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Old 07-18-2012, 09:32 PM   #1
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2008 Saturn VUE fuses

Hello all,

Just bought a 2008 Saturn VUE Xe to tow behind the MH. My manual does not say to pull a fuse while towing. Everyone I know who tows a VUE pulls a fuse from the fuse box in the engine compartment. Was there a change in 2008 from previous? When I have the base plate and braking system installed, I am having them put in a charge line. Would that eliminate the need to pull a fuse, or is the fuse for the Odometer?

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With the charge line, you won't need to pull the fuse.

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Old 07-19-2012, 04:02 PM   #3
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That is true that your battery will be charged but if you do not remove the fuse then your odometer will continue to roll. Also the fuse is not under the hood but in the small fuse panel on the passenger side of the console. It is the lower of the two 5 amp fuses.
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Old 07-22-2012, 02:41 AM   #4
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Found an online version of the 2008 Saturn Vue Owners manual and it states to remove the IGN SW 5 amp fuse when towing. It has nothing to do with charging battery, but is to disable the Odometer so towed mileage will NOT be registered.

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I've been told it is the ignition switch fuse which is a 2 amp fuse
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