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Old 09-03-2009, 07:39 PM   #15
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I am a little curious why on the first model it was a 30 amp fuse and the second is a 2 amp. Any ideas???
On the 08 HHR it is also the 2 AMP.
Pulling that fuse also disables the brake lights.
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Old 09-03-2009, 07:41 PM   #16
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Update DH put a toggle switch on the 2 amp fuse.
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Old 09-04-2009, 06:08 AM   #17
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Wow,

I'd forgotten I started this thread last year. I did finally make my own switch. As several others offered, I shorted out a two amp fuse, attached a small pair of wires (probably 12 / 14 ga.) and a small spst switch and mounted it high up on the center console so it wouldn't get bumped. Total time expended was probably 25 minutes. Did most of the preps at the office one day. (it was slow day!) It's worked fine ever since and makes the for the easiest Toad hookup I've had yet. Good roads to Ya
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:36 AM   #18
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We just did our 09 vue. By far the easiest way is to use 2 "add a fuse" taps. By plugging the two together you will have 2 good wires to connect your switch. Just be carefull with the orientation & fuse placement. Double check it with an ohmmeter.

Another note: The 08+ vues have a useless brake light switch, it loses power after 10 minutes. If you need a switch for running a brake signal wire back to the coach, roadmaster has a kit for a seperate switch and bracket (~ $35). Its not perfect, but it works.
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Old 09-24-2009, 11:32 AM   #19
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How about this gizmo. i just got one!



Remove the 2A fuse, plug it into the adaptor harness, plug the harness into the mini socket in the panel. Drill one 3/4" hole, mount the switch .. good to go!
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How about this gizmo. i just got one!



Remove the 3A fuse, plug it into the adaptor harness, plug the harness into the mini socket in the panel. Drill one 3/4" hole, mount the switch .. good to go!
Did you mean 30A fuse? Did you make or buy this?
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Did you mean 30A fuse? Did you make or buy this?
mrschwarz, No sir. All that 2008 Saturn Vue owners need to pull is a 2A Ignition Switch fuse. The fuse is located in the left foot well on the inside of the console kick panel behind a removable panel.

The name of this product is called RVing Fuse Switch and it's available from RV-PartsPlus.com.

I actually have to wait until I get back home to install the harness because that's where my 3/4" hole saw & arbor is located.
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According to them, the current draw is minimal when towing and there is really no need for me to pull the 30 amp fuse on my 07 Vue. Has anyone towed for 7 hours without pulling the fuse?
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I use this battery safety disconnect switch. It has other advantages -- such as long term storage. If you order one make sure of the post connections, ie: top or side mount.
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Did you mean 30A fuse? Did you make or buy this?
The company shown does not make one for 30A. I called them to inquire, no joy.
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Assuming it is a blade type of fuse, it is easy to fabricate one. Standard male spade terminals will fit into the slots where the fuse blades go. Run one wire from a spade terminal to a fuse of the same amp rating and then to a toggle switch (mount the switch wherever convenient for you). Run a second wire from the switch to the other spade terminal. Make sure the wire is rated for whatever the amp load is. Plug the spades into the fuse panel and you are in business.
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Why cant the ign on/off s/w be spliced into the ign wire powering the key ign on the steering column.
Of course I'd have to know the color of the wire or use a tester to find it. May be an easier setup, it would be doing the same thing without messing with the fuse. I have a 2006 vue redline so I guess its my turn under the dash to prove my theory
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This is a very old thread...

I disabled the steering column lock on my 2003 Vue by removing the locking paw from the lock mechanism.

No more need for the key to be in ignition to unlock the column.

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If your Vue has remote start, don't mess with the steering column!
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I installed a remote starter in mine.. I added a resistor to bypass the Passlock system.
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