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2007 Saturn VUE repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 231 repairs.

2007 Saturn VUE repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (51%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 72 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

248-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Feb 2007 - Sep 2015
Aug 2007

3000 mi
Check Engine Light - displaying history of possible loose gas cap. 
Mar 2008

8000 mi
Check engine light - displaying history of possible loose gas cap. Turned out to be a loose hose. 
Apr 2009

21000 mi

US $37
'Evap Fuel Sys' fault code - replaced gas cap. 
Nov 2009

28000 mi
Bad left front wheel bearing Replaced left front wheel bearing 
May 2013

66000 mi

US $108
R&R Left Front Hub Assy. 
Aug 2014

82000 mi

US $150
Replaced Battery 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

248-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

4000 mi
Replace brake light switch. Brakes seem not to release after extended use. 
May 2009

24000 mi

US $89
brakes, front today. heard rubbing noise and the shoes were real close. 
Saturn VUE in Saskatchewan, Canada
Feb 2007 - Sep 2009
Oct 2007

11656 mi
Noticed rattle under dash. Took to dealer for annual service, oil change etc. and had them check the rattle. You could only hear if you REALLY listened on a wash board road. Dealer checked out and found a faulty intermediate steering link at 
Nov 2007

13640 mi
Dealer replaced complete steering column under factory warrenty. Rattle under dash. Fixed it this time, no more rattle!! 
Feb 2009

32240 mi
Extreme wind noise from front windshield. Had windshield replaced in summer. Top seal had shrunk ? Replaced top seal and re-sealed entire windshield. Probelm better but still wind noise from front. 
Saturn VUE in Washington, United States
Feb 2007 - Sep 2015
Sep 2007

5000 mi
Ignition key would stick/bind when turing on/off - intermittent 
Aug 2015

57000 mi

US $283
Front wheel bearing went bad and was replaced 
Saturn VUE in Washington, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

11000 mi
motor for rear window windshield wiper replaced front middle console warped panels replaced 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2007 - Oct 2015
Dec 2007

11000 mi
Hybrid battery was leaking and as a result the hybrid system had become erratic. gas gauge malfunctioned. Sensor replaced. Could have been malicious fuel siphoning- problem corrected. 
Jul 2009

35000 mi
Front idler arm bushing. Was rattling. Also door trim - very minor leak. 
Sep 2009

35000 mi
Weatherstrip on driver side door developed very slight leak.  Front stabilizer link had a bad bushing. Saturn will fix anything on warranty these days no matter if it is broken or not. 
Jan 2010

34000 mi
Heater control switch started clicking very softly. We forced an investigation and they fixed it on warranty. End of warranty, tires and brakes good- this car has been very good. Better than my Honda Civic 2008. 
Apr 2011

54000 mi

US $440
Belt tensioner and fan belt. Tensioner was loosing ground but could have gone many more miles. Belt replaced as an efficiency -but was not worn. 
Jul 2012

79700 mi

US $120
Error code b0062 - not corrected this trip. Seat belt sensor. 
Jun 2013

89000 mi

US $236
Caliper stuck on one wheel. Replaced. 
Aug 2013

90000 mi
Brake caliper sticking. Repaired other side (first caliper replaced in June) and replaced hoses and fluid. Problem has now been corrected. Probably the hoses all along- mechanic not sure if calipers needed to be replaced. 
Nov 2014

104000 mi

US $350
Front left Speed sensor. Could not remove - had to replace entire wheel bearing assembly. 
Oct 2015

117000 mi

US $60
Problem with harness affecting headlights. Brights will not work. Diagnosed as a relay type part behind the radio console. Too expensive to repair, could be that part or a short or something else. 
Saturn VUE in Texas, United States
Aug 2007 - Apr 2014
Sep 2007

15000 mi
Sensor and hood latch After last engine software upgrade, I can run at high speed on highway for a while, then come off the expressway and Hybrid engine dies instead of just going to 'idle' stop. Mechanic was unable to recreate the problem but it has happened to me at least 6 
Mar 2008

19000 mi
Hybrid 2007 Vue hood latch is out of stock. Previous repair personnel did not follow up at the factory. This time they called up several levels trying to get authorization to have a part manufactured. New Vue has different part!!! Campaign notification on 2 problems. One involves the battery system on the hybrid not charging properly. To repair they went over the entire charging system making some modifications and updated software. All done under warranty but takes 2 days at shop. 
Nov 2008

19875 mi

US $132
The hood latch was finally replaced so that the car could get inspected. Apparently GM had to have several of these manufactured since the 2008's VUE has a different part. The annoying part was while the hood latch did not work the Hybrid was disabled. 
Apr 2010

37700 mi
2007 Saturn Vue Hybrid had to have complete new air conditioning compressor and 'parts'. It took 4 days for GM to authorize this repair and another 4 days to get the parts. 
Jul 2010

39000 mi

US $272
Car would not start. Car battery seemed to be the problem because after sitting for a while, it would start but Battery light was on. Alternator replaced, car battery and 3 hybrid batteries replaced. 
Dec 2010

43000 mi

US $250
Check Engine light was on. Cylinder two was misfiring. Martin Cadillac said 5 days to get parts. I expressed my displeasure since 2 previous trips took over 10 day to get parts. Ignition coil, spark plugs replaced using non GM parts. 
Aug 2012

52500 mi

US $366
Replaced the ignition key hole. It was jamming like so many other Saturns. 
Mar 2013

55000 mi

US $125
Ignition key lockset jammed and had to be entirely replaced. 
Aug 2013

56700 mi

US $150
Intermittent engine hiccups. Root cause loose ground wire on AC caused electrical system intermittent failure when A/C cut in. 
Apr 2014

59000 mi

US $120
Key jammed in ignition for the second time in the last 6 months. 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
May 2007 - Oct 2015
Sep 2007

10540 mi
Sticking ignition switch, cleaned and lubed. 
Mar 2008

18600 mi
Front sway bar end links clunking. 
Oct 2008

29760 mi
Noisy upper strut bearings, dealer lubed per direction from GM. Noise is back after 4 days... 
Feb 2009

34720 mi
Driver side wheel bearing replaced. Replaced strut mounts. 
Mar 2009

35340 mi
Rust spot on rear hatch, near chrome handle. 
Apr 2009

35960 mi
passenger side wheel bearing, noisy, replaced under warranty 
Nov 2010

58860 mi
Front left wheel bearing hub assembly replaced. 
Nov 2011

72540 mi
Front wheel bearing Front sway bar links clunking. Dealer offered to repair for 400$, which I declined. Not covered under warranty. 
Apr 2012

77880 mi
Front right wheel hub. Bearing noisy. 
Jun 2012

79980 mi
Noisy front wheel hub (left front). Dealer said it was tire wear. Not repaired. Still noisy. 
Sep 2012

84320 mi

C $800
Rear main seal leaking after clutch install, roughly 20 drops a day. 
May 2013

92380 mi
Brakes replaced drums, the new ones were warped out of the box. Replaced with Raybestos drums. 
Sep 2014

106640 mi

C $500
Replaced both a-arms (one of the a arm bushings was bad). Both a-arms came with new ball joints. Replaced front sway bar links. Replaced brake pads and discs. Replaced spark plugs (but originals were still fine). 
Sep 2015

115940 mi

C $268
Seized caliper, changed caliper and brake hose (AC Delco parts). 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Texas, United States
Feb 2007 - Apr 2009
Apr 2007

4000 mi
ignition was catching making it difficult to turn the key in the ingnition to start vehicle. Parts were in house. I came the next day and problem was fixed in approx. 4 hours. No charge to me, under factory warranty. 
Jul 2008

17000 mi
Jan 2009

21000 mi
Vehicle security sys. to open doors was operating ineffectively. Key-fob was mal-functioning. Under warranty, new key fob programmed. works great. 
Feb 2009

22000 mi
Two of the five push buttons on radio did not program radio stations. Radio was under new car warranty and replaced with a new unit. 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Saturn in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

5580 mi
There is an unnerving regular vibration/humming emanating from the rear wheelwells. It got to be so bad that if the rear windows were opening, it caused discomfort in the passengers and drivers ears. It could also be heard (but less) when the windows we 

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2007 Saturn VUE Repair Histories

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