steering wheel makes noise when you turn, like rubber against rubber... any one else have this problem..need to fine out how to fix the problem?
any one else have this problem?
#43 of 48 Re: 2007 Saturn Outlook - Frustration [bighow1100]
Jan 31, 2013 (8:00 am)
There are three methods you can use to contact the NHTSA if you suspect a safety-related defect in your vehicle. You can take any (or all) of the following actions:
Call the U.S. Department of Transportation's Vehicle Safety Hotline: (888) 327-4236 or (800) 424-9153, toll free from anywhere in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Report the issue online at the NHTSA's vehicle safety Web site: http://www.safercar.gov/
Send a letter via U.S. Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of Defects Investigation (NVS-210) 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590
#44 of 48 Battery not the problem
Jan 31, 2013 (8:13 am)
OK, so the battery wasn't the underlying problem after all. Now, the darn thing is having to be jumped off EVERY TIME the car is shut off. Son in law going down the road in it the other day and ALL THE GAUGES QUIT WORKING. This vehicle has some electrical problems and IS A LEMON! They need to be reimbursed for this vehicle so they can get a reliable one. With 2 small children and living off the small military salary they get, this is not acceptable!
#45 of 48 Re: 2007 Saturn Outlook - Frustration [pebs4]
Jan 31, 2013 (6:27 pm)
Pebs4 - I wish I read your post months ago. I am taking GM to small claims court for a transmission issue on my 2008 Saturn Outlook. I have a post on here earlier with a total list of all my issues, but the fake fix they made for my transmission was a software update, that cost me an excess of $5500 in fuel alone over 4 years. I have all of my back up documentation, everything I need to prove this. I'm just wondering if it is worth small claims or getting a lawyer to take the case. This touches on 2 issues...a faulty transmission that would hesitate on the highway (safety issue) and it has been documented with the NHSTA as well as misrepresenting the real fuel consumption other than what the sticker says. Hyundai was sued over a similar issue recently and was ordered to pay.
Where are you at with your situation. I have since sold my car - I tried to work with GM on a new vehicle with a credit for my out of pocket expenses, but GM didnt do anything but drag me on and on and on for months...slowly escalating me to the next department...days and weeks and months of my time. I will never buy GM again.
#47 of 48 07 Outlook/Acadia Ignition
Feb 17, 2013 (7:41 am)
I have an 07 Outlook XR with an aftermarket remote starter. The remote start stopped working recently. The keyless entry (factory and aftermarket) still works. The installer checked it and found the pink wire (and the red/white) for the ignition on the left side of the steering column aren't getting power. I was told the pink should be +12v with the ignition on. He said the wire had to have power at the time of install for the system to "learn" and be programmed. He wasn't sure why my car is even starting right now without the wire having power. I can't find any blown fuses? I re-checked the pink and the red/wht wires at the ignition connector on the left side of the steering column (no power). I found a wiring diagram for the system. Shows the red/wht should be + with the key off (it's not), and the pink should be + in the on/start (it's not). I checked the 2a "PWR MOD" fuse under the passenger side/glovebox. It is good and has power going through it. There was a little corrosion on a couple of the fuses under the glove box (not this one though -- While I'm at it, no sunroof). I'm going to try and trace the red/wht from the fuse panel back to the ignition and see where it loses power. Any help would be appreciated.
#48 of 48 Power steering noises -- low fluid
Feb 21, 2013 (9:29 am)
Had power steering noises (squeals when we turned the steering wheel) in my '08 Outlook. Typical symptoms of low power steering fluid and, when I checked it, that's what it was. The fluid level was below the minimum mark, and when I filled it up the noise went away and the steering was much better.
Reason I post this is that the power steering reservoir is towards the back, underneath the plastic engine cover. You have to take off the plastic cover to check the fluid - apparently the quick oil change place that I was taking it to did not bother to do so and check the fluid. Shame on me for not checking it myself, but thought that folks in this forum might want to be sure to have that power steering fluid checked!!