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Saturn VUE Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

830 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Saturn VUE. 150 of these members (18.1%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 108 brakes and traction control repairs to Saturn VUEs--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Saturn VUE problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Saturn VUE problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Saturn VUE problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Saturn VUE repairs by problem area

23% of the Saturn VUE repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 22% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 7% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1019 repairs.

Saturn VUE brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the Saturn VUE brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 7% cost less than $100, 56% between $100 and $499, 22% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 102 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 Saturn VUE Brakes and Traction Control problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

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

Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 4000    
25000 0 Warning Lights on: Traction control, Stability control, ABS. Also, AWD light flashing. Dealer found left rear sensor wire rubbed bare, going to ground.  
 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

169-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 0    
13000 0 ABS, brake, traction control warning lights all came on and a wheel/tire locked up.  
 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

248-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 24180    
34720 0 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 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" 
89900  

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2006 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 8000    
15000 0 Antilock sensor bad 
 
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 19220    
32860 0 ABS wiring harness required replacement, wires were falling apart. 
 

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2005 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 29000    
44000 0 Antilock system activating with normal braking below 10 mph. This was during cold weather. BCM code indicated front left sensor. Code cleared. Shop could not duplicate problem and problem has not recurred.  
110000 40 replace parking brake cable 

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2004 Saturn VUE

Engine not specified

Saturn VUE in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 97000    
99000 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

Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 66960    
87420 0 ABS kicked in at low speed stops on bare dry road conditions. Problem persisted for one week and then stopped. Sounds similar to problem with speed sensor reported in SaturnFans forum. 
104780  
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 44020    
44640 200 Rear abs sensor. 
 

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2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn VUE in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 82000    
85000 300 ABS failed along with traction control. 
 

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