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2007 Saturn Outlook Engine Problems

151 TrueDelta members own a 2007 Saturn Outlook. 43 of these members (28.5%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 73 engine repairs to 2007 Saturn Outlooks--an average of 0.5 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 2007 Saturn Outlook problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 381 repairs.

2007 Saturn Outlook engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 13 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 2007 Saturn Outlook repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2007 Saturn Outlook 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

12000 mi   Tran update from May 8th bulliten 
21000   Water pump went out. Part ordered and it too was defective, second ordered and installed. 
26384   Updated transmission software 
53000   Check engine light led to finding a stuck open intake manifold tuning valve. Valve was replaced. 
82000   Purge solenoid replaced 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

20000 mi   Lack of or slow to automatically shift to higher speed.  
56700   Bad water pump 
5000   tran update 
21080   Transmission software update to eliminate hunting at 50-70KPH 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

8680 mi   When doors were locked using the factory keyfob while one of the doors was still opened, the factory remote start, as well as the key fob, wouldn't work. The dealer ran diagnostics, but found no errors. The problem self-resolved two days before taking i 
11780   After 3 days of -30* celcius overnight temps, check engine light came on and gas gauge quit accurately reading. Onstar indicated the problem was with the fuel tank sensor. The gas gauge would sometimes not function at all, other times normally, and ... 
29140 C $891 Follow-up on previous fuel-gauge problem during cold weather. Was informed there is now a TSB. Using a higher ethanol fuel is supposed to prevent the problem from occurring - may be a Canadian specific problem.  
33480   Check engine light came on. Timing chain needed to be replaced. Engine had to be dropped to replace it so a/c was recharged and oil replaced as part of the work. Replaced under special GM extended coverage. Water pump started leaking while vehicle in shop for timing chain replacement. Replaced under warranty - dealership wasn't clear what warranty was used. 
6000   Gas gauge drops from 3/8 +/- tank to empty tank reading overnight. Tank level will move higher only after about 20 minutes of driving. 
20000   At +/- 40 mph when gas pedal is depressed heavily (lead foot) the car on 4 occasions has not accelerated for several long seconds, neither accelerates or bogs down - just stays at speed then after several long seconds finally kicks in - I consider this .. 
76300   DTC codes PO171 & P0174 ended up being oil contaminated Mass Air Flow sensor 
79000   Smog system 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

5000 mi   Reflashed engine and transmission computers with new SW. Vehicle shifts and drives smoother. 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

6000 mi   rough running at idle 
8060   Cold weather driving and the vehicle revved at odd times and seemed sluggish. Heat was not adequate. Then the check front right tire pressure message came up. 

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