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Old 05-24-2004, 11:26 AM   #15
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Hi Don:
You will most likely have to leave the key in the ignition and have the ignition in the first detent so the wheels will steer as you pull the Colorado?
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Old 05-24-2004, 04:57 PM   #16
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by FC:
You will most likely have to leave the key in the ignition and have the ignition in the first detent so the wheels will steer as you pull the Colorado? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>Hi Hugh! How are you doing, I guess I haven't seen you post in a while.

About that leave the key in the ignition thing you got working there, my TrailBlazer free-wheels with the key removed from the ignition.

I have to relocate to adjacent sockets the Main Bus A and Main Bus B fuses and this disengages the magnetic lock on the steering column.

Perhaps the Colorado's technology might be the same as my TrailBlazer, or you might think that it would be at any rate.

I do like to remove the key from the ignition and lock the doors. It just gives me an added level of security.
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Old 05-25-2004, 06:10 AM   #17
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Hugh, instructions from GM posted by a fellow on another forum (I've contacted him re work putting on baseplates) are clear - remove key.

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ps How was the rainy camping weekend. Sucked big time here and I assume Ancaster was no better?

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by FC:
Hi Don:
You will most likely have to leave the key in the ignition and have the ignition in the first detent so the wheels will steer as you pull the Colorado? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
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Ha, I get the Colorado today, get home and start into the manual to check flat towing. It suggests max towing speed of 55 mph. Now that means you had better not believe everything you read in the FMC Mag annual list. It says no speed or distance limit.
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If you have a Colorado in Canada, why don't we have any "Ontario" in the US? Ontario is sooo much bigger than Colorado plus it has Polar Bears.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by DriVer:
If you have a Colorado in Canada, why don't we have any "Ontario" in the US? Ontario is sooo much bigger than Colorado plus it has Polar Bears. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well, we can pretend that its brother the GMC Canyon is named after the Agwa Canyon.
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Hi again:
On our previous Cavalier and on our present Sunfire the igntion key is mounted on the steering column and the key must remain in the socket to allow the front wheels to turn from side to side. My Grand Am had the dash mounted key switch, so maybe the steering column interlock with that type of vehicle is magnetic and with the fuse removed then the steering is free to move from side to side.
I guees thats why they have to write different towing descriptions for different vehicles.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by FC:
Its hard to understand the reasoniong at GM but the new Equinox which is built only 45 miles from where I live and which is a very nice looking SUV, IS NOT TOWABLE. Strange since it is supposed to share so many parts with the Vue and it is built in the same plant that used to turn out the GM Trackers which were towable. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I know this is an old thread but, the 07 is also NOT TOWABLE ALL 4 DOWN.

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There seems to be some inconsistencies in whether the saturn vue can be towed...here is a post I made on a similar thread...but maybe I can get additional information here; my questions:

1. We have a 2006 Saturn Vue, bought in July; it has the automatic tranny (but not all wheel drive) and with honda v6 engine? What steps need to be taken...remove fuse ?? put in neutral?? ; how can I put in neutral unless ignition key is turned on ??; anything missing ??

2. On tow bar: the used RV we bought (holiday rambler vacationer, 2002, vortec 8.1, 36 foot), came with the blue ox tow bar (but not the part that is bolted to the Saturn front); can someone suggest a good braking system for the 2006 Saturn Vue. On installing the brake system, can I do it myself...I am reasonably handy (an old 50s hotrodder).

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