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2003 Saturn VUE Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

113 TrueDelta members own a 2003 Saturn VUE. 23 of these members (20.4%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 9 brakes and traction control repairs to 2003 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 2003 Saturn VUE problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2003 Saturn VUE problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2003 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 2003 Saturn VUE repairs by problem area

43% of the 2003 Saturn VUE repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 22% to the suspension, 14% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 1% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 111 repairs.

2003 Saturn VUE brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the 2003 Saturn VUE brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 3% cost less than $100, 55% between $100 and $499, 16% between $500 and $999, 19% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 31 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 2003 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.

2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

181-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 91000    
110000 1000 Front Brakes Locking - replaced Rotors, Pads, Calipers and LF Brake Hose 
113000  

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2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

181-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 102000    
209000 1200 dashboard light indicated problem with abs, abs sensor was replaced on rt rear wheel, also had to replace wheel bearing 
 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 75000    
78000 375 ABS right rear sensor within the hub was bad and was replaced. 
79000  
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 295000    
298000 545 Front brake hoses replaced. Also turned rotors. 

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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. 
 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 138000    
164000 1440 Brake flex line had rust in it which caused driver side brake to stay engaged. Dealer replaced the drums, rotors, etc. and the problem remained (and they THEN replaced the flex line). 
 

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