Saturn Vue

This bulletin is being revised to add additional Correction information. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 04-07-30-024D (Section 07 – Transmission/Transaxle). ConditionSome customers may comment on the vehicle not moving in the “D” (Drive) or “R” (Reverse) gear selection positions. In many cases, the transaxle will also produce an audible grind or whine noise when attempting to operate in drive or reverse. The Service Engine Soon (SES) telltale may be illuminated with DTCs P0741, P0742, P0841, P1756, P1758, or P1882 set. Cause

This condition may occur when the VT25E transaxle belt has malfunctioned. Correction1. Disassemble and clean debris from the transaxle.Subject: No Movement in Drive or Reverse with or without DTC P0741, P0742, P0841, P1756, P1758, or P1882 (Replace Case CoverAssembly and Filter)Models: 2002 Saturn VUE – Retrofitted with a 2003 or 2004 VT25E (VTi) Transaxle (RPO M16/M75)2003-2004 Saturn ION2003-2005 Saturn VUEwith VT25E (VTi) Transaxle (RPO M16/M75)© 2008 General Motors Corporation. All rights reserved.Document ID: 1837052 Page 1 of 3 2/29/2008 2. Inspect the front differential transfer gear, drive pinion gear and the front differential carrier ring gear for excessive wear or damage.

3. Inspect the bearing assemblies on the front differential transfer gear for damage or wear. If a bearing assembly needs replacement, refer to Front Differential Transfer Gear Bearing and Cup Replacement in SI.

4. Inspect the drive pinion bearing cup on the transmission case assembly fordamage or wear. If the bearing cup needs replacement, refer to Front Differential Transfer Gear Bearing and Cup Replacement in SI.

5. Inspect the drive pinion gear bearing cup on the torque converter and differential housing assembly for damage or wear. If the bearing cup needs replacement, refer to Front Differential Transfer Gear Bearing and Cup Replacement”in SI. 6. Place the front differential carrier and the front differential transfer gear into the housing. 7. Rotate the differential housing several times in both directions to check for knocking, gear bind or movement caused by small areas of damage (nicks/chips) on the gears. If the gears Document ID: 1837052 Page 2 of 3 2/29/2008 do not rotate smoothly, replace the differential carrier and the transfer gear. Refer to Front Differential Carrier Removal and Front Differential Transfer Gear Removal in SI. 8. Re-assemble the transaxle with a new case cover assembly. Refer to Case Cover Assembly Installation in SI.

9. Flush the cooler lines using the flushing procedures in Corporate Bulletin Number 03-07-30- 022.10. Install the transaxle in the vehicle. Refer to Transmission Replacement in SI. Parts InformationWarranty InformationFor vehicles repaired under warranty, use:Part Number Description24227081 Case Cover Assembly24226576 Filter24233365 SealantLaborOperation Description Labor TimeK7104Cover Assembly, Variable Drive and Driven PulleyAssemblies, Belt and Case – ReplaceUse Published LaborOperation TimeGM bulletins are intended for use by professional technicians, NOT a “do-it-yourselfer”. They are written to inform these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or to provide information that could assist in the proper service of a vehicle. Properly trained technicians have the equipment, tools, safety instructions, and know-how to do a job properly and safely. If a condition is described, DO NOT assume that the bulletin applies to your vehicle, or that your vehicle will have that condition. See your GM dealer for information on whether your vehicle may benefit from the information.