2003 Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2003

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2003 Saturn VUE repairs by problem area

Engine (42%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (2%)

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2003 Saturn VUE brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (58%)

< $100 (3%)

Chart based on 33 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

181-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

110000 mi

US $1000
Front Brakes Locking - replaced Rotors, Pads, Calipers and LF Brake Hose 
113000 mi

US $400
Replaced RF Brake Line. 

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2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

181-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

12023 mi Anti-lock brake warning light activated. Wheel speed sensor replaced under warranty. 
110000 mi

US $400
Front brakes. 
209000 mi

US $1200
dashboard light indicated problem with abs, abs sensor was replaced on rt rear wheel, also had to replace wheel bearing 
78000 mi

US $375
ABS right rear sensor within the hub was bad and was replaced. 
298000 mi

US $545
Front brake hoses replaced. Also turned rotors. 
74000 mi

US $750
First replacement of front brake pads and rotors 

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2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 CVT FWD

109700 mi

US $600
replaced all brakes, 2 new tires 

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2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 CVT AWD

186300 mi

US $200
Replaced Front Passenger caliper and brake lines 

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2003 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

85000 mi

US $300
ABS failed along with traction control. 
99000 mi

US $60
New front pads. 
150300 mi

US $549
Brakes and rotors. 
164000 mi

US $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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2003 Saturn VUE Brake Problems

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