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Pontiac Vibe repairs by problem area

Chart based on 411 repairs.

Pontiac Vibe other repair cost distribution

Chart based on 69 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Pontiac Vibe repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2007 Pontiac Vibe 4dr Hatch

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

36000 mi Hatchback liftgate shock tubes were replaced due to inability to hold up open liftgate. 

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2005 Pontiac Vibe 4dr Hatch

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

32000 mi Rear wiper would not operate correctly. The connection between the wiper arm and wiper motor had to be tightened. This issue may have started when ice and snow slid off the roof and down onto the wiper arm causing it to be dislocated. Dealer successfully 
77000 mi

US $25
Resecured heat shield over exhaust near the rear of the car. Mechanics suggest that it came loose when we hit something. Do not remember hitting anything 

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2004 Pontiac Vibe 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

22320 mi

C $50
Hose to rear windshield washer had split, causing the fluid reservoir to drain. 

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2004 Pontiac Vibe 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

78000 mi

US $227
Driver side door not closing properly. Examined and discovered that 2 of 3 screws holding door to strike plate were MISSING (fallen off?). Ordered screws from dealer and replaced myself. Other three doors remained fine. 
138000 mi

US $100
alignment of driver's side window off 
114000 mi Door check interfered with drivers power window, adjusted door check mechanism. 

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2003 Pontiac Vibe 4dr Hatch

180-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

53000 mi

US $50
Door opening handle broke. 

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2003 Pontiac Vibe 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

199000 mi

US $100
Took car in for window pin replacement recall. Got it back and it was worse than when it went in. Ended up replacing window track rollers and lubing window mechanism on all four windows. 

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Pontiac Vibe Other Problems

571 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Pontiac Vibe. 35 of these members (6.1%) have reported other repairs for their car. A total of 34 other repairs to Pontiac Vibes--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Pontiac Vibe problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.