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2008 Saturn VUE Repair Histories

199 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Saturn VUE. 105 of these members (52.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 338 repairs to 2008 Saturn VUEs--an average of 1.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2008 Saturn VUE problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 338 repairs.

2008 Saturn VUE repair cost distribution

Chart based on 63 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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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

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

Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Sep 2007 - Dec 2012
1000 mi   Replaced driver side rear wheel speed sensor. ABS / TC & Stability control warning lights would go on and off. They would come on for a day then off. Very random, sensor fixed problem 
83000 US $75 Link Arms wore out, caused a clunking noise in the front end. Replaced the arms and the problem went away 
98000   Wheel speed sensor was bad shut down ABS, TC and Stability control. A bad wire was found and fixed. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

257-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Sep 2007 - Feb 2010
  The rear passenger door would not unlock every time with remote or key. Technicians found a bent rod in the door unlock mechanism - re-aligned it and now works OK. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
2000 mi   OnStar battery was defective and would not charge. 
21000   Blown cylinder head, cracked piston ring. 
29000   Minor engine oil leak. Replaced seal, but problem persists. 
35000   Grinding noise from steering column. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

169-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2007 - Feb 2011
5000 mi   air bag light kept coming on showing air bags not working. 
10000   Air conditioning had O-ring failed system leaked freon. 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
3500 mi   Windshield wiper motor bolts stripped, replaced bolts. 
4000   - Interior panel on passenger side loose. Tech re-attached. - Rattle in engine while running. Tech tightened bolts on bracket- did not stop noise. Two different appts for this. -Windshield wiper motor replaced. 
6000   Vehicle returned to dealership to repair rattle while engine is running. Tech determined that the rattle is the bracket attached to the air intake valve. Repositioned bracket to stop vibration of metal to metal. Clips were replaced holding interior side panel. After vehicle was remote started the heating and cooling system fan and temperature could not be adjusted. Computer needed to be re-programmed. 
12000   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. 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
1000 mi   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. 
2000   Brake pedal pad fell off-adhesive applied and re-installed. 
3000   CD/radio replaced after previous CD eject problem reoccurred. 
9000   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. 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2007 - Sep 2009
1860 mi   Due to all the freezing rain my windshield wipers were stuck when I turned on the wipers. Result was driver side wiper was not fully engaging.....service fixed the problem by tightening a loose bolt. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saturn in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
1000 mi   Reflash BCM per mailing. 
13000    

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2008 Saturn VUE 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Sep 2007 - Jan 2008
  windshield washer jet on driver side inoperable. Tech found that it was loose and had come undone from the washer pump. reinstalled correctly, and problem is now gone. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 2-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2010
1000 mi   Transmission hunting for gears when in cruise control set at around 70mph. Constant shifting every mile from 4th to 6th gear regardless of the pavement angle. 

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