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2007 Saturn Outlook repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (17%)

Chart based on 461 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2007 Saturn Outlook.

2007 Saturn Outlook repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (56%)

Chart based on 204 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 Outlook

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Saturn Outlook in Oregon, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

5000 mi
Water leaks in B pillar, emergency break area, door leaks. Water leaks continue Water leaks continue Rear seat audio not working. 
Jan 2008

6000 mi
Water leaks continue. Door seals ordered and doors adjusted. 
Saturn Outlook in Ohio, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

34000 mi
Steering pump noise 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4dr SUV

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

Saturn Outlook in Georgia, United States
May 2007 - Dec 2009
Oct 2007

7000 mi
I told the Service Mgr at the dealer that the Drivers Seat felt loose at times. TSB (Technical Service Bulletin) 07-08-50-016: Service Tech run the motor to adjust the seat; back and forth, up and down; to seat the bearings. I told the Service Manager that the drivers window is working intermittently. Sometimes the drivers window will not go down, and I have to play with the switch - then it will work and the window will work without a problem. Service Tech did attempt 
Apr 2009

33000 mi
Drivers seat jerks when adjusting forward or backwards, using electric seat adjustment controls. Replaced the drivers seat hardware; Rails and such. Upon first startup of vehicle the drivers window controls fail to operate. Once the vehicle is running and completed the electrical "tests" then the drivers window control will operate. 
Saturn Outlook in Florida, United States
May 2007 - Feb 2016
Aug 2009

23000 mi
Water pump went bad. Temp guage was reading very high. 
Jan 2013

43000 mi
Both cv joints replaced 
Mar 2013

63000 mi
Check engine light. Was fuel solenoid problem 
Jan 2016

58000 mi

US $1300
Water pump 
Saturn Outlook in Virginia, United States
Jan 2010 - Sep 2017
Feb 2010

37000 mi
During cold weather attempted to clean rear window with rear washer fluid and wiper and washer fluid shot out of drivers "A" pillar across dash. Cause was diagnosed as cracked line from frozen fluid. Covered by dealer, out of factory warranty period. Chrome coating peeling from front grille. Part ordered and replaced by dealer. 
May 2012

67800 mi
Drivers seat back power lumbar adjustment inoperative. Dealer diagnosed problem, stated repair would be over $450 for parts with no charge for labor. Third time in for this problem. 
Feb 2013

83300 mi

US $1300
Fuel system evap solenoid and fuel tank pressure sensor were replaced under NON-warranty repairs. 
Mar 2015

112000 mi
Transmission was intermittently sticking in first gear and would not shift through gears. Also had not reverse when problem would happen. Dealer serviced the transmission with a special service pack from GM as this was a known problem. 
Jul 2015

113200 mi
Took vehicle for transmission special service for 3-5-R wave plate. Came back from dealer with worse problems than it went in. Dealer had the Saturn for 2 weeks and sent trans to a trans shop for specialty work. 
Jul 2016

130700 mi

US $750
Replaced both front strut assemblies due to sway bar becoming loose and wearing mount hole in one side. Sway bar was reconnected incorrectly during previous transmission work. 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2010
Mar 2010

28000 mi
replace water pump 
Saturn Outlook in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2007 - Jun 2011
May 2007

2480 mi
Air conditioner failed, due to gasket leak at thermal expansion valve. Known problem documented in TSB. During first trip, problem was diagnosed, but replacement parts needed to be FedExed from the USA. During this trip, the gaskets were replaced, and the problem was resolved. 
Sep 2007

9920 mi
Driver seat rocks forward during heavy deceleration. Driver seat shakes or wobbles when being moved forward/back on track, suggesting a problem with the track and/or motors. Dealership claims they could not reproduce, although the problem is obvious an 
Jun 2008

17980 mi
Driver seat wobbles during movement; rocks during acceleration and braking, as previously reported. This time dealer admitted it is a known problem, but replacement parts are still being developed. Dealer implemented a temporary fix. Brake pedal squeak caused by incorrect brake fluid. TSB issued by GM; dealer service replaced fluid as described. Car refuses to shift down to a lower gear at highway speeds when accelerator is depressed lightly. Accelerator must be pressed heavily, at which point transmission shifts down 2 or 3 gears. Service reported "normal behavior". 
Feb 2010

37820 mi

C $550
Steering failure - could not turn wheel either direction at low RPMs. PS fluid was topped which reduced but not fixed problem. Dealer replaced PS pump and return line; problem continued, so dealer also replaced steering rack and gears. engine timing chain stretches and slips. Known issue with L-series engines; GM has ordered parts and will fix under warranty. 
Mar 2010

39060 mi
stretched timing chain replaced by dealership mechanics. Vehicle gets much better fuel economy now! 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2016
Jan 2008

12000 mi
Leaking sunroof drain. 
Jul 2010

55000 mi
Leaking water pump, took them one day to repair 
Jan 2011

143000 mi

US $100
Power steering rack was replaced....it was making noise.  Also had gunked up EGR...cleaned. 
Sep 2011

77000 mi
Transmission would not go into reverse nor out of 1st gear. Many parts replaced internally. 
Jan 2012

82000 mi
Having trouble shifting out of 1st or 2nd gear after using towing mode. Intermittent problem 
Jan 2015

75700 mi

US $200
Throttle body issues caused stalling in cold or wet weather. Seems to be a wiring harness issue at throttle body. 
Jun 2015

149000 mi

US $250
Alternator went out...did belts and hoses while I was in there 
Jan 2016

139000 mi

US $175
Throttle body replacement....intermittent codes and limp mode in cold weather 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
Oct 2010

41000 mi
Washer pump not functioning properly. Also brought car in for washer heater recall. 
Saturn Outlook in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2007 - Oct 2011
Jul 2007

850 mi
Rear hatch switch not functioning. Parts arrived for rear hatch switch, dealer replaced switch. Hatch is now working correctly. Drivers side floor mat premature wear. New floor mats arrived, dealer installed. Replace power rear liftgate button on bottom inside of liftgate. Covered under warranty 
Apr 2010

47500 mi
Replaced leaky water pump. 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Nov 2007

1000 mi
Had Transmission Re-Flash software updated per Service Buletin issued by GM/Saturn. Also had spoiler & mud flaps in stalled while in the shop. Everything went fine and vehichle drives much better. 
Saturn Outlook in Virginia, United States
Jan 2008 - Sep 2016
Dec 2010

47000 mi
The sun roof leaked when the car was parked with the front end pointed down a hill 
Oct 2011

58500 mi
Reverse clutch plate needed to be replaced The BCM module was shorted out when Dealer completed a recall service while the car was in the shop for a different repair 
Nov 2012

68400 mi

US $100
The rear driver side window would not go up or down, the window motor was replaced along with the switch on the door and the switch on the front driver door 
Apr 2013

72500 mi

US $100
replace brake fluid sensor, because warning lights came on for brake system and stabilatrak Replace drivers window control switch replace wiring harness for both headlights. Replace light bulb for both headlights. I had already replace the drivers side headlight harness because it failed 
Sep 2013

78000 mi

US $138
Timing belt needed replacement Front struts were replaced 
Jun 2016

119000 mi
Replaced drivers and passengers(driver side)power window switches Replace rear windshield wiper arm and blade 
Saturn Outlook in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2007 - Feb 2011
Mar 2008

9920 mi
Leak near windshield caused short in fusebox and multiple codes(39+). Leak was repaired, fusebox replaced. Blocked drainage tube for sunroof also repaired. 
Sep 2008

14880 mi
Lumbar support on driver's side inoperative. 
Nov 2008

16120 mi

C $120
Service airbag system warning came on DIC. Code was present and computer re-flash was done.  Also, sunroof drain lines were replaced(2nd time). 
Apr 2009

19220 mi
Driver's window was scratched by the trim in the door. Window, trim and molding were replaced. 
Jan 2010

32000 mi
RF & LF stabilizer bar links replaced 
May 2010

28520 mi

C $49
Transaxle seal replaced. Transmission removed, seal replaced, transmission replaced. 
Jul 2010

31000 mi

C $50
Replaced headlight bulb(caused by faulty wiring). Repaired faulty sunshade on rear sunroof(caused during leak repair). Waiting on replacement of "foggy" radio screen.  
Oct 2010

34100 mi
Whistling while turning was noticed. The power steering fluid was replaced(I was told it appeared to be black!)and the noise went away. 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Nov 2007 - Apr 2009
Dec 2007

8000 mi
Drain Tube for Sun/Moon roof not connected (factory error) had to order patch tube to connect. Water leaked into headliner, and down to the emergency brake sensor and floor. Received rental car. Dealer fixed and cleaned all. 
May 2008

11000 mi
Passenger side sun/moon roof tube shrank and became disconnected. Dealer repaired in under 10 minutes while I sat in the car in the parking lot. Saturn of Amarillo is GREAT! 
Jun 2008

12000 mi
Sunroof drains were plugged with debris causing water to enter the vehicle. The dealer cleaned out for me and did not charge me. I don't know if it was done as warranty. Tran update from May 8th bulliten 
Oct 2008

16000 mi
Sunroof drain hose behind the passenger side dash (against firewall) came undone (just like the drain tube problems in the roof) and flooded the front end of the Outlook. Dealer repaired and cleaned carpet. 
Mar 2009

21000 mi
Water pump went out. Part ordered and it too was defective, second ordered and installed. Saturn of Lubbock (120 miles away) screwed up original repairs done by now defunkt Sat. of Amarillo. Greg Lair GMC (15 miles from home) replaced lines and cleaned liner and floor board. The billed Saturn of Lubbock for repairs. 
Apr 2009

21000 mi
Another water leak after having the recall done again. Traded it for 2009 Acadia with no leaks. GMC dealer repaired while still under my name. They had to readjust the sunroof - Saturn put it back together off kilter, and replaced all the tubes again.  
Saturn Outlook in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

44000 mi
Water leak along driver side at front pillar airbag and rear passenger seat belt on rear pillar. Intermittent problem that occurs with rain. First dealer visit was under warranty at around 35K miles. No luck with repair after 5 visits. 
Jan 2011

US $240
Check Engine Light. Replace canister purge solenoid valve and gas cap. 
Saturn Outlook in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2008 - Apr 2012
Mar 2009

29000 mi
Interior climate control buttons worn. Gas cap tether broken New buttons installed. New tether installed. 
Aug 2009

36000 mi
Power lumbar up/down movement in driver's seat not functioning OnStar Turn-by-turn direction capability ceased functioning. 
Jun 2010

44000 mi

US $250
Windshield wiper linkage gummed up, wiper blades would not travel 
Mar 2012

70000 mi
3-5-reverse shift hub fail. repaired under 60/100k powertrain warranty 
Saturn Outlook in Arizona, United States
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

3000 mi
trans re-flash 
Saturn Outlook in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2007 - May 2011
Oct 2007

26384 mi
Updated transmission software 
Nov 2007

28230 mi
Whining noise from power steering pump corrected by following GM Bulletin #2038033 
Jan 2008

34000 mi
Water leaking through sun roof. Following Tech Doc #2037336 sealed 4 holes. Also found rear stationary sun roof glass leaking. Resealed glass. 
Feb 2008

36000 mi
Driver's seat belt stuck. Replaced driver's seat belt retractor. 
Sep 2008

53000 mi
Check engine light led to finding a stuck open intake manifold tuning valve. Valve was replaced. 
Jan 2009

66000 mi
Replaced passenger side HID headlight assembly due to suspected defective wiring inside assembly housing. Light would intermittently cut off. When light had cut off cycling headlight switch off then back on would cause the light to come back on. 
Feb 2009

68000 mi
Driver side headlight intermittent. Dealer suspected known defective wiring internal to the assembly. Replaced the assembly. Same problem as passenger side headlight assembly reported last month. 
May 2009

82000 mi
Purge solenoid replaced 
Jul 2010

143000 mi

US $92
Driver side front CV Joint started making mechanical clicking noises while turning. 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
May 2012 - Mar 2013
Jun 2012

89000 mi
I had a "Pressure Solenoid" that was not working. 
Saturn Outlook in Ohio, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

64000 mi
Replaced timing belts 
Saturn Outlook in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2008

8000 mi
Lost OnStar telephone service. Problem was not fixed on first trip to dealer. Required a second appointment at dealer for them to fix it. 
Saturn Outlook in New York, United States
Feb 2007 - Sep 2017
Jun 2012

98000 mi

US $100
The front blower motor was replaced 
Jul 2013

117700 mi

US $160
Emmision. Purge selenoid failure (check engine light on) 
Jul 2014

139000 mi

US $4400
Complete failure. Transmission rebuilt 
Apr 2016

177200 mi

US $1000
Power steering pump, struts and belts 
Saturn Outlook in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2007 - Jan 2011
Aug 2007

6820 mi
Transmission seems to stall sometimes on acceleration Air conditioning always send cold air on driver's feet even when the control is set on top vent only 
Mar 2008

17980 mi
Driver's seat rails are loose. Seat moves. Oil leak from defect seal on transmission. Noisy brake pedal. Electrical problem: interior lights going on & off with no reason, occasionnaly; radio not going off after door opens. Defect of the vehicle module controlling remote door opening & remote engine start. Message: "Service tire monitor system" Dash compartment lid is very difficult to open; they change some part, but no real improvement 
Jan 2011 Dashboard lights went off a few times, but they could never figure out what happened. Transmission erratic when accelerating. Steering noisy. Dealer never fixed either problem. 
Saturn Outlook in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2012 - Jan 2014
Aug 2012

106500 mi

US $750
Broken wave plate. 
Feb 2013

110100 mi

US $450
Fail to start due to electrical short. 
Jan 2014

109000 mi

US $40
Failure of purge valve solenoid that caused a check engine light issue. 
Saturn Outlook in Ohio, United States
Feb 2016 - Dec 2016
Feb 2016

157000 mi

US $850
Replaced front shocks and struts. Uneven tire wear. 
Dec 2016

173000 mi
Transmission has ceased functioning and no longer feasible to continue repairs. 
Saturn Outlook in South Carolina, United States
Feb 2007 - Apr 2016
Apr 2007 Defective left rear door speaker at delivery, standard audio system. Had ordered wrong part. Defective left rear door speaker at delivery, standard audio system. Had ordered wrong part on first trip. Correct part installed on second trip. 
Aug 2008

12000 mi
Power seat track movement was rough. Sometimes made a bang noise when automatically slid all the way back, also on the forward return. Inside the cargo area, the door on the left that covers the jack compartment would not stay closed. Door was replaced with a new one. 
Feb 2009

17000 mi
Power seat track movement was rough. Sometimes made a bang noise when automatically slid all the way back, also on the forward return. This WAS NOT successfully repaired earlier as it indicated in your survey form. Parts took a long time to be acquired. Right front seat track movement was not smooth. Fixed. 
Apr 2013

60800 mi
Check engine light kept coming on intermittently. Not a problem at all, but disquieting. Also, remote start would not work while light was on. Tried synthetic oil, no help. Replaced timing chain, GM had extended the warranty free. 
Jun 2013

65000 mi
Noise (Scuff, squeak) in steering column (est. repair over $1200) said not to be dangerous. Left outside folding mirror no longer folds (about $750). 
Jun 2015

74000 mi

US $800
Left remote folding mirror would not fold in and out. 10 way power seat would not slide backward. 
Saturn Outlook in Alabama, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

146000 mi

US $3000
Water leaks into my car when it rains.  The engine is seeping oil. The headlights are extremely dull. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Jan 2013 - Jul 2013
Feb 2013

85000 mi
The engine was misfiring intermittently which also set off the traction control, stabilitract, and engine service light. The dealership told me that the timing belt and all accessories had to be replaced at a cost of over 2,300 dollars. 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
Apr 2007

7000 mi
Center dashboard console will not open. Ordered new spring. Center dashboard console will not open. Replaced spring. 
Oct 2007

24000 mi
Loud whining noise/vibration when steering after vehicle had warmed up. 
Saturn Outlook in Georgia, United States
- Dec 2008
Dec 2008

37600 mi
Factory battery died without warning, requiring multiple days of jumpstarting over weekend. Dealership did replace battery under warranty, even though 1600 miles out. 
Saturn Outlook in Michigan, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

7000 mi
Low hum or whine from front end of vehicle that can be felt through steering wheel. Only noticeable at low speeds or when idling, problem is intermittant and seems to happen after driving at highway speeds for at least 30 minutes. Dealer could not duplica Rear power liftgate switch doesn't work intermittantly. Fixed by replacing liftgate switch. 
Sep 2007

7000 mi
The dash display warned of tire pressure sensor fault for the right front and left rear tire. Dealer replaced faulty sensors. This fault happened right after last repair trip which involved rotating the tires. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Mar 2007 - Dec 2010
Sep 2009

60000 mi

US $300
pressure valves on A/C line loosened and drained coolant. air in power steering line causing moaning. 
Apr 2010

73000 mi

US $250
dirty engine/gunk 
Aug 2010

77000 mi
Engine running rough. I think it's the ECU. Dealer thinks it's lack of oil changes. 
Saturn Outlook in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2007 - Sep 2017
Oct 2007

6000 mi
Gas cap wouldn't close because a gasket had slipped out of place. 
Jan 2011

49158 mi
coolant leak, replaced water pump with new gasket whining in power steering. replaced steering gear E9740 2.4 add .7 for steering wheel alignment front cover was leaking oil due to faulty gasket. removed & reinstalled front cover J0771 7.4 add .3 EVAC /A bright bulb burned out. Replaced both water pump leaking, replaced water pump with new gasket Whining in power steering, noise internally in gear including clucking noise. Replaced steering gear E9740 2.4 add .7 for steering wheel alignment 
Aug 2012

69500 mi

US $320
oxygen sensor needed replacing. 
Sep 2012

70000 mi
oxygenator failed. 3 of the 4 have failed but they are subject of a GM recall and the cost is covered under the warranty. 
May 2013

76000 mi

US $3600
transmission needed to be replaced 
Jun 2016

108000 mi
Timing chains were replaced under warranty 
Saturn Outlook in Georgia, United States
Jun 2007 - Oct 2010
May 2007

5000 mi
Driver Seat track replaced 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Saturn Outlook in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2015 - Sep 2017
May 2016

135000 mi

US $2400
Timing chain "stretch" caused engine misfire and other issues. This is a well-known, critical issue with the early model vehicles with this engine. Replaced timing chain and guides. Cost was mostly labor because engine had to be dropped. 
Mar 2017

145000 mi

US $180
Wipers stopped working. Turns out it was just a single nut that came off and detached them. $180 was labor + some loctite. 
Saturn Outlook in New Brunswick, Canada
Sep 2008 - Jul 2012
May 2009

21080 mi
Drivers power seat track not working properly. Transmission software update to eliminate hunting at 50-70KPH 
Jul 2009

22630 mi
Installed new seat track. Warranty replacement drivers power seat track. 
Dec 2009

32860 mi
Repace left front headlight assembly. Nav system replaced - disc read error. 
Sep 2010

44020 mi
Replace right front sway bar link. 
Sep 2011

58280 mi

C $405
Water leaks around sunroof. Fixed under warranty 3 years ago. This time they put a new gasket on sunroof and drain lines were “sagging”. Carpets were soaking wet underneath. They picked up half. 
Saturn Outlook in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2008 - May 2009
Aug 2008

31000 mi
CLUNKY RATTLE FROM FRONT END OF OUTLOOK. INSPECTION AT DEALER FOUND WORN SUSPENSION STABILIZER LINK BALL JOINTS ON BOTH SIDES. REPLACED PT. NOS 15127978 (2). KNOWN PROBLEM ON 2007 LAMDAS AND VUES PER SERVICE MANAGER. NOT A SAFETY ISSUE BUT AN ANNOYANCE. "SERVICE STABILATRAK"/"STABILITY CONTROL OFF" LIGHT (YELLOW TRIANGLE)/MESSAGE CAME ON FOR NO APPARENT REASON WHILE DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD. DEALER RESET AND SAID I PROBABLY PUSHED SOME BUTTON ON THE DFC. DRIVER INFO BUTTONS DO NOT AFFECT STBILITY CONTROL 
Saturn Outlook in Washington, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2013
Jun 2008

10000 mi
Car was leaking through the sunroof and going under the floorboards, affecting electrical system and the auto hatch opener. This was in June. Went thru a car wash in July the problem is now existing on the drivers side, down by the brake pedal onto my sho 
Jan 2009

20000 mi
Lack of or slow to automatically shift to higher speed.  
Jun 2009

24000 mi
Suddenly became difficult to turn steering wheel, also car would go into low gear automatically when going downhil 
Mar 2011

55000 mi
Front sway bar replaced. Faulty steering gear replaced. 
Apr 2011

56000 mi
Bad water pump 
Aug 2011

62000 mi
Transmission hiccups, transmission overhauled. 
Apr 2012

70700 mi

US $60
Emergency brake/traction illuminates and rings. dealer entered "insufficient brake fluid", they topped off.  Secondly, they did not find the leak that persist on to my left shoes while resting on break rest while driving.. will keep eye on it 
Jan 2013

69800 mi

US $109
Back in April of 2012 They were not able to find the cause of the leak so in December it really started to pour inside of my vehicle coming through the visor, the OnStar system and the airbag panels. I wrote Saturn and they payed $1500.00 
Saturn Outlook in Georgia, United States
Jan 2017 - Feb 2017
Feb 2017

164000 mi
Prior to purchasing, steering pump replaced. Bushings replaced. Right side found when replacing steering pump. Went aheadcand replaced pass side at same time. Prior to purchasing vehicle, both struts replaced. 
Saturn Outlook in Ohio, United States
Dec 2009 - Feb 2011
Mar 2010

23000 mi
Water leak on left front corner of roof at the sun roof. Dealership stated they could not replicate the leak. Back the next week after first repair visit for the leak still could not replicate the leak then when it rains leaks again This is the third trip to repair the leak. finally replaced ONE drain hose line and they said it was complete. would not replace headliner although it was waterstained. Fourth trip back again for the same water leak this time they found ANOTHER HOSE needing replacing. obviously they did not even consider checking all the drain lines. Fifth trip for water leak this time it was to replace the headliner because the water stain could not be removed to my satisfaction. FIVE WEEKS ONE LEAK poor quality of work in their service department 
Jun 2010

28000 mi
Complaint was filed multiple times within 2.5 years concerning stabilink/traction control. FINALLY dealer identified problem. REPLACED TIMING CHAIN. Vehicle seems to run better now than any time since we have owned the vehicle. 
Jul 2010

28300 mi
Had to drop the engine again and replaced right rear cylinder plus crank shaft actuations. This was 45 days since the timing chain was replaced. 
Aug 2010

29400 mi
the 2008 reflash of the transmission had never been updated even though the Outlook was in dealer service many many times since then. Seems to have solved some of the hesitation. 
Oct 2010

30000 mi
Front seat belt harness was cutting into the plastic pillars drivers/passenger side. Replacement parts ordered and installed. Left front headlight was fogged up due to supposedly water leaking into assembly. Initially was told they would not replace but they did replace the headlight. 
Feb 2011

33000 mi
ECM module update for the OLM plus oil change and tire rotation 
Saturn Outlook in Virginia, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

114000 mi

US $2310
Replaced timing chain and then throttle body after timing chain didn't fix problem. 
Saturn Outlook in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Jan 2016
Oct 2011

51000 mi
the tranny rebuilt with less than 1500 miles it went out again do to faulty parts. 
Jul 2013

83300 mi

US $1300
Had to replace rear a/c line that cost $700 plus recharge it and labor for $1300. that was insane and went with the $300 repair so I have no rear air because who can afford that. A total rip off and the only one that can do it is the dealer. 
Jan 2016

123000 mi
Airbag light came on.  Also the tire pressure sensors stopped working. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2014
Mar 2012

88000 mi

US $489
Oil leak at timing chain cover Water pump failing Steering boot linkage failing Hatchback strut failing Driver's side mirror turn-signal indicator not working 
Jul 2013

98300 mi

US $100
Rear electric hatch stopped working...was making grinding noises. The center storage bin latch snapped off in my hand. 
Saturn Outlook in Saskatchewan, Canada
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

38440 mi
Cannot control passenger side of Air Conditioning. Get only hot air and not cold air. Returned vehicle with same problem. Only hot air on passenger side. Had to take back third time and this time they replaced my battery, which they said was not taking a charge, and then reconfigured a computer. 
Saturn Outlook in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2010 - Sep 2017
Aug 2010

54000 mi
Found out that the DVD player wouldn't play most DVD's, tried cleaning disk and finally took it to the dealer since I had just bought the vehicle used. Radio was replaced under GM Certified 12/12 warranty. Found out that the DVD player wouldn't play most DVD's, tried cleaning disk and finally took it to the dealer since I had just bought the vehicle used. Radio was replaced under GM Certified 12/12 warranty. 
May 2012

93200 mi
Water pump replaced under warranty. Had been losing small amount of coolant for a couple years, and then one day I found a big puddle, at least now I know where it was going. 
Jun 2012

95000 mi
Check engine light came on directly after an oil change at the dealer. Turned out to be a streatched timing chain, which is a known issue with these engines. GM has extended service up to 10 years or 120K miles on some vehicles for this. 
Oct 2012

100000 mi

US $12
Check engine light came on, code reader brought up P0019. Bought a new Purge Canister Valve online for less than $20 and installed it easily myself. Just a couple hose connections and a wire. 
Oct 2013

120800 mi

US $60
Replaced worn stabilizer bar links 
Dec 2014

142000 mi
Replace front control arm bushings and rear lateral control link on driver side. Not sure what's normal for these, but start to expect some this this with nearly 150K miles. 
Feb 2015

145000 mi

US $4400
Failure to shift from 3rd to 4th, check engine light. Decided to do full transmission replacement for 3 year/100k warranty on new tranny rather than risk a rebuild. I do tow with this vehicle. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
May 2013 - Mar 2017
Jun 2013

42000 mi

US $420
Air Conditioning was not providing air to the passenger side of the car, it was producing warm air. The actuator was replaced which fix the problem. 
Jun 2014

46000 mi
Diagnostic time only no repair reqired. 
Aug 2016

57000 mi

US $15
Right-side DRL out, replace it myself. 
Saturn Outlook in Michigan, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2017
May 2013

125300 mi

US $900
Power Steering Pump replaced. We also had to replace the transmission at 119k, just 18 hours after purchasing the Outlook back in October '12. 
Jul 2013

128700 mi

US $890
Steering rack replaced 
Feb 2014

137000 mi

US $852
Replaced master cylinder and vacuum booster due to internal leak of master cylinder into booster. 
Mar 2014

138000 mi

US $860
Multiswitch replaced due to front windshield washer switch failure. both shocks and struts replaced 
Mar 2015

164000 mi

US $950
Moisture in the throttle body kept throwing off Stabilitrak error, causing hard shifts and acceleration issues. After cleaning intake and replacing sensor, no more errors. Multiple times to shop in 3 weeks time. 
Jul 2015

172700 mi

US $300
Connector to rollover sensor (passenger airbag light) was corroded. replaced clutch plates 1,2,3,4 
Mar 2016

188000 mi

US $2400
Timing chain 
Jun 2017

215000 mi

US $300
Front left tie rod 
Saturn Outlook in Colorado, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2015
Feb 2015

97100 mi
Replaced the timing chains and related items 
Mar 2015

104000 mi

US $3200
Rebuilt transmission due to some kind of pressure disk failure known for these transmissions 
Jul 2015

105000 mi
new torque converter started to shudder. Replacing it again. Chevy did come out with a satisfaction claim against these transmissions and covered 1700 of the 3600 it cost to do the transmission initially 
Saturn Outlook in New York, United States
Nov 2008 - Oct 2011
Jan 2009

19000 mi
Front windshield wiper linkage broken.  
Apr 2009

23000 mi
HomeLink garage door system would not activate. Replaced HomeLink module, I think. 
Oct 2009

32000 mi
Noise coming from front end - possibly steering or braking system. Dealer noticed "air" in the steering system and topped off the fluid which indeed made the system quieter. The original noise is still there and unchanged. Another visit necessary. 
Jan 2010

66100 mi
Trunk latch malfunction 
Oct 2011

87000 mi
Steering still making noise when sold. 
Saturn Outlook in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2012
Jan 2008

7000 mi
Rear right speaker was blown. Replaced rear speaker. In the process they cracked a trim panel. Replaced broken trim panel they damaged during my previous repair. 
Mar 2009

26000 mi
Interior lights were flickering while driving the car. Interior lights were not always turning off. There was a delay in the radio turning off after the driver's door was opened. Car had to be jump started every morning. Driver's door switch was replaced. 
Sep 2009

36000 mi
Humming noise coming from the front of the car. Power steering fluid was found to be aerated. Air was bled out and fluid topped off. 
Oct 2009

38000 mi
Heard a rattle noise coming from the front end, especially over bumps. Dealer replaced right from sway bar link. 
Aug 2010

55000 mi
Liftgate would not stay open. Fluid leaking from lift gate strut. Dealer replaced both struts at no cost to me. 
Dec 2010

61000 mi
Check engine light was on intermittently. OnStar ran a diagnostic, said the timing chains may need to be replaced. Dealership replaced timing chains under powertrain warranty. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Apr 2011
Jul 2009

21000 mi
Noisy power steering pump replaced. Loose cargo area trim. 
Dec 2009

25000 mi
Bad leather on drivers door vibration/noise in steering. Bled air bubbles out of fluid. 
Jan 2011

34000 mi

US $100
Rear glass moonroof leaking. Past bumper to bumper but GM agreed to cover since it is a known issue. TSB. Drivers side headrest DVD player would not turn off. Replaced under extended warranty. Worn control arm. Heard slight clunking over small bumps. Replaced under extended warranty. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Jan 2011
Oct 2007

9855 mi
Upgraded Transmission software 
Nov 2008

32000 mi
Seat track replacement. 
Aug 2009

34000 mi
Seat track motor and track malfunctioned 
Sep 2009

35000 mi
Squeaking while turning steering wheel, replaced steering column. seat track and motor replaced 
Saturn Outlook in New York, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

5000 mi
tran update 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Jun 2011
Aug 2007

2000 mi
Creaking noise in suspension, primarily when turning, noticeable at low speeds, when parking, etc 
Saturn Outlook in Maine, United States
Feb 2007 - Sep 2017
Jun 2009

33000 mi
Replaced starter due to a whine sound when initially engaged. Tire Pressure Monitor system inop. 
Aug 2009

36000 mi
Front compartment A/C blower motor failed. Replaced under warranty 
Oct 2009

39000 mi

US $240
Loose front left stabilizer link 
Sep 2010

51000 mi

US $235
Right front stabilizer link worn. Replaced 
Jun 2012

75000 mi

US $434
Left Rear Control Arm replaced and wheels aligned 
Dec 2012

86000 mi

US $1330
HVAC thermostat not working properly. Power steering pump leak Passenger Airbag sensor inop 
Jun 2013

91000 mi

US $1250
Replace front struts and align Steering gear pinion shaft housing seal dry and noisy recommend replacing seal 
Nov 2013

98000 mi

US $306
Replace Purge Solinoid Right Front Tire Pressure Monitor Faulty Signal 
Oct 2014

115700 mi

US $240
Replace loose left rear toe adjustment arm 
Apr 2015

121700 mi

US $600
Replace Front Struts under lifetime warranty Replace serpentine drive belt 
Feb 2016

135700 mi

US $3000
I had 2 of 3 cat converters replaced. $1900 parts and $950 labor. Replace plugs and wires 
Jun 2016

140000 mi

US $90
Replace damaged tire valve stem. Material is subject to failure. Have replaced three, none of the redesigned ones have failed. 
Jan 2017

136700 mi
Air Bag service warning light will require a module replacement 
Apr 2017

150000 mi

US $500
Replaced right rear wheel bearings 
Saturn Outlook in Maryland, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Nov 2007 New Purchase Transmission update, squeek in center console, replace jack cover in cargo area (kept falling off) 
Apr 2008

11000 mi
Water leak coming in from the rear light fixture. Advised that it was from clogged rain gutters. 
Saturn Outlook in Michigan, United States
Aug 2007 - Aug 2015
Apr 2009

39000 mi
External temperature gauge registers 10 degrees higher than actual temp. successful repair of temperature gauge. 
Jan 2011

61000 mi

US $90
Check engine light came on and car went into "limp mode" which would only allow low speed driving. Dealership could not identify a problem, touched several wires, reset the system, test drove it for a while and then said it was good to go. warning light returned and vehicle taken to dealer. Transmission removed, several gears replaced. Vehicle returned to service for one day and then taken back to dealer due to transmission fluid leak. O ring replaced in transfer case. 
Nov 2013

94000 mi

US $194
Check engine light came on. Replaced evap purge valve 
Saturn Outlook in Maryland, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

2000 mi
I had the transmission update done when I took it in. 
Apr 2007

4000 mi
I was at a dog show and was getting ready to leave. I pressed the button to shut my hatch, but when it clicked to close it reopened. This happened a couple more time before I took it to the shop. 
Jun 2007

8000 mi
The 115 volt outlet stopped working. I had the shop look at it when I went in for an oil change. The fuse was blown. 
Sep 2007

13000 mi
When I was cleaning the interrior of my Outlook I noticed that the front drivers side door panel was cracked. It starts at the edge of the panel and comes around to the front of the panel. It is probably a 2-3 inch crack. Dealer has panel on order. 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4dr SUV

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

Saturn Outlook in Illinois, United States
Sep 2010 - Nov 2010
Nov 2010

47000 mi
check engine light on. had codes P2070 intake manifold tuning valve stuck open and P0433 evap system leak. called dealer and said it would not be covered under warranty. fed up with car-traded in over weekend. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

3000 mi
Transmission software update 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

12000 mi
Flash update for transmission. 
Saturn Outlook in Florida, United States
Sep 2007 - Apr 2017
Jan 2008

13000 mi
Clicking noise when turning, front strut mount replaced. Lumbar support just broke one day, support was replaced. 
Jul 2008

23000 mi
Sensor for the ABS and traction control became loose and was worn off by tire. 
Aug 2009

45000 mi
Lumbar broke for second time  headlight issue and wiring harness replaced air conditioner surging - not noticed by tech tranny downshifts abruptly to 1st gear when slamming on brakes and then accelerating at a speed over 35mph 
Dec 2009

54000 mi

US $26
Out Christmas shopping and Outlook began to overheat, pulled over and looked under hood to see water pump leaking large amounts of water. Had the vehicle towed to Saturn Dealer in Gainesville. 
Mar 2011

82000 mi
Transmission went out in while driving down road, transmission was rebuilt under warranty. 
Oct 2012

117500 mi
Warranty front head lamp wiring harness replacement, husband is master certified mechanic and he did warranty repair. 
Sep 2013

140000 mi

US $600
Axel leaking so caused issues with transmission shifting irregular. Repaired and reprogrammed transmission at GM dealer. 
Jul 2014

163000 mi

US $1500
Engine timing chains replaced, gaskets replaced, water pump, and maintenance services performed per the service bulletin. Husband completed repairs, he is an ASE master certified mechanic. 
Saturn Outlook in Illinois, United States
Feb 2007 - May 2012
Apr 2007

5000 mi
Wipers became inoperable, towed in the middle of a snow/sleet storm, service stated bolts came off the wiper motor, possibly not tightened at factory. 
Feb 2008

13000 mi
Center dash board compartment was not opening in cold weather, they replaced the compartment. Had to order, bring the car back in for replacement. Driver's door rubbing on frame, they readjusted the door, no more rubbing so far. Got worse as it got colder! Temperature gauge(ambient) not accurate. Knows there is a problem, but they do not have a repair for it yet. Improper placement of sensor under the hood is said to be the problem. 
Dec 2009

35000 mi
Outside thermometer sensor had to be relocated with new parts. TSB Rear struts that hold up tail gate were weak and replaced. 
Jun 2011

52000 mi
Radio would not turn off after the vehicle was turned off. They had to replace door switch. Stablitrac warning indicated. Sensor had to be replaced. 
Oct 2011

55700 mi
Service Brakes lite on and traction control light off, Dealer stated it was because the brake fluid was low. Replaced brake fluid, so far so good. Also had oil change and tire rotation (free) for saturn customers! 
Mar 2012

61000 mi
Air Bag Sensor in bumper went bad, they had to replace it. 
Saturn Outlook in New Hampshire, United States
Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
Oct 2016

114000 mi

US $7
replaced front struts, strut mounts and strut bearings. Driver side axle shaft replaced all four door speakers some window switches not working either on the up or down settings. ABS,Traction and stability control light on dash clunking from rear shocks 
Jan 2017

US $12
replacement of rear hatch latch button 
Mar 2017

116000 mi

US $170
The rear lateral arms and upper control arms had play in the bushings. Replaced complete arms with new bushings. 
Aug 2017

119000 mi

US $55
Replaced, AC Compressor Clutch plate, Coil and bearing 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Jan 2007 - Jun 2011
Apr 2007

3000 mi
trans reprogram Unknown part was ordered. 
Aug 2007

5000 mi
lumbar adjuster broke 
Oct 2007

6000 mi
trans reflash 
Nov 2007

7000 mi
Power Steering Pump whine. 
Jan 2010

36000 mi
Power steering pump replaced top storage latch replaced door lock rattled hesitation when accelerating. replaced all 6 coils.  
Saturn Outlook in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2007 - Apr 2008
Oct 2007

5000 mi
Back driver side window went down all by it self and would not go up. first trip told it was fixed, but it wasn't . 2nd trip three days later it was fixed. 
Saturn Outlook in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2007 - Sep 2017
Apr 2007

1860 mi
Technical Service Bulletin had been issued for a transmission recalibration. Engine was slow to accelerate and had a lag at certain speeds. Software update remedied the problem. 
Nov 2007

8680 mi
When doors were locked using the factory keyfob while one of the doors was still opened, the factory remote start, as well as the key fob, wouldn't work. The dealer ran diagnostics, but found no errors. The problem self-resolved two days before taking i When doors were locked using the factory keyfob while one of the doors was still opened, the factory remote start, as well as the key fob, wouldn't work the next time we went to start the vehicle. The problem self-resolved two days before taking it in to 
Feb 2008

11160 mi
After 3 days of -30* celcius overnight temps, check engine light came on and gas gauge quit accurately reading. Onstar indicated the problem was with the fuel tank sensor. The gas gauge would sometimes not function at all, other times normally, and ... Fuel gauge only working sporadically in -30 temperatures. Dealer advised this was a known problem and GM is working on a fix for this. It's caused by condensation on the fuel tank sensor that occurs in really cold weather. Because the check engine ligh 
Sep 2008

17360 mi
Truck had a sound similar to a power steering whine even after parking. The sound worsened the longer the truck ran. Diagnosis: Power steering pump is leaking, parts ordered. Truck can be driven in the meantime. (warranty repair) 
Oct 2008

17980 mi
Power steering pump had been ordered prior trip, was replaced this trip. 
Dec 2009

26040 mi
Leak in the steering system noticed during visual inspection done during routine service visit. Technical service bulletin indicated updated replacement part available. Part was on hand and dealer successfully replaced. 
Feb 2011

28520 mi
Whining when turning tightly. Mechanic noticed vehicle seemed bumpy during test drive for complaint of steering whining. 
Mar 2011

29140 mi

C $891
Mechanic noticed bumpy ride when doing test drive for whining noise reported in February repair trip. Diagnosed as being front struts having leaked. Follow-up on previous fuel-gauge problem during cold weather. Was informed there is now a TSB. Using a higher ethanol fuel is supposed to prevent the problem from occurring - may be a Canadian specific problem.  
Jul 2013

32960 mi

C $165
While driving in a rainstorm the windshield wipers completely quit working after being on high for 30 minutes. Was told the bolts had come loose so that the gear assembly wasn't touching properly. Bolts were torqued and treated to not slip. 
Dec 2013

33480 mi
Check engine light came on. Timing chain needed to be replaced. Engine had to be dropped to replace it so a/c was recharged and oil replaced as part of the work. Replaced under special GM extended coverage. Water pump started leaking while vehicle in shop for timing chain replacement. Replaced under warranty - dealership wasn't clear what warranty was used. 
Feb 2015

36580 mi

C $540
Power steering pump. (3rd replacement over lifetime of car.) CV Joint cracked and leaking fluid. Replaced and steering aligned. 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
Jan 2007 - Apr 2017
Mar 2007

2000 mi
Tranny lag reprogram 
May 2007

6000 mi
Dash glove box lid wouldn't open by normal means - push button latch problem Gas gauge drops from 3/8 +/- tank to empty tank reading overnight. Tank level will move higher only after about 20 minutes of driving. Gas cap lanyard keeps coming loose allowing gas cap to fall to ground when refilling gas tank Dash glovebox replacement that was previously ordered was installed. 
Aug 2007

11000 mi
Window switch located on drivers door intermittently failing to operate passenger side front door window 
Feb 2008

20000 mi
Remote starter buzzes or hums somewhere in engine compartment uncomfortably loud. Sound goes away when key installed and turned to on. At +/- 40 mph when gas pedal is depressed heavily (lead foot) the car on 4 occasions has not accelerated for several long seconds, neither accelerates or bogs down - just stays at speed then after several long seconds finally kicks in - I consider this .. 
Jun 2008

28000 mi
Same shifting lag problem. When travelling at any speed any quick lift off the pedal followed by a quick depression of the accelerator causes a substantial lag period before acceleration happens 
Nov 2008

33000 mi
Intermittently will not shift into park correctly, car rolls away when exiting the vehicle when this happens.  
Dec 2008

38000 mi
Car will not always go into park. Something in transmission or Trans linkage not engaging. Car rolls away in park if safety brake not applied. Car will not always go into park. Something in transmission or Trans linkage not engaging. Car rolls away in park if safety brake not applied. 
Oct 2012

75700 mi
DTC codes PO171 & P0174 ended up being oil contaminated Mass Air Flow sensor 
Dec 2012

79000 mi
Smog system 
Feb 2013

79200 mi

US $1300
p0171 emission controls code returned. Dealer dropped gas tank & replaced gas vent solenoid which (+$850) proved to not be the fault. The problem was a master cylinder leaking into the vacuum booster (+$550) 
Jun 2013

80000 mi
Transmission imploded. Dealer recommended total replacement with a rebuilt transmission. 
Jan 2015

81300 mi

US $750
Timing chain. alignment, injector cleaning 
May 2016

101700 mi

US $600
Power steering pump and steering drive mechanism 
Saturn Outlook in Michigan, United States
Dec 2010 - Sep 2017
Dec 2014

97000 mi

US $601
Master brake cylinder started to leak causing console screen displays of "Brake System needs servicing" and "Stabilitrak turned off". My car started to bounce more prominantly. Found out that the front struts are worn out and not functioning well. I got the front struts replaced. 
Dec 2015

160000 mi

US $650
Water leak seen on A Pillars - leak happening in rear fixed moon roof glass. It took about 6 trips at different dealers & shops to identify. Repair included replacing the glass & seal. 
Feb 2017

160000 mi

US $45
Water leak from A pillars both sides. Water leak from passenger rear side light. 
Saturn Outlook in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

42780 mi
Timing chains replaced.  Transmission re-built (especially reverse gears). 
Saturn Outlook in Ontario, Canada
May 2011 - Jul 2011
Jun 2011

62000 mi
Complete transmission replacement 
Saturn Outlook in Michigan, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
May 2009

55000 mi
Front windshield wipers are slow, dealership told me "pivot is sexing" Did not get it repaired, was quote $244 to fix 
Saturn Outlook in California, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2017
Jun 2009

26000 mi
Recall repair of leaking sunroof (install drain hose extensions.) 
Sep 2009

30000 mi
Alphanumeric display would not show tire pressures, indicated "service tire pressure monitor." Technician quickly reprogrammed sensors with hand-held device. 
Jul 2010

36000 mi

US $100
check engine light came on. cause determined to be a sensor on fuel tank. not in stock, was ordered, a grating sound occurs when steering wheel is turned. mechanic thought lubrication of a "boot" would cure problem, but it did not. mechanic willing to disassemble steering column to diagnose, but said parts not in stock, week in shop needed Ordered previously, replaced. 
Nov 2010

41000 mi

US $35
Tire pressure monitor quit displaying pressures. Reset as part of tire rotation, and oil service. 
Nov 2011

51000 mi

US $339
Power steering hum. Dealer replaced power steering pump. I payed for system flush, and PS fluid. Computer update. I did not receive TSB Engine overheated, required one gallon of water to top off. Water pump showed signs of leakage. Pump replaced, I payed for system flush, and coolant. 
Jun 2013

68000 mi

US $260
Replaced Steering Gear Housing. Flushed, bled PS system Found increased Copper level in Brake Fluid whaich had been replaced 18,000 earlier. Flushed and replaced brake fluid. 
Mar 2014

77000 mi

US $310
RT FRONT STRUT NEEDED TO BE ADJUSTED TO ALLOW PROPER ALIGNMENT. ALL FOUR TIRES WORE BADLY ON THE INSIDE EDGES BEFORE REPLACEMENT, STRUT WORK, AND RE-ALIGNMENT. 
Apr 2015

92200 mi

US $800
Replace Vent Valve, Gas Cap.Throttle Induction Decarb and Fuel Injector Service 
Jun 2016

106000 mi

US $650
Evap purge filter stuck open. Replaced sticking intake manifold tuning valve 
Sep 2016

109000 mi

US $2100
Alternator putting out zero voltage. Replaced alternator Replaced both front struts because they were leaking fluid Alignment was checked and adjusted. I was concerned because of : 1. Having driven over curb (big bang) 2. Recently had tires rotated and tires are going whump, whump, whump while rolling. Whump sped up as speed increased. Still hear whump. 
Dec 2016

112000 mi

US $155
Lift gate would close after opening about half-way. Problem began after recall mod to tailgate software. Apparently the issue was that the lift gate struts were worn and needed to be replaced 
Saturn Outlook in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2008 - Apr 2011
Mar 2010

40000 mi
Timing chain stretched, alerted by OnStar. Replaced on second visit. With first, dealer didn't understand problem. Cam sensor. 
Saturn Outlook in Nova Scotia, Canada
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Nov 2007

1860 mi
Broken Drivers Seat Lumbar Support Lever 
Dec 2007

4960 mi
Installation of replacement Lumbar Support handle...completed promptly. New handle has metal "band" where factory original was plastic 
Saturn Outlook in Arizona, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

19000 mi
There was a noise when turning the steering wheel. The mechanic told me about it when I took it in for oil change. 
Saturn Outlook in Ohio, United States
Jul 2014 - Oct 2017
Jul 2017

96000 mi

US $175
low on oil 
Saturn Outlook in Kansas, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

7000 mi
reprogram computer. they refused to do this until Saturn customer service called. Ordered new seat hardware on account of shift in seat when stopping and starting also rough feeling when moving seat up or back. 
Mar 2008

14000 mi
Part was sent back to supplier, meant making another appt. when part returns to dealer. 
Saturn Outlook in Louisiana, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

6000 mi
leak in right body seam unable to repair at present time. windshield removed twice, still leaks. GM says to pull dash and seal from inside. unable to fix properly from outside. other problems have included, rear hatch opening by itself, coputer shutdown, 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Saturn Outlook in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
Saturn Outlook in Maryland, United States
Sep 2007 - Oct 2014
Sep 2007

4000 mi
Water leak at brake pedal, sluggish acceleration, poor gas mileage, faulty fuel gauge. ECM reprogram to fix accelaration, gas mileage, faulty fuel gauge. Fixed water leak. 
Oct 2007

10000 mi
September service visit (reflash) left me with an odometer that registers over 3 miles for every mile driven. 
Jun 2014

110000 mi

US $100
Check engine light, transmission hesitation 
Jul 2014

110800 mi

US $600
Airbags lights/sensors 
Saturn Outlook in Michigan, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

12000 mi
Covered by Bulletin 07=08-57-002D Moon roof drain lines disconnected causing water leak into driver and passenger compartments. 
Saturn Outlook in Wisconsin, United States
- Mar 2008
Mar 2008

4500 mi
Current problem Outlook is rusting everywhere orange rust spots on every panel. Saturn is currently deciding on what they are doing with it. 
Saturn Outlook in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2010 - Jul 2010
May 2010

33480 mi

C $100
changing Left back turning light bulb 
Saturn Outlook in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2007 - Aug 2013
Aug 2009

29760 mi
Struts 
Saturn Outlook in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

4340 mi
steering pump failed 
Nov 2007

4960 mi
new updated software for the transmission. was optional upgrade but told we should have it done. 
Mar 2008

9300 mi
Sunroof was leaking under roof. Needed to reseal rubber. 
May 2008

10540 mi
Water leaking through the glove box/door panel. 
Saturn Outlook in Massachusetts, United States
- Jun 2009
Jun 2009

22500 mi
Lemon law--water leaks. 
Saturn Outlook in New Mexico, United States
- Oct 2007
Oct 2007

1900 mi
Update ECM/TCM Hesitation in shifting. It felt like it was missing a gear going up a hill 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Saturn Outlook in Illinois, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

5000 mi
Transmission software and calibration update. Replace hex bolt - Service update. Center console does not open - part on order. Front driver's seat rocks when accelerating. Technician noted concern is normal due to the cleareance in the seat track. 
Apr 2008

7000 mi
Center console on order was replaced. Install new center console, it was warped and another was ordered. New center console installed. 
Saturn Outlook in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2008

21700 mi
Driver side manual lumber support mechanism (internal) parts replacement. 
Saturn Outlook in Maryland, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2007

3000 mi
A/C blowing hot air, they replaced the TXV values (thermal expansion valves). They also said they think this might become a recall item, as they have had other recent reports with other Saturn outlooks having the same problem. 
Jul 2007

3000 mi
Driver's side seat not latching firmly in place. Seat moves when brakes are applied. Also the seat does not adjust forward/backward/up or down smoothly like it should. 
Aug 2007

7000 mi
Driver seat was not moving correctly on the track while adjusting. Also when brakes were applied the seat would move slightly forward. They replaced the tracks and motor and it is now fixed. 
Saturn Outlook in Colorado, United States
Jul 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

4000 mi
Transmission oil leak - PTO seal to AWD transfer case. Front strut bearings creak when wheels turned. Both need to be replaced. Missing inside wheel well cover on both left and right side. Front of engine (RH wheel well) and rear of transmission (LH wheel well) is completely exposed to road spray. Other Outlooks have covers installed. 
Sep 2007

5000 mi
Strut bearings replaced and LF strut. RF suspension still creaked. Both front strut bearings were replaced with upgraded parts. Both front struts were replaced with upgraded parts. Creaking in front suspension is now gone. Both front wheel well liners were replaced with parts that adequately covered the engine and transmission (upgraded parts). Issue solved. Reflashed engine and transmission computers with new SW. Vehicle shifts and drives smoother. 

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2007 Saturn Outlook 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

6000 mi
rough running at idle 
Saturn Outlook in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

8060 mi
Cold weather driving and the vehicle revved at odd times and seemed sluggish. Heat was not adequate. Then the check front right tire pressure message came up. 
Saturn Outlook in Ohio, United States
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

6000 mi
Rear hatch motor was not working properly. In addition, DVD player broke, 3 times. Also brake light would not turn off when parking brake was disengaged 
Saturn Outlook in Louisiana, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2007

1000 mi
a/c did not work during test drive but was assured it would be fixed before delivery. a/c worked upon delivery but stopped working after 5 days. bad o ring was ordered and replaced. a/c has worked fine since. A/C o-ring installed. 
Mar 2008

6000 mi
Transmission leaking - replaced front seal for torque converter. 
Saturn Outlook in Texas, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2007

1000 mi
Driver's seat "rocks" when in the farthest back position. New track & motor were ordered. 
Jun 2007

3000 mi
Driver's seat "rocks" when in the farthest back position. New track & motor installed. 
Saturn Outlook in Florida, United States
Dec 2006 - Jun 2010
May 2010

64000 mi

US $400
Second time in shop for leak in A/C. 
Jun 2010

64000 mi
Back in shop a month later, freon had again leaked out. This time they said it would cost $2,000 to fix. Sold car. 

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