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2004 Saturn VUE Suspension Problems

125 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Saturn VUE. 27 of these members (21.6%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 44 suspension repairs to 2004 Saturn VUEs--an average of 0.4 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 2004 Saturn VUE problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2004 Saturn VUE repairs by problem area

Chart based on 161 repairs.

2004 Saturn VUE suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 51 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 2004 Saturn VUE repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

88000 mi US $100 stabilizer clips 
46000   Some vibration and other noises (squeaking etc) noted. Some bushings were replaced. 
90300   Rear shock absorbers required replacement. 
44020   Front drivers side wheel bearings started to "hum" and needed replacment. 
46500 C $220 Front, right stablizer link seized. 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

55800 mi C $130 Sway bar bushings replaced to reduce front end noise. Clunking sound over bumps remedied. Squeek when steering turned still present. Lube front shock rubber bushings suggested for next repair. 
78740   Squeaking noise when turning or going over bumps. Right front suspension link was replaced. Front brakes were worn so pads and rotors changed at same time. 
88534 US $180 REPLACE FRONT STABILIZER LINK BOTH SIDES  FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM + REAR BUSINGS 
103000   front pass side wheel bearing 
40000 US $529 Loud grinding noise from front wheel area, mostly on right front. Dealer replaced both front wheel bearings. 
73000 US $398 After brake replacement in February 09, noticed buzzing noise from front right side of the vehicle. Brought in for service at the shop that replaced the brakes. Was told the front right wheel bearing was worn and need to be replaced.  
84000   problem finally identified. Left Front wheel bearing replaced. Problem solved. 
85700   noticed check oil light. Brought into shop for scheduled maintenance. Had tires rotated balanced and an alignment. car pulling to the left. after alignment car pulled to the left even more. Sensor reset but check oil light still appears. brought back to shop to check alignment. was told everything checks out to spec. vehicle still blatantly pulls to the left. Have to hold steering wheel to avoid drifting. Can make left lane changes by simply letting go of the wheel. 
91000   Right rear wheel bearing/hub replaced. 
56000 US $100 Front struts were replaced due to creaking noise when driving over bumps in the road. 
44640 C $200 Top plate. 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

151000 mi US $800 Wheel bearing replaced. 
163000   One front wheel bearing under warranty from Sept. replacement and two rear wheel bearings. 

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