On closer inspection, dealer found the wiring was poorly routed too close to the engine pulleys. The wire(s) had worn through and were shorting intermittently. Dealer moved wires and spliced to fix. Problem has not come back to date.
Rear door would not unlock when cold outside. It was a faulty door lock mechanism.
Fuel tank was not showing full when tank was full. Replaced both (all) sending units. Successful repair. CO2 Sensor failed after Fuel gauge repair (Check engine light). Sensor replaced.
After repairing emission sensor, mechanic encountered NUMEROUS computer problems. Problems were severe enough to warrant complete wiring tracing. Nothing was completed as of this input due to trading this vehicle in for another exactly like it , ...
Fuse block in engine compartment severely corroded, cause check engine faults.
Cd in player quit in the middle of a song-would not eject-fortunately close to dealer when it happened. After powering down vehicle and restarting, player once again functioned and disc ejected without incident. The player has worked ok since.
CD/radio replaced after previous CD eject problem reoccurred.
Cruise control too jerky with transmission; new software upgrade repaired the problem, although it took a few hours to get the vehicle's computer to accept it.
Wipers were making a "thumping" sound when running. It was determined on a previous trip the wiper motor was loose and bolts were stripped. Parts ordered and this trip was to replace part.
Rain sensing wipers were no longer sensing the amount of rain on windshield. Either the wipers would engage when there was no rain or the wipers would not start when driving in rain.
Dealership ordered sensor. Dealership replaced sensor, but it did not resolve the problem with my wipers. Another appointment to research problem with wipers, service manager decided to try and replace the switch to see if it resolves the problem. Ordered switch. Switch replaced for wipers, it was determined the electrical wiring in existing switch had shorts in it, and a new switch was replaced.
air bag light kept coming on showing air bags not working.
Air conditioning had O-ring failed system leaked freon.
210 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Saturn VUE. 54 of these members
(25.7%) have reported electrical repairs for their car.
A total of 94 electrical repairs to 2008 Saturn VUEs--an average of 0.4 per
vehicle--have been reported.