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Saturn VUE Brake Problems

856 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Saturn VUE. 107 of these members (12.5%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 129 brake repairs to Saturn VUEs--an average of 0.2 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 Saturn VUE problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Saturn VUE repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1262 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten Saturn VUE repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

248-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

35000 mi US $200 Turned rotors and replaced pads, cleaned rear brakes. 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

248-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

34720 mi   A "pinging" noise was heard when cornering right above 60kmh. The noise was traced back to a misaligned drivers front brake shield that was catching on the rotor a/o caliper. This might be related to the same wheel having had a new bearing installed prior 
40300 C $75 Brake warning light intermittently coming on. Dealer could find no faults in the braking system. Brake pads/rotors sound. Suggested parking brake was left partially engaged??Says fluid level is fine. "Drive it and see if it comes back on again" 

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2006 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

15000 mi   Antilock sensor bad 
20460   Front brakes are poorly designed, too small for size of vehicle. Wear prematurely due to bad design. 
21080   Brake discs replaced due to premature warping, second occurance. 
32860   ABS wiring harness required replacement, wires were falling apart. 
37200 C $300 Front brakes replaced. Rotors warped prematurely and were refaced under warranty. 

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2006 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

20000 mi US $88 Poor braking performance. Shuddering when braking. 

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2005 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

35000 mi US $550 Brake work needed. 

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2004 Saturn VUE

Engine not specified

99000 mi US $250 Had to replace another abs sensor in the rear hub. 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

35000 mi US $208 Went in for oil change. Mechanic noticed front brakes badly worn and needed replacement. 
66000 US $175 Routine maintenance. Was told brake pads and rotors needed to be replaced. I chose not to have the work done at that time. 
72000   Acted on recommended repairs: brakes were replaced. 
90000   fluttering noise from rear of vehicle that turns to constant hum at speed. Shop thought rear brake drums were the cause and noticed rot and replaced rear brakes. noise remains. will take to dealer for evaluation.  
94700   ABS light being triggered by wheel hub bearing. Reset light. 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

151000 mi US $800 Pads and rotors replaced 
184000   ABS and Traction control light were both on. Needed speed sensors in both rear wheels.  

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