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2004 Saturn VUE repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 217 repairs.
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2004 Saturn VUE repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (16%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (31%)

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Chart based on 173 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Saturn VUE

Engine not specified

Saturn VUE in Maryland, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2011
May 2011

116000 mi

US $2200
Transmission only operates in Drive or reverse. I have previously replaced the Torque Convertor and did not want to sink more money into this vehicle's transmission. It has been a problem since I bought the car. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

56000 mi
Air conditioning did not work. Seat belts locked. 
Saturn VUE in Indiana, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

99000 mi

US $250
Had to replace another abs sensor in the rear hub. 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2010 - May 2016
Mar 2010

88000 mi

US $100
stabilizer clips 
Jul 2014

138000 mi

US $95
Brake hoses to front calipers were corroded 
Mar 2015

141000 mi

US $151
door closer replaced 
Oct 2015

145200 mi
torque converter shot 
Saturn VUE in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2011

152000 mi

US $225
rear motor mount, second time 
Jun 2011

152000 mi
transmission making noise when starting off and when shifting 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Dec 2008 - Feb 2012
Jan 2009

112000 mi

US $375
Lock on trunk. AC knob broke. 
Mar 2010

133000 mi

US $129
The check engine light was on. I got an oil change at the same time. Goodyear flashed the computer and resolved the issue.  Check Engine light on, reset computer and resolved issue. Tech said if it happens again, the computer module will most likely need to be replaced. Oil was changed at this time. 
May 2010

134000 mi

US $100
Also, charged AC system, was not cool anymore. 
Jun 2011

155000 mi

US $80
AC needed recharging, when it was serviced last year, GoodYear, put in leak detector and did not remove it and recharge ac correctly,. Therefore AC was not working optimally. AC works better, but will need to be evacuated and recharged. 
Aug 2011

158000 mi

US $1400
Compressor and other major parts of ac were bad. Replaced parts working great but it was expensive. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2012
Mar 2011

150000 mi

US $750
Struts and shocks were replaced due to normal wear. 
Jan 2012 The rear hatch latches and stays closed, but does not lock. The left passenger door does not lock electrically, only manually. 
Saturn VUE in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

119000 mi

US $60
I had to replace the wheel hub on the front passenger side. Needed to replace the Tie-rod end links 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Jan 2013 - Feb 2014
Oct 2013

79421 mi

US $88
replaced front and rear swaybar links. easy d.i.u. job . no more clunking noise from front end replaced front and rear swaybar links. easy d.i.y. job . no more clunking noise from front end 
Saturn VUE in Oregon, United States
Mar 2008 - May 2009
Mar 2008

25000 mi

US $450
Sway bar end links replaced to reduce front end noise. Also replaced gas cap (warranty repair). 
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
- Jan 2008
Jan 2008

53320 mi
1.electronic module changed at 81.000 km/ 3yrs(covered)2.ignition key cylinder had to be adjusted ans lubricated 3-4 times in 4 yrs(covered) 3.shifter handle was repaired/replaced 2 times (covered)4.strange suspension noise began this winter not fixed ye 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2016
Nov 2015

179000 mi

US $200
Starter failed 
Dec 2015

179000 mi
rear control arm broke from frame. Further investigation with welder to see if welding could repair it resulted in the discovery that the frame had rusted out so much so that there was no way to repair it. Seems it is a unibody and once it rusts out there 
Saturn VUE in Louisiana, United States
Feb 2012 - Feb 2017
Jan 2017

206000 mi

US $475
Replaced tires and I bought quick struts, monroe. 
Feb 2017

216000 mi

US $200
Removed cleaned resealed oil pan. Removed cleaned replaced o-rings resealed oil pump and oil filter housing. Replaced water pump, timing belt, hydraulic belt tensioner and pulley incl. idler pulley, incl.exhaust 2ea. donut flanges. 
Saturn VUE in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2010 - Apr 2011
Nov 2010

127580 mi

C $137
ABS sensor and/or ABS ring in RF wheel hub giving fluctuating voltage. Will try cleaning same to correct the problem. If that doesn't work, owner will install new hub/bearing assy. 
Saturn VUE in Arizona, United States
Jun 2006 - Nov 2014
Mar 2006

18 mi
Squeaking coming from steering wheel housing. Some rubbing with a harness for a component (airbag) observed. Problem fixed. 
Nov 2008

46000 mi
Some vibration and other noises (squeaking etc) noted. Some bushings were replaced. Also engine mount replaced. 
Jan 2009

48000 mi
The strut assemblies for the rear gate need to be replaced, as they were barely supporting the gate. The parts were ordered. 
Feb 2009

49000 mi
Problem noted in Jan 2009 was fixed - replaced struts for rear gate. 
Aug 2012

77400 mi
The starter motor needed to be replaced. The old one was getting very noisy and, on occasion, more difficult to stat. Repair scheduled with regular service. 
Feb 2014

90100 mi
Rear shock absorbers required replacement. 
Nov 2014

95000 mi

US $720
Engine mount causing vibrations. Leaking AC system. 
Saturn VUE in Oklahoma, United States
Mar 2008 - Jul 2009
Jul 2009

79000 mi
Driver side seat heater quit and interior back light never worked. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Aug 2006 - Jun 2018
Jan 2006

35000 mi
Replace seat heater element 
Oct 2008

102000 mi
Check engine light on. Code was for emission purge control, replaced cracked hose. 
May 2010

145000 mi
Sway bar bushings replaced.  
Dec 2010

156000 mi

US $60
Changed headlights 
Oct 2011

174000 mi

US $35
Replaced bushings for sway bar. 
Jun 2012

188000 mi

US $250
Replaced sway bar bushings, front strut assemblies 
Sep 2012

197000 mi

US $6000
Replaced both front wheel bearing assemblies. Had headlight lenses polished also. 
Oct 2012

198000 mi

US $550
Car idling rough.Replaced 1 coil pack, mechanic thought cam timing off. He rechecked previous work and 1 cam off a tooth. Reset on timing belt properly.Engine runs fine now. 
Apr 2013

203000 mi

US $500
Power loss light, not drivable. Accelerator made no change to engine rpm, just slightly above idle. Replaced throttle body (Bad throttle control assembly) and ECU for engine. 
Dec 2013

217000 mi

US $490
Replaced right front wheel bearing Replaced drivers side cv/axle assembly. Boot torn bearing failing. 
Feb 2014

218000 mi

US $300
Replaced broken stabilizer bar. Hit pothole,cracked on drivers side. Probably already worn beforehand, as replacing it eliminated a clunk. 
Aug 2014

228000 mi

US $250
Drivers side front wheel bearing replaced. 
May 2015

238000 mi

US $300
Replaced rotors, pads, calipers, rear drums, rear linings, rear wheel cylinders 
Jun 2015

238000 mi

US $300
Replaced front brake hoses, drivers side hose intermittently blocked causing brake pads to stick..Enough to smoke (nearly caught fire once) 
Nov 2015

249000 mi

US $195
Replaced broken serpentine belt..Replaced battery 
Aug 2016

255100 mi

US $140
Replaced drivers side front wheel bearing 
Dec 2016

263000 mi

US $200
Replaced passenger side wheel bearing Replaced exhaust system 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2008 - Jun 2011
Feb 2009

44020 mi
Front drivers side wheel bearings started to "hum" and needed replacment. 
May 2009

46500 mi

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

Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
- Dec 2006
Aug 2006

54000 mi

US $215
rear exhaust (02) heated O2 sensor replaced & replaced O2 sensor 12581688 
Dec 2006

60000 mi

US $172
replaced 'sir coil' (air bag part) 
Saturn VUE in Nova Scotia, Canada
Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
Oct 2011

124620 mi

C $185
front right brake caliper rear right wheel bearing 
Oct 2012

139500 mi

C $55
front wheel bearing 
May 2015

168300 mi

C $300
front wheel bearing 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2010 - Aug 2016
Dec 2010

71000 mi

US $760
Front end squeaking when under heavy braking and handling was sloppy. Replaced struts and mounts, which greatly improve the handling. Also fixed some of the noise. 
Feb 2011

72000 mi

US $550
Heat only blows warm on the hottest setting. Replaced Thermostat, flushed coolant, and replaced heatercore. Problem still exists.  
Jul 2012

89000 mi

US $300
Rear wheel bearing humming 
Aug 2012

89700 mi

US $35
Replaced turn signal multi finction switch. Symptom - turn signals would sound when not in use. 
Jun 2016

134000 mi
replaced front struts /mounts, contorl arm bushings, + alignment 
Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2014
Mar 2008

56000 mi

US $100
Front struts were replaced due to creaking noise when driving over bumps in the road. Rear hatch rattle, repaired for the second time. Rear windshield wiper motor was replaced. The heater/air conditioning dial broke for the third time. Was unable to drive because the heat would not turn on during northeast winter. Drive shaft had to be rebalanced due to a vibration & fluttering noise. 
Jun 2008

59000 mi

US $495
Windshield wiper sensor replaced 
Apr 2009

70000 mi

US $396
Rear windshield wiper assembly had to be replaced 
Jul 2009

77000 mi

US $815
Replaced front rotors, gas cap and all new tires 
Saturn VUE in Maine, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016
Oct 2014

118200 mi

US $244
oxygen sensor and oil change 
Nov 2015

133000 mi

US $1100
Replaced wheel bearing,  also found CV joint and axel needed replacement as well. Caliper failed, had to replace it and brake hose and all front pads. 
Jul 2016

142300 mi

US $756
Axle 
Dec 2016

144000 mi
Needed rear brakes and brake lines. Also in need of future steering rack replacement. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2011
Oct 2008

79944 mi

US $312
FRONT SUSPENSION HUB + BEARING RIGHT SIDE 
May 2009

88534 mi

US $180
REPLACE FRONT STABILIZER LINK BOTH SIDES  FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM + REAR BUSINGS 
Dec 2009

96362 mi

US $64
FLUSH RADIATOR NEW ANTI-FREEZE 
Jun 2010

103406 mi

US $330
front pass side wheel bearing front axle shaft, right inner 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Oct 2010 - Feb 2012
Aug 2010

75000 mi

US $100
Replaced hatch gas cylinders 
Oct 2010

76000 mi

US $200
Replaced driver side seat heater 
Feb 2012

100000 mi
Seat heater not working when sold. 
Saturn VUE in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2007 - Sep 2013
Sep 2009

40000 mi

US $529
Loud grinding noise from front wheel area, mostly on right front. Dealer replaced both front wheel bearings. Loud growling coming from rear of vehicle during tight turns at slow speeds. Dealer replaced Rear Drive Module (RDM). 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

105000 mi

US $947
severe water leakage inside the car when it rained  replacement of 2 Motor Mounts 
Saturn VUE in Utah, United States
Dec 2015 - Mar 2018
Oct 2015

103000 mi

US $109
replaced struts which control the motion of the rear cargo door which would not stay open. 
Mar 2016

105000 mi

US $50
rear main seal leak. mechanic added Stop Leak. 
Mar 2017

112000 mi

US $439
Motor mount replaced; Torsion sensor pulley replaced 
Saturn VUE in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2011 - Sep 2016
Jun 2015

82460 mi

C $300
replaced drums, shoes and cylinders 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2008 - Apr 2016
Apr 2009

87420 mi
ABS kicked in at low speed stops on bare dry road conditions. Problem persisted for one week and then stopped. Sounds similar to problem with speed sensor reported in SaturnFans forum. 
Sep 2011

95480 mi

C $800
steering pulling to left, noisy when turning or on rough road 
Saturn VUE in Colorado, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
Oct 2008

35000 mi

US $118
One battery cable came apart. Shorted out, drained the battery and blew some fuses. Able to do replacements myself. 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Oct 2012
Mar 2012

152520 mi

C $500
Strut bushings 
Saturn VUE in Oregon, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

89000 mi

US $20
noises when ac on 
Dec 2017

90000 mi

US $1500
replaced noisy compressor, a/c clutch, expansion valve, accumulator assy. replaced radiator, slight leaking from fittings on tank. replaced from pads and rotors 
Saturn VUE in Wyoming, United States
Aug 2013 - Nov 2015
May 2014

225000 mi

US $245
Jack shaft mounting bracket broken and worn out bearing on shaft. 
Sep 2014

228000 mi

US $280
Lower ball joint replaced. Half shaft replaced. 
Oct 2014

228300 mi

US $250
Motor mount was broken. 
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

44640 mi

C $200
Rear abs sensor. Top plate. Growling noise on awd. 
Apr 2009

47740 mi
Rear drive module (RDM) changed again just before warranty end, lots of metal particles in oil. Chewed up.... 
Saturn VUE in New Hampshire, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2012
Jun 2008

40000 mi
The problem was the Torque Converter and Transmission Control Module originally believe to be transmission control module so it was flash updated 
Sep 2008

66000 mi

US $175
Was told that the drive shaft bearing needed to be replaced. I chose not to have the work done at that time. 
Apr 2009

73000 mi

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.  
Sep 2009

77000 mi

US $125
Drive shaft bearing was worn and needed to be replaced.Had car inspected at the dealership, technician would not pass me unless part was repaired.However part was on back-order, so drive shaft removed.Vehicle is front wheel only until shaft repaired. 
Oct 2009

78000 mi

US $512
drive shaft bearing was replaced and AWD was restored 
Aug 2010

84000 mi

US $500
humming, buzzing, droning noise from front driver side area. CV half shaft assembly replaced. Did not resolve problem finally identified. Left Front wheel bearing replaced. Problem solved. 
Oct 2010

85300 mi
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. 
Jun 2011

91000 mi

US $380
Right rear wheel bearing/hub replaced. 
Nov 2011

94300 mi

US $150
ABS light being triggered by wheel hub bearing. Reset light. 
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
May 2008 - Nov 2017
Jun 2008

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. 
Jan 2010

69440 mi

C $50
Gas cap no good. Bought new generic cap. Engine light came on. Garage put car on computer. Air leak in emission system. New cap wasn't tightened enough. Works fine now. Garage charged for reading engine light code. 
Mar 2011

78740 mi

C $300
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. 
Oct 2012

97340 mi

C $536
center drive shaft bearing replaced and shaft balanced Growling noise at low speed braking from ABS solenoids due to left rear sensor acting up. Removed sensor, ground oxidation from mounting surface, reinstalled sensor. No more noise ! 
Apr 2015

118100 mi

C $597
right front bearing replaced, rear torsion bar rubber mounts replaced  muffler replaced 
Aug 2015

121260 mi

C $495
Bad steering wheel shake on braking. Front disk was badly warped. Caliper was not seized but would not release completely causing disk to heat. Flexible brakeline on right was replaced along with pads & rotors. Works fine now. 
Feb 2016

127140 mi

C $50
universal joint to the rear wheels was removed to cure noise from u-joints and middle support bearing. vehicle is now regular front wheel drive but driving noise is tolerable. 
Saturn VUE in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2017 - Apr 2018
Feb 2018

213000 mi

US $1400
Shocks struts all the way around alignment lock gas cap wipers engine light was on oil change it still makes noise engine light pops on and off lock gas cap wipers engine light was on oil change. Engine light still comes on 
Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

67450 mi

US $1700
Replaced torque converter. Input shaft grinds upon entry into torque converter. Transmission shop claims this is a transmission defect. NOTE: This is a Honda transmission and I feel they are responsible for the defect, not GM. 
Saturn VUE in Montana, United States
Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
May 2017

132000 mi

US $368
Negative battery cable was replaced due to frayed top end and low signal coming from the battery as a result. Low coolant level sensor was old and needed replacement. It was built in to the reservoir so the whole thing was replaced. 
Dec 2017

134500 mi

US $250
Sway bar links were replaced on the front end. 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2018
Aug 2010

46000 mi
Engine light w/ misfire trouble codes no issues present no repair at this time 
Jan 2011

48000 mi
Check engine light emissions issue no codes found 
Mar 2012

56000 mi
New catalytic converter, replaced under emissions warranty 
Feb 2014

72900 mi

US $28
replaced worn liftgate support 
Aug 2016

100300 mi

US $600
4 wheel half shaft bearing & joint 
Mar 2017

120000 mi

US $700
Repair stripped oil drain Driver front wheel bearing assembly 
Jun 2017

129000 mi

US $1700
Full front brakes rotors, calipers and hoses. Control arms and bushings. 
Mar 2018

159000 mi

US $450
Wheel bearing. Front brake pads too. Independent shop covered cost of part as it failed prematurely Front pads too, bearing failed prematurely so covered under warranty 
Jun 2018

166000 mi

US $450
Rear cylinders, shoe actuators and shoes 
Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
- May 2008
May 2008

43000 mi

US $450
Replace front wheel bearing. 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 CVT FWD

Saturn VUE in Georgia, United States
Feb 2009 - Apr 2012
Apr 2011

114700 mi

US $5200
CVT transmission belt shattered, destroyed transmission - 
Jul 2011

118000 mi

US $600
a/c compressor went out, ordered replacement kit online for $399, labor $200 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 CVT AWD

Saturn VUE in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2014
Feb 2013

147000 mi

US $200
Left rear wheel bearing required replacement 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
May 2013 - Mar 2017
Sep 2016

156000 mi

US $400
2 broken rear coil springs.also replaced rear shocks 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn VUE in Georgia, United States
Nov 2014 - Oct 2016
Dec 2014

86000 mi

US $1560
Clutch Kit Replacement 
Saturn VUE in New Jersey, United States
- Oct 2007
Oct 2007

37000 mi
Dealer tightened loose front swaybar bushings 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Aug 2008 - Jan 2012
Mar 2009

60000 mi

US $350
Rear Wiper motor didn't work. 
Nov 2009

71000 mi

US $100
Leak coming in passenger front footwell from the center console. Cleaned sunroof drains, but is still leaking. 
Dec 2009

72000 mi

US $50
Drained evap condensor. 
May 2011

89000 mi

US $1500
Master cylinder went out, taking clutch, and slave cylinder with it. Total cost was half parts, half labor. 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2011
Jul 2007

35000 mi

US $750
new tires-goodyear triple treads 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

156300 mi

US $1000
New head,valves,lifters,gaskets,water pump,oil pump,timing chain and all associated parts, camshafts, Replaced ac evaporator, receiver drier, heater core, and expansion valve New front struts,tie rods,sway bar bushings,lateral arm bushings, trailing arm bushings,control arm bushings,stabilizer arms.rear shocks. 
Oct 2016

166200 mi

US $280
Replace fuel pump module 
Dec 2016

167000 mi

US $400
Replaced catalytic converter. Replaced coilpack and ecm 
Jun 2017

177000 mi

US $415
Clutch, slave cylinder, rear main oil seal, both output seals. Both lower knuckle joints. 
Jan 2018

185000 mi

US $75
Accelerator pedal position sensor. 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
Jan 2016

108000 mi

US $125
Original Delco battery finally died. Replaced with ProStart battery from PepBoys. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Sep 2007 - Aug 2010
Sep 2008

151000 mi

US $800
Wheel bearing replaced. 
Nov 2008

158000 mi

US $459
Starter/generator. Replaced then battery light would not go out. Turned out to be a faulty replacement starter.  
Feb 2009

163000 mi

US $775
One front wheel bearing under warranty from Sept. replacement and two rear wheel bearings. 
Dec 2009

184000 mi

US $600
ABS and Traction control light were both on. Needed speed sensors in both rear wheels.  
Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2013 - Dec 2013
Mar 2013

101000 mi

US $5
Bracket holding Hazard Warning Switch in place broken, causing switch to partially protrude into mounting hole. Removed switch/repaired bracket/reinstalled bracket-switch. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Oct 2017
Dec 2014

138000 mi

US $360
Cables from Gearshift to transmission broke and needed replacement. 2nd time in 2 years. 
Aug 2017

190000 mi
Clutch failed. Slave cylinder failure. Car towed to charity donation site. 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Oct 2008 - Dec 2008
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

53000 mi

US $30
The power mirror switch popped out randomly while driving and could not be repaired. 
Mar 2009

60000 mi

US $200
The ac condenser leaks. 
Saturn VUE in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2007 - Dec 2014
Oct 2007

37000 mi
Check for rattle in front end-tighten sway bar bushings & lube caliper pins 
Jan 2011

85900 mi

US $80
Center brake lights not working. Repaired chafed wiring between body and rear hatch. 
May 2014

103700 mi

US $600
Replaced both front calipers and hydraulic hoses. 
Jul 2014

104700 mi

US $600
Replace shifter cables. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

186000 mi

US $1289
Needed to replace master and slave clutch cylinders, along with clutch. 
Jun 2010

190000 mi

US $166
Replace shocks and struts (KBC) 
Saturn VUE in Georgia, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2018
May 2008

47000 mi
Car failed emission inspection for leaking fuel cap. Saturn admitted there was a recall for similar problems. Cap replaced at no charge, 
Mar 2013

90000 mi

US $840
Cable end link(s) failed in manual transmission dropping Reverse gear. Serpentine belt needed replacement due to multiple cracks extending 1/4 of its width. 
Aug 2013

96000 mi

US $3790
Whole 5 speed transmission failed. No choice given except to replace. Dealer couldn't fix it. Nearly impossible to shift into gear or between gears etc. Just plain unsafe. 
Jun 2016

121000 mi

US $320
Flexible connector block to tailpipe broke and needed repair by welding new flex pipe. 
Nov 2016

125700 mi

US $671
Faulty fuel pump pressure sender. Tank had to be dropped, sender replaced and road tested. 
Dec 2017

150000 mi
Rear hatch struts had completely collapsed. Ordered parts on Amazon, received in 2 days and installed in 15 minutes. 
Saturn VUE in Iowa, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Nov 2008

73000 mi

US $1800
Repaired engine from previous trip increased pressure on rest of motor. Motor blew oil rings (30 MP qt) Found out that grinding an aluminium motor head can cause this problem. Replaced with 2006 Cobalt 2.2. Total labor and motor was $1600.  
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

68000 mi

US $1500
brkes, incl pads,rotors and calipers (front only) rear-ok.  oil leak.  front wheel bearing. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Oct 2012 - Nov 2012
Nov 2012

149000 mi

US $480
water pump had to be replaced 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Alabama, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2013
May 2013

77000 mi
Frame snapped near right rear wheel when bolts snapped. It needs a k frame which cannot be located in Vermont. If the part can be found, the repair estimate is about $3,000. Update: sold for parts. 
Saturn VUE in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2007 - May 2008
Jan 2008

52000 mi
Hi-pressure fuel sensor failed 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saturn VUE in Louisiana, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

41000 mi

US $300
Hood latch cable broke; original dealer where purchased (used) had offered to fix, but new job prevented trip. When battery died and I couldn't open the hood, a tow-in and paid repair to the local dealer was necessary. 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Apr 2007 - May 2007
May 2007

37000 mi
Lunged forward when at a stop sign. Acel pedal error but deal unable to pin point issue. Vehicle returned to dealer as lemon and purchased new vehicle - NOT a GM - Toyota!! 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saturn VUE in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

27000 mi

US $35
Air bag sensor module 
Jul 2007

27000 mi
Car would bog down a few times after start up. 

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2004 Saturn VUE

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Oregon, United States
Mar 2009 - May 2009
Apr 2009

145000 mi

US $1770
the 3rd transmission on this Vue went out. Just stopped this time with no warning. 

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