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Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue- Video

Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue, we're gonna be showing you how to install the Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles. This is the LED bulb and socket kit. The part number is: RM-152-LED. Now, our wiring installation process is gonna begin just before we put the fascia back on the car. This is gonna give us an ideal time to get in here without the fascia being in the way and restricting our access. So we're gonna go back behind the engine compartment now and route our wire up so it'll come out in this area down around where our bracket's gonna be located. more


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7/24/2017 2:12:50 PM



Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue- Video

Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue, we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Blue Ox Base Plate with Removable Arms. Part number is BX3335. Our connection points that this provides are going to give us the perfect solution for being able to haul our car behind our coach and get to our campsite or our destination safely. With a quick pull of the pin and turn, we're going to be able to get those removed. It's going to be pretty inconspicuous at that point. Those we'll be able to place in, that's going to keep out any of that dirt or debris and prevent it from getting inside. more


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4/25/2017 10:19:24 AM



Demco SBS Wireless Coachlink Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Demco SBS Wireless Coachlink Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue we're going to take a look at and also show you how to install the SMI Coachlink 900. This is a wireless transmitter and receiver braking indicator set. Part number is SM99945. All right, here's what our Coachlink system's going to look like. We're going to have the monitor for the receiver portion. This is going to basically just plug into 12 volt power in your coach, and we'll put it somewhere visible up on our dashboard. more


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4/13/2017 10:12:06 AM



Roadmaster Diode 7 to 6 Wire Coil Kit Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Roadmaster Diode 7 to 6 Wire Coil Kit Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue we're going to be showing you how to install the Roadmaster Diode Towed Vehicle Wiring Kit with the seven wire to six wire flexo coil. Part number is RM-15267. Now, for the towed vehicle wiring kit our installation of our four pole wire, it's going to start well before you get the fascia put back on the car. We do this during the base plate process, and it's going to allow us to route our wire in behind that fascia where we wouldn't normally be able to reach so we can get it nice and secure, make sure we don't have any loose edges or anything like that, or any wires hanging any places we don't want. Get that to come down through. Basically, just going to go by the end of the battery here, and then we can route this across and down to our plug area here. Now, I've already attached the bracket just to give us an idea of where that's going to sit. more


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3/1/2017 1:58:17 PM



SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO Braking System Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO Braking System Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue, we're going to show you how to install the SMI Stay-In-Play Duo. This is a proportional supplemental braking system. Its part number is SM99251. For our initial set-up here, flip our switch into the on position, and we'll have someone in the towing vehicle or the coach hit the brakes. Go ahead! We'll loosen our knob. We're slightly going to raise that. The system should start kind of going into a little bit of a chattering. more


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1/27/2017 3:10:19 PM



Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue- Video

Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2006 Saturn Vue, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit with removable arms, part number BX3335. Here's what this base plate is going to look like once it's installed. As you can see, this base plate is going to give us a nice, clean look on the vehicle because it's not going to come out very far. It's overall going to be pretty well hidden when not attached to the vehicle. You're going to have your attachment points for your removable arms. You're also going to have your safety chain connection points here, which are going to be nice and easy to access. Our attachment tabs here are going to make it very easy because they're easily accessed, but also with where they sit, since they're about flush with the front of the vehicle, it's going to be very easy to operate our arms with them. more


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11/16/2016 11:10:11 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn View we'll be installing Tekonsha Primus IQ Trailer Brake Controller, part number TK90160. To ease our installation, we'll be using the ETBC7 Universal Installation Kit for Trailer Brake Controllers. Now we're going to go over a couple of functions of our brake controller here. This is our manual override. We can use this to control our brakes independently from our vehicle brakes. We'll slide this lever over. This would apply only our trailer brakes and not our car brakes. more


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11/4/2016 8:46:40 AM



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue

Today on this 2009 Saturn View we'll be installing a Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector part number C56026. We'll glue the fastener at the bottom of the inner cargo pocket. Using a flat blade screwdriver go ahead and twist out the plastic cap nut. Once we have all of the fasteners out of the corner panel we'll then go ahead and remove the corner pocket. The corner pocket has a push pin fastener in the bottom, so we'll get underneath it and gently pull it up until it releases. To remove the corner pocket I'm just using a plastic pry tool. more


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12/22/2014 1:24:06 PM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2006 Saturn Vue we'll be installing the Hidden Hitch, part number 90145. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements to help you select some accessories for your hitch such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is approximately 4 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver tube to the ground is approximately 13 1/2 inches. Now let's go ahead and install out hitch. To begin with lets go ahead and point out the locations that we use to mount our hitch to the vehicle. As you will see there are two weld nuts on each side, both the passenger and the driver side, as well as two holes at the center of the rear bumper bracing. more


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10/17/2014 5:48:12 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Draw-Tite- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2006 Saturn Vue we'll be installing the Draw-Tite Hitch part number 36408. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements to help you select some accessories for your hitch such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin whole to the outer most edge of the bumper is approximately 4 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver tube to the ground is approximately 13 1/2 inches. Now let's go ahead and install out hitch. To begin with lets go ahead and point out the locations that we use to mount our hitch to the vehicle. As you will see there are two weld nuts on each side, both the passenger and the driver side, as well as two holes at the center of the rear bumper bracing. more


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10/17/2014 5:47:38 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Curt- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Curt

Today on our 2006 Saturn Vue, we'll be installing the Curt Hitch, part number C12291. Here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack, or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 3" and from the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 13 1/2". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. To begin with, let's go ahead and point out the locations that we'll use to mount our hitch to the vehicle. more


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10/13/2014 2:35:48 PM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Curt- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Curt

Today on our 2006 Saturn Vue we'll be installing the Curt Hitch part number 13591. Here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is approximately 3 1/2 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 13 1/2 inches. To begin with let's go ahead and point out the locations that we use to mount our hitch to the vehicle. As you will see there are two weld nuts on each side, both the passenger and the driver side, as well as two holes at the center of the rear bumper bracing. These two holes will have to have a carriage bolt and a spacer block fish-wired into them. more


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10/13/2014 2:35:33 PM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue - Curt- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue - Curt

Today on our 2008Saturn VUE, we'll be installing the CURT hitch, Part Number13594. Here's what the hitch looks like installed on a vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack, or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 4inches, and from the top of the opening of the hitch to the ground is approximately 15inches.Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. To begin with, we will need to remove four exhaust hangers and lower the exhaust line out of the way. Before you remove any of the exhaust hangers, you want to make sure that you install a safety strap to help support the exhaust once the hangers have been removed. more


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9/29/2014 4:35:42 AM



TowReady Taillight Converter Hardwire Kit Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue- Video

TowReady Taillight Converter Hardwire Kit Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue

Today in this 2007 Saturn Vue we're going to install part number 119178KIT. This will actually be easy install. This will use a tow package that's already existing in the vehicle. We need to open up the back hatch and get access to jack storage compartment. We'll open up the door, and we'll go ahead and remove the jack tools. Towards the bottom of the pocket you'll see some loops of wires. We'll go ahead and free those wires up to get better access to them. These wires are in a continuous loop so it's just as well just to leave them like they are, just work out the electric tape to make sure you've better access to them that you can work with. At this point we can go ahead and start taking our converter and attaching it to the tow pack. This will almost be color for color wiring. We'll take our green wire from our converter box and match the green wire on the tow package on the car. We'll do the same thing with the yellow wire and also the brown wire. To make our connections we'll be using the quick splice connectors. Put our quick splice connector on the wire, then slide a new wire next to it and the slowly press down on the metal part in the middle with a pair of pliers to make our connection. more


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11/26/2013 4:48:58 PM



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box, measuring 22 cubic feet, in metallic silver, part number TH636S. With the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Sonic directly onto our load bars. Since the feet are hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to make them fit around our load bars while placing it onto our roof rack. To get this box to fit, we did have to remove the rear antenna. We'll open the passenger side of the box and tighten the hand knobs on this side to tighten our feet around our bars. When tightening the hand knobs, you'll know that they're tight enough when they start making a clicking or ratcheting sound. more


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7/24/2013 9:15:51 AM



Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Medium rooftop cargo box, measuring 14 cubic feet, in matte black, part number TH614. With the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack system installed onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse directly onto our load bars. Please keep in mind that this box does only open from one side of the vehicle, so for our video today, we're going to scoot it as close to the passenger side as we can so that it's easier to load and unload our gear. Once we have the box situated, we can open the box and fit our feet through the appropriate slots, making sure that our clamps go around the load bars. Once those are in place, we can use the attached hand knobs to tighten them down. Once all four clamps are tight, our box is secured, and we're ready to go. more


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7/24/2013 9:15:29 AM



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue, we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts Tierod stretch roof-mounted bike carrier, part number RKY1011. With the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack system already assembled to our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Tierod directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll remove the black plastic cover and bring our rubber-coated steel straps around our front load bar. Once we have those in place, we can use an Allen tool to tighten the Allen bolt, which will tighten our straps around our bar. With our straps tight, we can reinstall our black plastic cover. We'll move to the rear and bring our rear clamp around our rear bar, drop the bolt through, and tighten with an Allen tool. more


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7/24/2013 9:13:49 AM



Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 13 cubic feet in glossy black, part number th634b. With a Thule Aeroblade Edge Roof Rack system installed onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Thule Sonic directly onto our load bars. Since the feet are already hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as needed to fit around our load bars. Well open the passenger side of the box and tighten the two hand knobs on this side to tighten our feet around our bars. One of the great features of this box is its ability to open from both sides of the vehicle. Well move to the drivers side, open the box, and tighten the hand knob to tighten the two remaining feet around our bars. more


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7/23/2013 11:46:17 AM



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 11 cubic feet in matte black, part number th613. With a Thule Aeroblade Edge Roof Rack System installed onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse directly onto our load bars. Since the box only opens from one side, we want to be sure to scoot the box as close to the passenger side as possible for easier loading and unloading. For this test fit today we removed the rear antenna because it was making contact with our cargo box. Once we have the box situated the way we like, we can then open the box, fit the feet through the appropriate slots making sure they go around our load bars, and then use the attached hand knob to tighten them down. Once weve done that to all four clamps, we can close our box and were ready to go. more


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7/23/2013 11:45:52 AM



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box 16 cubic feet in matte black, part number th615. For our video today, we removed the rear antenna because it made contact with the rear part of our box. With a Thule Aeroblade Edge Roof Rack System onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Pulse directly onto our load bars. Since the box only opens from one side, we need to set it as close to the passenger side as possible for easier loading and unloading. We can open the box and fit our feet through the appropriate slots making sure they go around our load bars. Well use the hand knobs to tighten down our clamps. more


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7/23/2013 11:45:29 AM



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 21 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number th626. With a Thule Aeroblade Edge Roof Rack System installed onto our Vue, well begin our test fit by placing the Thule Force directly onto our load bars. Since the feet hang out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as needed to fit around our load bars while placing it onto our roof rack. In order to get the box to fit, we did have to remove the rear antenna. Well open the passenger side of the box and tighten the two hand knobs on this side to tighten our feet around our load bars. One of the great features of the Thule Force is its ability to open from both sides of the vehicle. more


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7/23/2013 11:45:03 AM



Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box, 13 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number th624. With a Thule Aeroblade Edge Roof Rack System installed onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing our Force directly onto our load bars. Since the feet hang out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as needed so that while placing it onto our roof rack the feet fit around our load bars. Well open the passenger side of the box and tighten the hand knob to tighten the feet on this side of the box. One of the great features of the Thule Force is its ability to open from both sides of the vehicle. Well move to the drivers side, open the box, and tighten down the two remaining clamps by tightening the hand knobs. more


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7/23/2013 11:44:38 AM



Thule Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Square Load Bar System using part numbers thlb50 for the square load bars 50 inches, and part number th450 for the Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, well begin our test fit by placing our front bar onto the front part of our roof. Well set the feet onto the side rails. We can go ahead and make sure that the arrow indicators on our foot packs are at the center of our side rails. Next well check for even bar overhang on each side of our vehicle. Well bring the rubber-coated straps around the underside of our side rail fitting it back into our foot pack. more


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7/23/2013 11:43:40 AM



Thule AeroBlade Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule AeroBlade Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Aeroblade Load Bar System using part numbers tharb53 for the 53 inch aluminum load bars, and part number th450r for the Thule Rapid Crossroad Roof Mounted Railing Foot Pack. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, well begin our test fit by placing our front bar onto the front part of our roof. Well go ahead and fit the foot packs onto the side rails. Well find a fixed point on the side rails to set our foot packs at. Well do this for both sides to insure that our foot packs are straight across from each other. Well make sure that we have even bar overhang on each side of our vehicle. more


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7/23/2013 11:43:03 AM



Thule AeroBlade Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule AeroBlade Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Aeroblade Load Bar System using part numbers tharb47 for the 47-inch aluminum Aeroblade bars, and th450r for the Thule Rapid Crossroad Roof Mounted Railing Foot Pack. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, we can begin our test fit by placing the front load bar onto the front part of our roof. To make sure that our feet our straight across from each other, well find a fixed point on the side rails and use that for our foot location. Now we can bring the rubber-coated strap around the underside of our side rail fitting it back into the foot pack. Once the strap is tight we can move to the other side and repeat this process. Now well grab our rear bar and place it onto the rear part of our roof. more


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7/23/2013 11:42:28 AM



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue well be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number th599xtr. To begin our test fit well place the Big Mouth directly onto our load bars. Here at the front well bring the clamps around our load bar, drop the bolts through the other side and tighten down the top with the wing nut. Well do this for both clamps at the front of our carrier. Now well move to the rear, remove the wing nuts, fit the bolts around our rear bar, slide the bracket onto the bolts so its sitting on the underside of the load bar, and tighten with two wing nuts. Once our bike rack is secured to our vehicle we can go ahead and undo the wheel straps. more


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7/23/2013 11:41:33 AM



Thule AeroBlade Edge Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule AeroBlade Edge Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2008 Saturn Vue, we'll be test fitting the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack for raised factory side rails, part number TH7502-TH7502. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our test fit by placing the front bar onto the front part of our roof. We'll fit it up against our side rails and then remove the covers. Now we'll go ahead and install our straps. You'll notice that on one end of the strap are four slots numbered 1 through 4. This is to accommodate the different sized side rails. more


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7/23/2013 11:40:54 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch

All right. Today on this 2006 Saturn Vue, we're going to install Part Number 87572. This is from Hidden Hitch. Okay. First thing we're going to do is clean up the thread of holes, they're inside of the frame. Looking at the passenger side, you can see two threaded holes. more


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12/28/2012 9:18:35 AM



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2009 Saturn Vue will be installing Tow Ready T-One Connector, part number 118443. Now to begin our installation, we'll need to open the rear left gate, remove the threshold plate, the trunk floor panels and the spare tire tray from the vehicle. Now on the driver side of the vehicle, we need to remove the fasteners that hold the black Styrofoam tray where we can then carefully pry the black tray out from the underneath the side panel. We'll next locate the plastic side pocket inside the driver's side trim panel. We also need to remove the screw here, slowly pull up on the tray until it pops out of the panel. This will expose our wiring that are T-One Connector will tap. more


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11/21/2012 11:46:41 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue - Curt- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue - Curt

Today on our 2009 Saturn Vue, we'll be installing Curt Hitch, part number 13594. Now before we begin our installation, here's what your hitch will look like on the vehicle. We'll go ahead and give you a few measurements to help you in selecting accessories such as a drawbar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost part of the bumper is 4 inches and from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14-1/4 inches. Now, let's go ahead with our install. To begin our installation, we'll need to lower the exhaust by removing the three exhaust hangers. more


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11/21/2012 11:45:56 AM



TrailerMate Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue- Video

TrailerMate Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue well be installing the Trailermate custom tail light wiring kit for towed vehicles, part number TM780035. Our first step will be opening up the rear cargo door. Then well remove the two fasteners that secure the tail light assembly to the vehicle. Now as we remove the tail light assembly be careful not to break the alignment tabs underneath. Next well remove the manufacturers wiring from the tail light assembly. Pull back on the locking tab and remove the connector. more


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11/15/2012 9:47:51 AM



Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue- Video

Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue well be installing the Roadmaster XL baseplate kit, part number 3121-1. Our first step of our install will be to remove the lower air dam and bumper fascia. To do this well first remove the three nuts securing the hardware here on the passenger side. Keep in mind that each process we do here on the passenger side will keep repeated identically on the drivers side. Next well remove the two pushpin fasteners holding the lower air dam to the wheel well. To remove pushpin fasteners of this style well simply pry out the center of the pushpin and then remove it by simply using a flat bladed screw driver. more


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11/15/2012 9:43:12 AM



TrailerMate Trailer Connector Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue- Video

TrailerMate Trailer Connector Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue, we'll be installing the trailer-made custom taillight four-pole flat trailer connector, part number TM85340. This will plug in directly to the trailer-made custom four-pole wiring kit for towed vehicles. To connect our new four-pole, we'll simply remove the plug cover and plug directly into the tow port. Then, we'll need to mount the converter box. To do this, we'll take a self-tapping screw and run it directly into the overlap of the body sheet metal. Next, we'll take the white wire, which is a ground wire for our converter box and has a pre-attached ring terminal. more


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11/13/2012 10:08:14 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue - Draw-Tite- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue, we'll be installing the draw-tight hitch, part number 36408. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 4 1/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14 3/4 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. more


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11/13/2012 10:03:47 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue well be installing the Hidden Hitch, part number 87572. This is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Next well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is 4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14 inches. This will assist you when selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. more


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11/13/2012 4:05:48 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue - Curt- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Saturn Vue - Curt

Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue, we'll be installing the car hitch part number 13591. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 4 1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. more


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11/13/2012 4:03:01 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue - Draw-Tite- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2009 Saturn Vue, we're going to install part number 75556 from Draw-Tite. Now, this is what the hitch looks like once installed on the vehicle. Next, we'll give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories such as the ball mount or bicycle, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 14 inches, and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 6-1/4 inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. The first step to install our hitch is to go ahead and lower the exhaust. more


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7/6/2012 4:30:26 PM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Saturn Vue - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2009 Saturn Vue, we're going to install part number 87445 from Hidden Hitch. Now, this is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the vehicle. Next, we'll give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount or a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 14 inches and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 6-1/4 inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. Our first step to install our hitch is to go ahead and lower the exhaust. more


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7/6/2012 12:50:58 PM



Yakima Holdup Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

Yakima Holdup Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue

Today, on our 2009 Saturn Vue we're going to be test fitting the Yakima Holdup two-bike carrier for 2-inch hitches, part number Y02433.With our vehicle equipped with a 2-inch hitch and our bike rack already pre-assembled, we can go ahead and slide our bike rack shank directly into the receiver tube of the hitch, then install and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and lock.With the anti-rattle bolt tighened down, you can see it really takes out any movement between the bike rack and the hitch.This is what our bike rack will look like in its stored position.Next, we'll go ahead and take a few measurements. From the nearest point of the bike rack to the nearest point of the bumper we have 2 inches of clearance. With our bike rack installed and in the stored position it adds an additional 10 inches to the overall length of the vehicle. From the lowest point of the rack to the ground we have 12 inches of clearance. Now let's go ahead and fold the platform of the bike rack down so we can check to see if we have rear cargo access. As you can see, with the platform down we can still gain full rear cargo access.Now let's go ahead and close the cargo door and we can prepare to load our bike.First, we'll take the wheel loop and extend it out.Then, we can take the locking arm hook and move it to the top of the arm.Then, we'll move to the rear wheel cradle and undo the rear cradle strap.Now we can set our bike directly into position, bringing the arm up and securing the hook onto the front tire in front of the front brake caliper.Now with our bike secured to the front wheel hoop we can move to the rear cradle and run our strap through the wheel and secure it with the ratcheting strap.There you have it. more


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6/21/2012 12:16:59 PM



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue

Today, on our 2009 Saturn Vue we'll be test fitting the Thule Vertex four-bike carrier for 1-1/4 and 2-inch hitches, part number TH9029.With our vehicle equipped with a 2-inch hitch and our bike rack already pre-assembled, we can go ahead and slide the bike rack shank directly into the receiver tube of the hitch and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt.As you can see, with our anti-rattle bolt installed and tightened down it really takes out any movement between the bike rack and the hitch.Next, we'll go ahead and take a couple measurements.From the nearest point of the bumper to the nearest point of the bike rack we have 1-1/2 inches. With our bike rack installed and in the stored position we add an additional 12 inches to the overall vehicle length, and from the bottom of the bike rack we have 12 inches of overall ground clearance. Now let's go ahead and use the hitch switch at the base of the rack and tilt the mast away from the vehicle and check for rear cargo access. As you can see, with the bike rack tilted away from the vehicle it still allows us full rear cargo access.Next, let's go ahead and put the bike rack back into the upright locked position.Then, we'll use the hitch switch at the top of the rack to extend the carrying arm. With the arms up and in the locked position we can go ahead and undo the hold-down straps and prepare to load our bike.With our hold-down straps out of the way this will allow us to put our bike directly into position and then secure it with the hold-down straps.There you have it. In just a few simple steps we've gone ahead and secured the bike carrier to the vehicle and the bike to the bike carrier.Now we're ready to hit the road.That does it for our test fit of the Thule Vertex four-bike carrier, part number TH9029, on our 2009 Saturn Vue.. more


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6/21/2012 12:06:52 PM



Thule Parkway 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Parkway 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue

Today, on our 2009 Saturn Vue we're going to be test fitting the Thule Parkway two-bike carrier for 2-inch hitches, part number TH958.With our vehicle already equipped with a 2-inch hitch and our bike rack already pre-assembled, we can go ahead and slide the bike rack shank directly into the receiver tube of the hitch and then install and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt.As you can see, with our anti-rattle bolt tightened down it really takes out any movement between the hitch and the bike rack.Now let's go ahead and take a couple of measurements.From the nearest point of the bumper to the nearest point of the upright of the bike rack is 1/2 inch. With our rack installed we add an additional 23 inches to the overall vehicle length, and from the nearest point of the rack to the ground we have 11-3/4 inches of ground clearance.Next, we'll go ahead and pull the pin at the bottom of the mast and tilt the bike rack away from the vehicle and check for rear cargo access.As you can se, with the mast tilted away from the vehicle we can still gain full rear cargo access.Now let's go ahead and put our bike rack back into the upright locked position. Next, we'll go ahead and undo the hold-down straps so we can set our bike directly into position.Once in it's position, we can go ahead and take the hold down straps and secure them around the bike.There you have it, in just a few simple steps we've gone ahead and secured the bike rack to the vehicle and the bike to the bike rack.Now we're ready to hit the road.That does it for our test fit of the Thule Parkway two-bike carrier, part number TH958 on our 2009 Saturn Vue. more


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6/21/2012 12:04:35 PM



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue

Today, on our 2009 Saturn Vue were going to be test fitting the Thule Doubletrack platform style bike carrier for inch-and-a-quarter and 2-inch hitches, part number TH990XT. With our vehicle equipped with a 2-inch hitch and our bike rack pre-assembled, we can go ahead and slide the bike rack shank directly into the receiver tube of the hitch and line up the hitch pinhole. Then, we can install and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and install the lock on the other side. With our anti-rattle bolt tightened down you can see it takes out any movement between the bike rack and the hitch. This is what our bike rack will look like in its stored position. Next, well go ahead and take a few measurements. more


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6/21/2012 12:02:42 PM



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue

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6/21/2012 11:59:11 AM



SportRack EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue- Video

SportRack EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Saturn Vue

Today, on our 2009 Saturn Vue were going to be test fitting the SportRack Hitch Mounted two-bike carrier for inch-and-a-quarter and 2-inch hitches, part number A30901. With our vehicle equipped with a 2-inch hitch and our bike rack already pre-assembled, we can go ahead and slide the bike rack shank directly into the receiver tube of the hitch lining up the hitch pinhole. Then, well install and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and safety clip. This is what our bike rack will look like in its stored position.Next, well take a few measurements. From the nearest point of the bumper to the nearest point of the platform on the bike rack is 5-1/2 inches. With our bike rack installed we add an additional 22-1/2 inches to the overall vehicle length, and from the end of the bike rack to the ground we have 14-3/4 inches of ground clearance. more


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6/21/2012 11:57:51 AM



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue- Video

Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue

Today on our 2003 Saturn Vue, well be installing the Tow Ready T1 Connector, part number 118418. Before we begin the installation, weve gone ahead and raised the vehicle and removed the rear wheels. Now, were going to open up the rear cargo door and remove the two fasteners securing the passengers side tail light assembly. Once we have the assembly loose, well go ahead and unlock the wiring connector that runs to the assembly and disconnect the wiring. Repeat the same process on the passengers side. Well now move to inner wheel wells. more


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5/4/2012 10:15:58 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue - Curt- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue - Curt

Today on our 2003 Saturn Vue were going to be installing the Curt hitch part number C12291. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is 2-1/2 inches, from the top of the receiver tuber to the ground is 13-1/2 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a drawbar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. Now, lets go ahead with the installation. For this application theres no tie down bracket to be removed. more


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5/1/2012 4:07:47 PM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Saturn Vue- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Saturn Vue

Today on this 2004 Saturn Vue we are going to install part number 13591 from Curt. We are looking at the passenger side of the frame. These are two threaded openings that we will use to attach the hitch on the vertical surface of the frame here. This is going to be identical on both sides of the vehicle. We will move to the bumper structure and we will show you the two openings here and here. Our next step is to inspect the threads on the frame of the vehicle itself. What we are going to do is spray it down with some lubricant. In this case we are going to use a tube cleaner about 1/ 2 inch diameter and just use that to clean out the threads with. The tube brush we are using is part number 814092. When you have it good and cleaned out, run your bolt in until you can get it started by hand and probably turn it with a wrench and it should be okay. 00:56 more


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7/2/2010 2:43:43 PM



Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue- Video

Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2008 Saturn Vue

Today on this 2008 Saturn Vue we are going to be installing Roadmaster Base Plate kit part number 3151-1A. Before we can get to the part where we start installing our base plate kit we need to remove quite a bit of the front end of the vehicle. We are going to start by removing the 11 plastic fasteners which are attaching the radiator cover to the core support in the fascia. To remove these fasteners we need a Phillips head screwdriver and these are plastic Phillips head screws, the center section actually is what is unthreading. Once you get the center section unthreaded, you can remove the entire fastener. 00 :34 more


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6/30/2010 5:35:00 AM



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue- Video

Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue

Today on this 2003 Saturn Vue we are going to be installing Curt hitch part number 13591. We are underneath the vehicle, we are going to point out the mounting holes for our trailer hitch. Starting at the center of the vehicle, just below the bumper we have two existing holes, these are going to provide our two center most attaching points for our trailer hitch. Into those two hole we are going to be mounting the 1/ 2 inch carriage bolt along with the 1-1/2 by 2 inch block. If we move to the outboard side of the frame, we have two existing weld nuts here at the end of the frame rail, one on top of each other, these are going to provide the two attaching points on the side of the frame. That is going to be the same on both the driver and passenger side. :37 more


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8/31/2009 11:03:42 AM



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue- Video

Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2003 Saturn Vue

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8/30/2009 9:50:19 AM



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