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2009 Saturn VUE

Engine not specified

Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2011 - Nov 2011
Oct 2011

47000 mi

US $400
Gas gauge system failure 

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2009 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

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

Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
May 2012 - Dec 2012
May 2012

27000 mi
Noticed the car pulled a little to the right. Shop swapped front tires which did not help. Difficult to align so shop alegned / adjusted the subframe, which helped a lot but did not completely eliminate the pull. 
Sep 2012

33000 mi

US $300
Spouse rear ended a pick up truck. $11K in damage. The "fix" took care of my previously reported "pull to the right, however. Car is now in "like new" condition. 
Saturn VUE in Colorado, United States
Oct 2008 - May 2014
Jan 2012

US $99
Windshield wiper would not squirt fluid. It was a blown fuse. Wipers worked, but squirter did not. 
Oct 2012

86800 mi

US $4050
Replaced shocks. Fixed leaking right axle. 
Jun 2013

98000 mi

US $273
All of a sudden car would not start- could not jump it. 
Jan 2014

93800 mi

US $245
Windshield washer would not squirt after a week of below zero temps. Never squirted again even after it thawed. 
Saturn VUE in Virginia, United States
Jul 2014 - Mar 2015
Nov 2014

90900 mi

US $1200
Steering pump replaced but returned because of fluid leaking, bad seal Faulty throttle body,car will loose speed all of a sudden had to limp to repair shop. The issue was a defective throttle body 

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2009 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

257-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2010 - Jan 2011
Jun 2010

31000 mi
Steering wheel vibrates and grinding sound when turning the wheel at low speed. Problem still there after replacing rack and pinion gear. Dealer ordered power steering pump. Mechanic did not have the right puller to install old power steering pulley on new power steering pump. Mechanic did not have the right puller to install old power steering pulley on new power steering pump. Replaced power steering pump. Problem is better but still have vibration and noise. 
Aug 2010

32100 mi
Replaced power steering pump but problem still exists Dash Board went crazy, dash board inoperable. Replaced dash board. 
Saturn VUE in Virginia, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2016
Sep 2012

26000 mi
Transmission fluid leak. Leaking from seal. Temperature sensor reading incorrectly. Stuck on 55 degrees. Squeal coming from steering column. 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2017
Dec 2012

33000 mi
ABS/Traction/Stabilitrak error lights would appear intermittently. Car still under warranty (by one day). Dealer replaced wheel hub/sensor assembly. 
Dec 2014

56000 mi

US $472
Check engine light, DTC PO303: Misfire on cylinder #3 due to open coil. The coil was removed and replaced. DTC P0496: EVAP flow during non-purge. Evap. purge valve stuck open. Removed and replaced solenoid. 
Nov 2015

68000 mi

US $1100
Power steering would stop working intermittently. Leak discovered from pump; steering pump replaced. Car was becoming more difficult to start. Dropped of at dealer; car would not start after parked. Jumped the battery for diagnostics and replaced with a new battery. Water would leak onto the driver side floor after heavy rains. Moonroof drains were flushed clean. 
May 2017

86000 mi

US $2500
Car would not shift out of first gear.I turned off the vehicle and restarted; still no shifting. Car sat in driveway for two days; when I started before the tow truck came to take it to the dealership for repairs the car reversed and drove normally. The repair guy suspected it was the transmission computer and not an issue with the transmission itself; we decided to bypass opening the transmission and just replace the computer. Fixed the problem - no issues with shifting after repair. Passenger side doors would not unlock. Door lock actuators were replaced on both passenger doors. 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Nov 2008 - Jul 2009
Dec 2008

2000 mi
The left rear door would not open and the rear quarter glass had to be cut down. The hood is still crooked and the body alignment is off. There is evidence of previous body work on the left fender of my vue even though the dealer does not feel there is.  
Jan 2009

3000 mi
The front right axle groans(like a wind up music box sound.)when going up and down the incline of my driveway or turning the wheel at slow speed. The dash also makes loud popping sound when driving under normal conditions. Dealer says it's normal. 
Feb 2009

4685 mi
The cv boot was leaking oil on the right front due to a manufacturing defect Replaced the power steering rack, u joints in the steering column, adjusted trim moldings on interior door panels 
Mar 2009

6000 mi
There is a crunching noise coming from the right front wheel suspension and they previously replaced the CV axle, power steering rack and CV boot. The noise has not been resolved and I am left to file the lemon law as Saturn says there is no problem 
Jun 2009

6000 mi
my 2009 saturn vue xr was ordered to be repurchased under the lemon law bbb autoline arbitration program. Saturn has yet to contact me and they have 15 days to comply with the legal order. 
Saturn VUE in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2017
Oct 2013

42000 mi
TPMS light is on, but can't be reset 

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2009 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

257-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Washington, United States
Jun 2009 - Sep 2016
Jun 2013

32000 mi

US $277
Code C2033 replaced right front WSS sensor 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

92800 mi

US $1500
Throttle Position Sensor contaminated with water/mist/condensation from intake and oil spray from PCV valve releases. Throttle Position Sensor was replaced, and the plumbing associated with the PCV valve between crankcase and intake was also cleaned/replaced. 
Mar 2018

93000 mi

US $64
replace both headlight bulbs ~0.5hrs per side 

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2009 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

222-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2013
Feb 2013

87500 mi

US $386
power steering pump start leaking fluids and I didn't notice until it was to late. the pump was broken.although GM recall some of these vue not all was on recall but the same problem occurr with my vue the bolt on the pump came undone 
May 2013

87000 mi
I keep having the same problem the power steering pump bolt keeping coming undone. do you think you can answer that question for me into why? 
Saturn VUE in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2013
Mar 2013

67000 mi

US $100
The engine light comes on at random and constantly tells me to service traction control and stability control. Cannot be fixed so far. 
Jun 2013

77000 mi
head was defective 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2016
Feb 2014

117600 mi

US $194
Failed wheel sensor. 
Jul 2016

154000 mi

US $370
Water pump was leaking. 
Saturn VUE in New Brunswick, Canada
May 2009 - Dec 2016
Jan 2014

48300 mi

C $350
Lync replacement left front (installed new sway bar link) because of excessive play. 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2010 - Oct 2012
Feb 2011

32000 mi
Grinding noise when turning the wheel not moving 
Apr 2012

39300 mi

US $185
drivers side passenger door needed a new actuator. When you depressed the unlock in the car or on key chain, door would not unlock. 

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2009 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

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

Saturn VUE in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2011 - Jan 2014
Apr 2011

44000 mi
Fan Belt tension pulley replaced after breaking off, Fan belt replaced. Fan Belt tension pulley replaced after braking off, Fan belt replaced 
Saturn VUE in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2015 - Jul 2017
Dec 2015

149000 mi

US $1500
Driving belt broke. The dealer claims it was because of the compressor. The compressor got stuck and broke the belt. So, they changed the compressor for the 2nd time in the life of the car. 
Jul 2017

189000 mi
belt keep breaking, the hybrid system failed. The transmission gave up! It started with clanking noise coming from under the hood, then into a large-truck transmission noise. The problem persisted and then another clanking noise came up. After which the transmission stopped shifting. It only get in 1 after switching the car off and on again. Drive a bit on 1, and then the engine runs free. 
Saturn VUE in
- Jun 2011
Jun 2011

47000 mi
Fuel pump replaced fortunately under warranty. Would have been roughly 800 dollars 

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2009 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

169-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Nov 2010 - Jan 2013
Jan 2011

55300 mi
Steering replaced once after it locked up on highway. Warning light & ratcheting noise in column returned but dealer claims it's normal for that vehicle!  Heated seats & wiper pump do not work. Dealer found nothing wrong but they won't work. Update: later fixed washer pump myself. 
Aug 2012

67300 mi
replacement of intake camshaft position actuator control solenoid 
Jan 2013

58000 mi
Heated seat never fixed. Symptoms of bad steering showing up again. 
Saturn VUE in Georgia, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2018
May 2014

87000 mi

US $60
A/C needed refridgerant 
Nov 2014

90000 mi

US $4000
Burnt Valve #1. Multiple engine trouble lights were on including traction system and stability control. Added to cost of replacing head and 4 valves was new timing belt and tensioner, intake and exhaust actuators, coolant and oil/filter. 
Oct 2015

96700 mi

US $650
Replaced master cylinder and vacuum booster. Brakes were locking up making car nearly impossible to drive. Went into shop three times and I will pick it up tomorrow hopefully fixed. They used a third party booster twice and are trying OEM. 
Jun 2016

104000 mi

US $2080
Output shaft loose and missing seal. Installed used transmission. 
Mar 2017

107000 mi
The transmission went out, but it was under warranty and cost $0. They did keep the car two weeks, however. It was a used transmission with a three year warranty and it went out after about nine months. 
Saturn VUE in Alabama, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

44000 mi
service indicator lights come on after car has been running and do not go off after engine is stopped and restarted. also AC is not blowing cool air. dealer could find no current diagnostic codes only past history codes but did not check. service indicator lights come on after car has been running and do not go off after engine is stopped and restarted. also AC is not blowing cool air. dealer could find no current diagnostic codes only past history codes but did not check. 
Saturn VUE in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2011 - Nov 2018
Jan 2013

50800 mi

US $200
Power Steering stopped working intermittently (happened in July 12 also) This time the EPS Motor showed fault errors. 
Dec 2014

67000 mi

US $40
The exhaust camshaft actuator solenoid had to replaced per P0010 or P0013, followed you tube video instruction. Save approx $200. As a DIY. 
Sep 2015

77000 mi

US $465
The solenoids for the intake and exhaust showed code ex. PO010 again I think.... car wouldn't start right away. Mechanic said it would just get worst. Ironically, the part was replaced once already. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2011
Mar 2010

8000 mi

US $1500
Radiator fan wouldn't come on at proper temp. First two dealers wanted $3,000 to diagnose. An independent shop said that the problem was caused by an incorrect reflash. They replaced the TCM and reprogrammed it for $1,500. Not warranty because salvage tit 
Saturn VUE in Texas, United States
Mar 2009 - Jul 2011
Jun 2009

4000 mi
trim piece on rear window was replaced. 
Jul 2009

6000 mi
Small trim piece on roof-rack was missing. Dealer ordered part and repaired. 
Feb 2010

15000 mi
manual lumbar control, trim piece broken. Parts ordered, wrong color sent to dealer. Dealer reodered. Correct trim pieces arrived and replaced. This took two trips to the dealer to complete. 
Apr 2010

17000 mi
reprogrammed cluster on dash that controls auto door locks; lites on, etc. This had been a GM TSB as other GM cars have been affected. They gave me a loaner car, work was completed in 2 hrs. Working great. 
Sep 2010

21000 mi
R window scratched by r.wiper asm. R window replaced under new car warranty. Prob caused by new wiper blade being narrower than original causing plastic wiper housing to scratch the rear window. 
Saturn VUE in Arizona, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2013
Oct 2012

69500 mi

US $200
after being hit by a piece of metal flying down the freeway, my oil pan was replaced, and car given an alignment. Gas gauge no longer working, mechanic thinks it could be stuck. Using Techron for a while to see if that helps. 
Saturn VUE in Arkansas, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2016
Feb 2014

52000 mi
Total transmission replace. Transmission blew causing casing to crack. 

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2009 Saturn VUE 4-door

Engine not specified

Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2008 - Jun 2016
Apr 2009

2480 mi
Tire monitoring system not functional. Reset was done. 
Dec 2009

7440 mi
light came on for tire pressure sensors - when dealer put on winter tires they did not correctly reprogram for this 

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2008 Saturn VUE

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Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Nov 2009 - Sep 2011
Jun 2010

53000 mi
Complete replacement of transmission was necessary 
Jul 2010

53300 mi

US $1600
Had to replace power steering pump and both front struts...crazy expensive 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Dec 2007

3000 mi
Left A pillar interior lining peeling off Left A pillar interior lining peeling off. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

10000 mi
VEHICLE DRIVEN FOR 10K MILES. NO OIL CHANGE LIGHT CAME ON. ADVISED BY DEALER THEY WOULD FIX "REFLASH" AND PERFORM OIL CHANGE. ADVISED OF 3K OIL CHANGE INTERVAL DESPITE MANUFAC RECOMMENDATIONS TO WAIT FOR LIGHT. 
Dec 2008

16000 mi

US $600
Heater core blew out. Tires wore uneven, aligment done and tire replacement.  Radio replaced not playing cd's. Rattle in center transmission shifter area. 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2015 - Mar 2017
Sep 2016

62000 mi

C $600
Speed sensor  Replace control arm 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

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

Saturn VUE in California, United States
Dec 2011 - Aug 2015
Apr 2012

35700 mi

US $75
Driver's power seat panel broke when exiting the car, had panel replaced. 
Aug 2012

40400 mi

US $75
Replaced passenger seat side panel. 
Jul 2013

48000 mi

US $140
Battery replacement. 
Mar 2014

54000 mi

US $100
Engine Misfire - Failed #5 Coil Pack - replaced under warranty Transmission slippage 3-5-Reverse Clutch waved plate failure. 
Aug 2015

67000 mi
Transmission control module. Re-imaged, if problem continues dealer says it will have to be replaced. 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
May 2008 - Aug 2010
Jan 2008

3500 mi
Blower moter being replaced due to excessive noise. Ticking from vibration above drivers head due to a loose wire- being glued down. 
Sep 2008

1500 mi
Ignition switch wouldn't release key. I had to leave the key in for 3 days until I could get in to have it replaced. 
Oct 2008

3000 mi
Dashboard not replaced properly. need to have it adjusted. 
Nov 2008

3200 mi
Face vent not blowing air. wire came loose. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Jun 2012 - Jan 2014
Jul 2012

111000 mi

US $550
AC stopped working. Low pressure side, expansion valve, and tubing were leaking and broken. 
May 2013

132000 mi

US $450
Starter or relay switch not working. intermittent starting No Crank, problems This was the actual repair for my starter in May. It had to be replaced, and now it's working great. 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

2000 mi
Remote start inoperative due to bad sensor causing engine light to come on. Dual exhaust, standard on 2008 redline, were not lined up the same on both sides. Looked very bad. They ordered a whole new exhaust, installed it and it was the same. Sent car to a muffler shop and had it cut and welded correctly. Perfect now. 
Saturn VUE in Wisconsin, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2012
Jun 2011

50000 mi
Stability control, ABS 
Jul 2011

51000 mi

US $44
Squeaky steering, Service Bulletin on this item, 2009. We took it in previously this year 2011, and the dealer said we will have to deal with this noise. Different dealer pointed out the bulletin and repaired it. thanks! always noticed a grinding noise,several times in shop,they said they couldn't duplicate.We had issues with it my husband took off the tires and noticed the strut was shot on the one side and grease all over,new dealer replaced both. Traction control, stablizer. This started in Dec 2010, freezing rain. Car lost power. Taken to dealer many times kept trying to reset lights, new dealer ordered and replace parts. Extended warranty used. 
Mar 2012

62000 mi
the panel that controls the gas gauge, and other items was replaced, it stopped working one day, but gave us no troubles when Onstar reset it. emission, said there was TSI on it and they reset it. P0449 code, high resistance in the evap vent valve. 
Saturn VUE in Idaho, United States
Dec 2014 - Jan 2018
Mar 2015

112000 mi

US $400
Engine mounts 
Saturn VUE in Virginia, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2018
Jan 2014

50000 mi

US $100
I was driving on a Friday evening when the Vue shifted hard a few times. I stopped at a light and when I went to take off from the light it seemed like I had no power. I noticed as I sped up - finally - that the transmission would not shift. 
Aug 2016

87100 mi

US $900
Alternator locked up, Vue ran on battery until battery was unable to handle load. 
Saturn VUE in Indiana, United States
Jul 2012 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

23800 mi

US $187
could not start the Vue. Called GM Roadside assistance and had Vue towed to Chevy dealer, the authorized Saturn dealer in my area. Dealer said original battery was the problem. New battery installed. 
Mar 2016

25000 mi
Vue has rubbing sound when turning steering wheel. According to the service mechanic this noise emanates from the rack & pinion assembly. Cost to replace rack along with wheel alignment & relearn steering position is $1164.82. 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2013
Jul 2010

65000 mi
Transmission began hesitating in reverse and while accelerating in drive. 
Mar 2013

127000 mi

US $800
power steering system leaking 
Jun 2013

133000 mi

US $332
Check engine light was on; replaced purge valve 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

930 mi
Onstar battery failed / replaced under warranty 
Jun 2008

1860 mi
Driver seat lumbar support noise / repaired under warranty 
Nov 2008

7130 mi
Battery failed. Needed auxilary boost to start. Battery replaced under warranty. 
Saturn VUE in Indiana, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

7657 mi
Tail light would not shut off draining battery. Had to have it towed to dealership. Computer (control) body replaced. 
Feb 2009

13084 mi
brake light stayed on again. drained battery. Towed to dealership TECH NOTES: ckd brake switch to verify proper adj brake switch good. swapped stop lamp relay & lights went off. BRAKE SYSTEM/TRACTION CONTROL RELAY REPLACED. (also happened@ 7,000 mi 
Saturn VUE in Kansas, United States
Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
Mar 2015

74000 mi

US $400
The transmission on the wiper blades went out during a particularly heavy snow storm 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Apr 2008 - May 2016
Jan 2014

73300 mi

US $260
Emissions purge solenoid and valve were replaced. 
Saturn VUE in Maryland, United States
Nov 2007 - Apr 2017
Dec 2008

12000 mi
There's a 'clunk' noise from front underneath. It happened frequently, but can not be reliably duplicated. The dealer was not able to identify the cause. 
Jul 2010

27000 mi
wheel bearing 
Jul 2011

37000 mi
transmission failed 135r wave plate broken difficult to ignite noise from steering, was told there had been two recalls but no definite method to fix. 
Dec 2011

42000 mi

US $1500
transmission 
Feb 2012

44000 mi
replaced a failed transmission mount 
Apr 2013

59700 mi

US $345
battery  Tube for windshield sprayer cracked. Replaced for $130. 
May 2013

60000 mi

US $660
reseal engine cover 
Nov 2014

88000 mi

US $600
front right wheel bearing 
Mar 2015

91000 mi

US $500
Transmission control module replaced by dealer EVAP purge solenoid 
Jul 2015

99000 mi

US $400
sparks, ignition coils 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

4000 mi
CD player does not work. 
Dec 2008

6000 mi
CD player quit working. Factory installed Remote Starter quit working. 
Saturn VUE in Arizona, United States
Nov 2007 - Oct 2010
Mar 2010

23000 mi
Had to replace rack and pinion and power steering pump 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Sep 2007 - Dec 2012
Nov 2007

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 
Aug 2010

83000 mi

US $75
Link Arms wore out, caused a clunking noise in the front end. Replaced the arms and the problem went away 
Feb 2011

98000 mi

US $200
Wheel speed sensor was bad shut down ABS, TC and Stability control. A bad wire was found and fixed. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Sep 2007 - Dec 2013
Mar 2013

97000 mi

US $800
Wave plate bent/ broken. Replaced with Partial coverage (70%) by GM 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2007 - Sep 2011
Mar 2008

4386 mi
No charge fix for clicking noise in front end during cold weather Also did campaign #07232 for Battery undercharging issue 
May 2008

7000 mi
Several problem Icons lit on instrument cluster. No speedometer or Tach. No sound when flashers used (but they did work) 
Apr 2011

41000 mi

US $720
Clunking noise in frontend especially when going over bumps. Replaced several parts in the front end steering area 
Saturn VUE in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2010
Mar 2009

20000 mi
Leaking transmission fluid, second time. 
Jan 2010

30000 mi
Leaking Transmission fluid Rack and pinion needing replacement and intermediate steering shaft. 
Sep 2010

36000 mi
Rack and pinion replaced again, would start with a low pitched hum when turning at low speeds. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2014
Sep 2009

25000 mi
Power steering seized during operation. Power steering pump replaced. Problem occurred at startup of engine with no symptoms prior. power steering seized while driving. returned car to shop for replacement of entire power steering unit. Previous repair successful for only a week or less. (previous trip only p.s. pump was replaced). Current repairs have held up thus far. 
Jun 2010

42000 mi
Leaky heater cooler / core. symtoms are foggy windshield and sweet smell when heater is active. Requested assistance from manufacturer due to "out of warranty" due to mileage. comped a rental also  
Jul 2012

87700 mi

US $1200
replaced steering rack Timing Chain worn (engine light) purge solenoid stuck (replaced purge solenoid STED system 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

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

Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2008 - Oct 2017
Feb 2009

6000 mi
Temperature selector not working properly. 
Oct 2010

20000 mi
Mechanic recommended replacement of intermediate steering shaft. Mechanic recommended replacement of torque converter gasket. 
Mar 2011

23000 mi

US $31
Wiper transmission replaced Liftgate struts replaced 
Jul 2012

40500 mi

US $100
Replaced front stabilizer links that were making a clunking sound over bumps. 
Nov 2013

56700 mi

US $400
Clunking noise from front in cold weather, links replaced OnStar backup battery required replacement 
Jan 2014

58500 mi

US $100
Wiper transmission replaced because wipers would come to a stop in the upright position instead of down. 
Apr 2015

74300 mi

US $100
Replace transfer case 
Apr 2017

91000 mi

US $1710
REMOVE & REPLACE TRANSMISSION CONTROL SOLENOID REMOVE & REPLACE SHIFT SOLENOID 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2016
Oct 2012

81800 mi

US $500
Emissions: Two problems were discovered. First was a failed gas cap the other was a cracked EVAP cansiter. 
Mar 2016

91000 mi

US $200
The left bank (front)valve cover cracked resulting in a steady oil leak. 
Sep 2016

94000 mi

US $561
Air would only blow from the vents (no floor or defrost air flow). Problem ended up being the actuators that moved the flaps directing air to the different openings. 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Nov 2007 - Aug 2011
Dec 2008

24000 mi
Check engine, stabilitrak, anti-lock brake warning lights came on, engine misfiring. Dealer found that Camshaft was out of tolerance. Replaced head, camshaft, gaskets, fluids in accordance with service bulletin.  
Jan 2009

25000 mi
Warning Lights on: Traction control, Stability control, ABS. Also, AWD light flashing. Dealer found left rear sensor wire rubbed bare, going to ground.  
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Nov 2008 - Dec 2011
Dec 2010

24000 mi
Check engine light came on, and they replaced a part to correct it. Covered under warranty. 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2007 - Sep 2012
Mar 2010

29760 mi
Squeaking noise whenever steering wheel was turned. Apparently the part of the steering column that passes through the firewall needs to be replaced. There has been a TSB out on this problem but only repaired when owner complains. HVAC on Auto setting had a mind of its own. HVAC would switch from hot to cold and back again without input. GM had issued a TSB but only reflashed the computer when owner complained. 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2011
May 2008

6000 mi
Noisy steering shaft boot at firewall. Lubricant applied fixed it. 
Sep 2008

10000 mi
Fuel pressure started dropping to zero psi immediately after turning off engine. Then, wouldn't start on first turn of key. Fuel pump was replaced twice before they gave up. 
Dec 2008

14000 mi
Grinding, groaning noise from front end while turning steering wheel all the way during below-freezing temperatures. Upper strut mounts were replaced. 
Jun 2009

19000 mi
Hood release cable was replaced... was too long. 
Nov 2009

23100 mi
Strong bad/moldy odor while using air conditioner compressor. An after-blower part was installed. 
Nov 2010

32000 mi
Antifreeze odor when operating the heater. 
Dec 2010

33000 mi
Heater core developed a leak and had to be replaced. 
Saturn VUE in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2017
Apr 2017

65000 mi
The Vue had a problem with the transmission. This was the second time that the transmission failed. The estimated cost to repair it was $2,500 so I just got rid of the car since it's not worth it. The transmission failed twice within 65,000 miles - the first repair was done by a dealer just before the end of the powertrain warranty. 
Saturn VUE in Colorado, United States
Feb 2008 - Oct 2010
Feb 2009

11000 mi
Will crank but won't start on first attempt after vehicle has sat for a while after driving, and still warm. Operates normal after car cools down (like overnight).  Automatic climate control would not maintain constant temperature.  
Mar 2009

12000 mi
A return trip due to car not starting on first attempt when vehicle and outside temps are warm. They replaced a fuel regulator and no changes. Problem still exists. 
Jun 2009

14000 mi
Car wouldn't start normally on first attempt. Fuel pump wouldn't hold pressure. Fuel pump replaced.  Check engine, airbag, and tire pressure light came on. Tach stopped working. Loose fuse/power block tightened and torqued down. 
Jan 2010

19500 mi
Airbag warning light stay on all the time. 
Apr 2010

22200 mi
Seat belt light came on again (unrelated to all previous issues). Code B0015, Faulty seat belt buckle assembly. Replaced left front sealt belt pretensioner. 
Saturn VUE in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2011 - Aug 2014
May 2013

51160 mi

C $250
Block heater cord caught in pulley/belt system 
Nov 2013

59180 mi
Clutch discs disintegrated. A problem was reported 2-3 years prior re shifting inconsistently but nothing was found. then this happens with catastrophic results. Luckily it was still under warranty 
Saturn VUE in Colorado, United States
Jan 2008 - May 2016
Sep 2008

13000 mi
Faulty battery replacement. Dealer stated that there were some defective cells within the battery - which is why it would start sometimes, but require a jump start other times. 
Jan 2009

22000 mi
Weatherstripping gasket around driver's side taillight was protruding. Dealership ordered and installed new taillight lens, completely fixing the problem.  
Sep 2011

63000 mi

US $394
Windshield wiper motor shorted out. Not working consistently (running when they shouldn't, or not working when they should). 
Feb 2013

77600 mi

US $1000
Waveplate broke and decimated the transmission. Led to total transmission failure, stranding me on the side of the road. This happened a WEEK out of warranty. 
Apr 2014

95500 mi
Internal modules were losing communication w/ each other causing engine codes and lots of dashboard warning lights. Car would drive like it had bad gas after this happened each time until the engine was restarted, but that didn't always help Tire pressure sensor has gone bad. Shows that the car has low pressure all the time. 
May 2016

109000 mi
Unrepaired electrical problems. 
Saturn VUE in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2012
Nov 2009

19000 mi
hood latch cable stuck 
Feb 2011

39000 mi
rain sensing wipers broken, intermittent wipers broken, wiper blades park in wrong location washer sprayer stopped spraying partially fixed fixed with new motor new wiper arms new column switch new washer sprayer hose 
Saturn VUE in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2007 - Mar 2016
Apr 2012

47120 mi

C $984
Replace power steering rack 
May 2013

59520 mi

C $1100
replace alternater & battery 
Dec 2015

85560 mi

C $200
New battery 
Saturn VUE in Texas, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2011
Apr 2008

7000 mi
Key could not be removed from ignition switch. The ignition lock cylinder was replaced (had to be ordered, hence the 4 days). I did get a loaner car to use. 
Saturn VUE in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

1000 mi
Reflash BCM per mailing. 
Jun 2008

13000 mi
 
Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

63500 mi

US $375
Problem with the wiring behind the center stack for the HVAC blower motor. Mechanic tested everything else and determined that it must be a wiring problem so he suggested taking it to a GM dealership. A broken wire was preventing the blower from working. This was repaired at the dealer with most of the cost being the labor to take apart the dashboard to get at the wiring. 
Dec 2016

66000 mi

US $375
Power steering pump failed. The pump was replaced and fluid refilled. 
Sep 2017

76000 mi

US $900
Rack and pinion unit was leaking and needed to be replaced. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Dec 2007 - Apr 2011
Mar 2010

34000 mi
Rear wheel ESP/ABS drive sensor replaced 
Mar 2011

47150 mi

US $600
Front wheel speed sensor failed, replaced under warranty. Rear wheel ESP/ABS sensor replaced under warranty(second time). Front wheel speed sensor failed, replaced under warranty. Rear wheel ESP/ABS sensor replaced under warranty(second time). Power steering pump failed replaced ($262.50) Labor to replace pump ($320.00) 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

257-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in California, United States
Nov 2012 - Apr 2013
Mar 2013

30000 mi

US $1244
To Long to List: Lots of leaks and replacements of gaskets, seals, spark plugs and 14 things that needed replacement. 
Saturn VUE in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2013

47300 mi

US $1000
heater core replacement 
Apr 2014

59300 mi
ABS/TC LIGHTS ON 
Aug 2014

63000 mi
dealer diagnostic indicated that timing chain needed replacement 2K ...got 2nd opinion from independent mechanic. no timing chain issue needed oil change only. dealer tried to rip us off 
Jun 2018

111000 mi

US $300
Abs failure 3rd time 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Oct 2007 - Jul 2013
Sep 2010

11000 mi
Leak in steering line. Problem known by GM. Quick fix until GM figures out total fix. 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

2000 mi
OnStar battery was defective and would not charge. 
Nov 2008

21000 mi
Blown cylinder head, cracked piston ring. 
May 2009

29000 mi
Minor engine oil leak. Replaced seal, but problem persists. 
Sep 2009

35000 mi
Grinding noise from steering column. 
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2012 - Jun 2014
Jan 2013

48360 mi

C $200
Wiper Transmission Failure 
Jun 2013

44020 mi
Needed a new transmission at a cost of over $5K. Took 6 weeks for the dealer to source the part and get the car back to me. 
Jun 2014

52700 mi

C $2500
Tie rods needed replacing on both sides Wheel hubs on both side needed replacing Pressure release valve/solenoid replaced. Couldnt pump fuel into the vehicle and had a fault code too. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Mar 2012 - Jan 2013
Apr 2012

42500 mi
replaced rear driver side abs sensor removed code. 2 days later abs traction lights come back on no code this time. also rumbling in front wheels, front and rear brake pads replaced at 41000 mile, rear rotors replaced, rear right rotors. bad cable at rear on abs system found corroded.removed bad area of cable and patched with new wire. rechecked for code all cleared gas cap wouldn't seat. dash light on. 
Saturn VUE in Arizona, United States
Aug 2007 - Jul 2017
Aug 2013

65000 mi

US $615
Leak in power steering pump. Replaced pump and topped of fluids. Issue found during routine service earlier in week. Allowed to drive waiting on part. 
Sep 2014

70000 mi

US $194
Left headlight burned out. Replaced right one while we were at it. 
Aug 2015

75300 mi

US $800
Replaced alternator - bad diode, excessive ripple Serpentine belt was showing signs of wear - replaced it while we replaced the alternator while we were in there. Was a parts only deal. 
May 2017

89000 mi

US $244
A/C recharge and replaced the expansion valve 
Jul 2017

90000 mi
3-5-R wave plate failure. GM would not provide any assistance as the event was 4 days past the warranty cut-off based on vehicle paperwork and not delivery. Dealer quoted $4648 for replacement of the transmission. Repair not made, but vehicle was traded in and another vehicle purchased. 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2014 - Dec 2015
Mar 2015

86800 mi

C $250
Electrical cable coming to the battery got all accidized. Battery holding box moves out of place. 
Saturn VUE in Georgia, United States
Nov 2009 - Oct 2017
Jan 2015

83300 mi

US $5500
Transmission died. Some plates broke. Also replaced the CV axles while there. 
Sep 2015

93000 mi

US $65
Starter was loose, very probably from when transmission was replaced. It shorted out the starter solenoid. 
Jun 2016

100000 mi

US $40
emission purge solenoid inop; replaced. 
Sep 2016

102000 mi
Alternator inop. Replaced under warranty. 
Jan 2017

86800 mi
Water leak. Thought it was the windshield, but it's not. Not corrected yet.  
Mar 2017

106000 mi
Found the leak. The overpressure [pressure relief] valve, under the left rear bumper, got dirt under the seal, and it was leaking like crazy. Cleaned it and solved the problem 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Feb 2009 - Jul 2018
Apr 2009

2000 mi
Battery replaced and computer program updated. There is a TSB out there about the computer not charging the battery correctly. 
Nov 2011

19000 mi

US $99
Front window washer nozzles only producing a weak stream. Dealer replaced both fron nozzles saying they were clogged 
Dec 2012

37000 mi

US $40
Squeak from where steering shaft goes thru the firewall. Modification performed per TSB. No parts replaced except I shaft bolts. 
Feb 2014

39600 mi

US $300
Wheel speed sensor replaced 
Jul 2018

60000 mi

US $1200
Replaced leaking radiator 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Sep 2007 - Feb 2010
Nov 2007 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 Hawaii, United States
Jun 2008 - Feb 2013
Jun 2012

11000 mi

US $350
Blown cell in battery. Battery would not charge. 
Saturn VUE in Arizona, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

5000 mi
Squeak in the rear of the vehicle noticed at low speed such as backing out of driveway while going over uneven surface (curb). Dealer had 2 engineers come to the shop to determine problem. Found that cross member support in the rear ceiling was rubbing. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

257-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2008 - Feb 2011
Oct 2009

31000 mi
Noise due to loose Tie rod end, was replaced. 
Jul 2010

49600 mi

C $40
TPMS module bad in one of the tires. 
Saturn VUE in Virginia, United States
May 2011 - Jul 2011
Jun 2011

52000 mi

US $900
Suddenly the battery is drained.car need jumber cabl to start could not replecate problem, the audio system is completely down, I have this problem since I bought the car, not willing to replace the radio because no sure what is the problem 
Saturn VUE in Colorado, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2008
Jan 2008

6000 mi
Rear door would not unlock when cold outside. It was a faulty door lock mechanism. 
Feb 2008

7000 mi
Rear door would not unlock when cold outside. It was a faulty door lock mechanism. CO2 sensor malfunctioned. Fuel tank was not showing full when tank was full. Replaced both (all) sending units. Successful repair. CO2 Sensor failed after Fuel gauge repair (Check engine light). Sensor replaced. 
Mar 2008

9000 mi

US $28500
Check engine light triggered by bad emission sensor. Repaired emission sensor. After repairing emission sensor, mechanic encountered NUMEROUS computer problems. Problems were severe enough to warrant complete wiring tracing. Nothing was completed as of this input due to trading this vehicle in for another exactly like it , ... Emissions sensor bad, replaced. Mechanic then encountered MANY computer problems. Wiring appreas the issue. Tear down of vehicle required. A week in the shop before traded it in for a newer of the same (newer in the production line). SOLD! 
Saturn VUE in Maryland, United States
Dec 2007 - Sep 2013
Jul 2008

7000 mi
CD player in radio not working; new radio ordered. Defective radio/CD player replaced. 
Jan 2011

39000 mi

US $950
windshield wiper motor failed Front sway bar links loose - replaced 
Jun 2011

43500 mi
transmission failure; replacement 3 and 5 clutch plates; clean and repair of transmission; fully covered under powertrain warranty transmission failure; replacement 3 and 5 clutch plates; clean and repair of transmission; fully covered under powertrain warranty 
Dec 2012

59000 mi

US $400
engine light on, emission control operating out of range, replace EVAP recalibrate ECM 
Saturn VUE in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2007 - May 2013
Mar 2008

11000 mi
Accelerator position sensor corroded. First trip computer reset. Second trip sensor replaced and some part of body molding resealed to prevent moisture from reaching the sensor. 
Sep 2008

20000 mi
Loose power steering hose. 
Oct 2008

23000 mi
Faulty heater core. 
Dec 2008

25000 mi
Leak in windshield washer fluid hose. 
May 2010

50000 mi
Right and left stabilizer bar? 
Dec 2012

102000 mi

US $1300
Emissions sensor; also installed new brake pads all the way 'round 
Mar 2013

106000 mi

US $1000
trouble shifting from third to fourth and into reverse, affected parts replaced 
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2008 - Jan 2012
Jan 2009

11780 mi
Water was getting inside opening latch of the hood. Could not open hood during cold winter days. Problem was fixed under warranty.  
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2014
Jul 2011

31300 mi
Made a lot of noise when turning, accelerating. We thought it was the transmission. There was a minor leak. Noise got worse. Took it to another dealer. The Steering rack had to be replaced 
Saturn VUE in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

2500 mi
The night before a scheduled oil change, the ABS, TCS and ESP lights came on and the AWD light was flashing. Vechicle part never came in. The dealer replaced the wheel sensor from another vehicle on the lot. We needed vechicle fixed because we were driving on a long trip the next morning. Lights were off when vehicle was picked up, but lights came on again ... On closer inspection, dealer found the wiring was poorly routed too close to the engine pulleys. The wire(s) had worn through and was shorting intermittently. Dealer moved wires and spliced to fix. Problem has not come back to date. On closer inspection, dealer found the wiring was poorly routed too close to the engine pulleys. The wire(s) had worn through and were shorting intermittently. Dealer moved wires and spliced to fix. Problem has not come back to date. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

222-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2012 - Aug 2019
Jan 2013

42964 mi
Power steering hoses leaking, Power steering pump burnt out Battery weak Body Control Module oil pan gasket replaced front crank seal replaced both cylinder head gaskets replaced 
Feb 2013

43864 mi
Rust under rear hatch lift handle. Paint bubbling all across under hatch lift handle. Not a hole so 100,000 km, 6 year warranty did not apply. Replace head gaskets, front seal and oil pan seal 
May 2013

46500 mi
oil pan seal leak, oil pan seal replaced 
Dec 2015

72540 mi

C $421
Oil leak in differential 
Jan 2016

47760 mi

C $756
Leaking radiator replaced 
Mar 2016

75640 mi

C $648
Transmission cooler lines leaking at crimps 
Feb 2017

86800 mi

C $1679
Heater core leaking. Replace heater core 
Apr 2017

92380 mi

C $1300
Rear hatch, lift handle, repaired again rust in corners. Repaired in 2013. 
Aug 2019

108810 mi

C $100
Replaced both front struts, stabilizer links and wheel alignment 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Mar 2008 - Feb 2011
Jun 2008

3000 mi
Rear gate latch will not unlock using key fob or power lock button, only relocking and unlock works. Sometimes requires multiple attemps. 
Aug 2008

5000 mi
Rear gate latch will not unlock using key fob or power lock button. Switch ordered. 
Sep 2008

6000 mi
They replaced the latch and it seems better, but the problem is still there. 
Dec 2008

10000 mi
Dash rattle. They attemped fix the problem returned.  
Jan 2009

10000 mi
In September 2008. They replaced the latch and it seems better, but the problem is still there. Unsuccessful repair. They replaced the latch. Again? I'm not sure they had replaces it the first time. Maybe adjustment in Sept. 
Mar 2009

12000 mi
Dash rattle. 
Nov 2009

20000 mi
Noise in right front. 
Dec 2009

21000 mi
Check engine light, air bag light and low tire pressure lights all on. Not turn signal flash or click inside, outside working. Turned off car removed key restarted same problem showed service advisor. Once the tech looked at it, later no problem. 
Jun 2010

28000 mi

US $40
Transmission slip, Tech said could not replicate 
Aug 2010

30000 mi
Found Slip from earlier trip. Replaced Transmission valve body 
Sep 2010

31000 mi
Transmission slip returned Check engine light on. The replaced a speed sensor. 
Nov 2010

31600 mi
popping sound in right front. They checked bolts and tightened. Pop remains 
Feb 2011

33000 mi
popping sound in right front. They replaced parts, pop remains. sold. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

99000 mi

US $24
Stabilizer Bar Links both R & L 
Jun 2016

101000 mi

US $338
Stabilizer bar bushings Replaced complete front strut assemblies using "quick struts". 
Nov 2017

106199 mi

US $10
Replaced Oil Flange Gasket located by oil filter. 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Dec 2013

76000 mi

US $31000
ENTIRE TRANSMISSION HAD TO BE REPLACED! 
Saturn VUE in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

105400 mi

C $400
Wheel hub (driver side) replacement as was making noise One spark plug failed causing an engine misfire when accelerating 
Dec 2017

114700 mi

C $200
Quite a fluke with the car on a highway trip. I was driving about 100 km/h on a major highway when the dashboard lights for anti-skid came on and the car started to slow down and pressing the gas pedal wasn't doing anything. The car came to a full stop in about 10 seconds, brakes seized. It was not a pleasant situation on that highway as there were cars right behind me travelling at over 100 km/h. I could have been hit hard from behind due to this... I shut the car off, tried to pull the battery leads off but did not have the tools with me. In about 5-10 minutes I attempted to restart the car and succeeded at it - everything seemed to be functioning normally... I still had to drive over 200 km on a mountain highway and we made it to the destination safely without any additional issues. I later heard that others had a similar issue with the vehicle and pointed at a camshaft sensor as the culprit. Although the problem sorted itself, this is a major intrinsic defect, which can put an owner at a substantial risk when travelling on a highway. The manufacturer should never have designed the sensor that way. If I saw a specific light come up on a dashboard, it should have been enough in this situation. Thus, buyer beware - cheap, flimsy american vehicles are garbage and it just shows how low they are willing to go in order to save some money for their bottom lines. Clunking noise on the driver side at the front. Paid around 50$ for diagnostics at a shop. They suggested replacing the sway-bar links as they were original. They also suggested replacing the struts (or at least performing a strut maintenance kit repair - 50% cheaper) as the struts are due for replacement as per mileage. I replaced the links myself - about a 2-hour job with all hassles around it (the replacement itself was more like a 30-min job but I was missing some lubricants, so needed to get those).  The struts are still old and I do believe need some attention. 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Oct 2012
Jan 2011

49000 mi
Front sway bar end links were VERY loud. No visible play or problems, but were replaced shortly after purchase by dealer. Front sway bar end links were VERY loud. No visible play or problems, but were replaced shortly after purchase by dealer. 
Oct 2012

68000 mi

US $100
Driver's power seat was blowing fuse. Isolated problem to motor that moves front part up/down only. Wiring checked out ok. Replaced with higher amp fuse b/c motor is near impossible to replace on its own. 
Saturn VUE in Virginia, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2012
Sep 2008

174 mi
Purchase 09/08/08. Week 2 engine light, OnStar diagnostics said no problem, light did not go out, dealer reset, said loose gas cap. Week 3 door molding loose, dash not illuminated in day & no compass, seat loose, dealer fixed & said dash ok 
Sep 2009

18000 mi
car does not start properly, cranks but does not start, after key is released and returns from "start" engine continues to crank on its own, then must turn key 2nd time to get it to start, dealer says it is known fuel pump issue, no repair! 
Jun 2010

28000 mi
power steering whine, could not be replicated by mechanic, no repair 
Aug 2012

57600 mi
transmission was slipping and not shifting smoothly and normally, repair was covered by drivetrain warranty, repaired by GM dealership 
Saturn VUE in California, United States
Nov 2008 - Oct 2011
May 2011

27900 mi
Front main seal leaking 
Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

20000 mi
Front crankshaft oil seal began leaking oil and was replaced as per TSB from manufacturer. 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Jul 2013 - Apr 2015
Aug 2013

36800 mi
Abs, traction control light on, whirring noise from steering.... abs sensor and ecm bad. Transmissiuon control module was bad. rack and pinion bad 
Dec 2013

41000 mi

US $30
Sway bar links worn and needed replacement 
Apr 2015

53000 mi

US $100
Starter solenoid malfunction 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

65920 mi

C $400
Backfire in plug #5. Had to replace spark plugs even though it is recommended replacing them at 150,000 km. 
Dec 2015

74400 mi

C $300
Tire pressure sensor. While I was driving the signal of the tire pressure started flashing for one minute and the remained. I need to replace the sensor 
Feb 2016

75500 mi

C $100
When I turned left or right the car shacked therefore I needed to repair the steering. 
May 2016

76740 mi

C $80
Oil sensor was replaced 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2011 - Feb 2011
Feb 2011

27900 mi
ABS Wheel Sensor on Left Rear Wheel corrodes causing ABS, Traction Control and AWD. 3rd time this same sensor has failed. Failure occurs every winter since car was purchased in 2008. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

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

Saturn VUE in Georgia, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2018
May 2014

89500 mi

US $250
A/C failed. Local shop replaced A/C compressor Hybrid system error/Stabilitrak error/check engine light was popping up during long distance driving. Local mechanic replaced camshaft parts. Hybrid system error/Stabilitrak error/check engine light was poping up during long distance driving. Local mechanic replaced camshaft parts. 
Jun 2017

110000 mi

US $200
Engine oil leaking thru crankshaft seal. Visited several independent shop since it requires special tools. 
Jan 2018

118000 mi

US $600
A lot of vibration, grinding sound above 40 mph. Replaced ball bearings but problem still existed. Dangerous to drive on highway. Independent repair shops could not fix the problem and even dealership service guy recommended to abandon the car. 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2013
Jun 2009

11000 mi
Passenger sunvisor was replaced because it wouldn't stay in the up position. Warranty covered. 
Dec 2010

20000 mi
Message on dash indicated engine problem, with message "check hybrid battery". Recall on hybrid batteries due to corrosion. Batteries back ordered. While waiting, hybrid batteries shorted entire electrical, car had to be towed in. Dead. 
Jul 2012

25200 mi
Driver's seatbelt became frayed, and needed replacing. 
Mar 2013

26000 mi
Seat belt frayed. Never had this happen in a vehicle before. Replaced at no cost to me. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

169-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Dec 2017 - Mar 2018
Jan 2018

140000 mi

US $45
Replaced driver headlight. 
Saturn VUE in Texas, United States
Jun 2017 - Jul 2018
May 2018

119000 mi

US $850
Powertrain control module 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
- Jan 2008
Jan 2008

8000 mi
ABS sensor corroded contacts because of improper rubber covering installation. Repaired under warranty 
Saturn VUE in Colorado, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
May 2018

111000 mi

US $1300
Replaced blown front struts A/C recharge Replaced thermostat 
Jun 2018

116000 mi

US $50
Replaced axel seal Replaced Front Struts Replaced thermostat 
Saturn VUE in Quebec, Canada
- Jan 2009
Nov 2008

4340 mi
Windshield washer hose had detached from under hood, needed to be replaced 
Jan 2009

5580 mi
Rear right speed sensor harness had corroded,needed to be replaced 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2017
Mar 2015

45000 mi

US $500
Drivers Airbag Coil failure due to minor accident. Airbag light would not shut off 
Mar 2016

48000 mi

US $240
Bad speed sensor in left rear wheel was causing traction control and abs light to come on. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Jun 2010 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

141000 mi

US $350
Radiator rotted out 
Sep 2015

141000 mi

US $300
Cracked exhaust manifold 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

620 mi
Dent in door when picked up brand new car. Fuse block in engine compartment severely corroded, cause check engine faults. Rear door won't open. Dealer says normal. 
Saturn VUE in Kentucky, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2009
Jun 2008

2000 mi
Automotive adhesive had come loose in headliner causing a rattle. 
Sep 2008

4000 mi
Radio: CD player was either skipping or would play for a random amount of time and quit. FM radio stations would fade out even when within sight (less than 100 feet) of transmitting tower. Updated software in TCM (Transmission Control Module) & BCM (Body Control Module) to effect repair against a TSB helping transmission to shift less when cruise engaged. Popping noise driver side rear when going over uneven pavement (large speed hump((not speed bump)), backing out of drive way where skirt meets road causing front end to be higher than rear. Determined bumper was hitting frame where attached: adjusted. 
Nov 2008

5000 mi
Loose bolts in steering rack, replaced rack and bolts ensuring proper torque on bolts when replaced Transmission required re-flash of software, previous software flash was causing transmission to hang for extended period in 3rd gear and rendering manual mode unavailable by forcing transmission to stay in 4th gear, unable to change with - button. Technician forgot to reset oil life monitoring system when completing required recall issued by GM to fix the light that was supposed to illuminate when oil life low. 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

1200 mi
The driver's side vanity mirror was not attached. A new one had to be ordered for replacement. 
May 2008

3000 mi
Driver's visor mirror not attached and lights not functioning. Replaced and attached new mirror but lights do not work. Still waiting for call for new part after call to check on status and was told it was not ordered yet. 
Jun 2008

4000 mi
Driver's side vanity mirror and light was not attached and not functioning. Finally after two attempts it was repaired, so far, successfully. 
Jan 2009

13000 mi
ABS, brake, traction control warning lights all came on and a wheel/tire locked up.  
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Mar 2008 - Sep 2013
Jun 2011

54000 mi

US $575
Replace cam position sensor and evaporative emmissions sensor. Replaced driver side seat heating element. 
Nov 2011

64000 mi

US $100
Seat heater element and control board replaced. Not properly repaired, went back two more times in a week. First didn't properly program module, then burned seat foam. So don't get seat heaters repaired when it is warm outside! 
Jun 2013

90000 mi

US $60
Exhuast camshaft position sensor turned on Check Engine light. 
Saturn VUE in Georgia, United States
Apr 2008 - Jan 2012
Aug 2008

4000 mi
The trim panel on driver side was damaged & a rear seat bracket was broken. Both were discovered 2 days after delivery but was not serious enough to take before 1st main visit 
Sep 2008

5000 mi
Issue from August was repaired when parts arrived in September. 
Dec 2009

22000 mi
Cruise control became more erratic Power seat repair. 
Jun 2011

41000 mi
AC fan motor 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2014 - Jul 2018
May 2015

44580 mi

C $323
INSTALL REAR TOE CAMS (CAMBER TOE KIT)AS UNABLE TO ADJUST ALIGNMENT. 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT 
Apr 2017

64151 mi

C $350
CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, DIAGNOSTICS, REPLACE INTAKE CAM POSITION ACTUATOR SOLONOID 
Jul 2018

74400 mi

C $298
check engine light on. replaced Exhaust cam position actuator solonoid 
Saturn VUE in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2008 - Jul 2018
Aug 2013

37000 mi

US $60
Pull cord for Hood needed to be replaced. 
Nov 2013

40000 mi
Replaced intake and exhaust solenoids. 
Saturn VUE in Indiana, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
Sep 2008

5000 mi
The inside passenger side door handle broke. I took it in and they said that the cable just came off from the handle. The outside handle worked fine. 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2015
Jun 2009

17000 mi
The drivers side compartment would not close. Part replaced. 
Oct 2011

30000 mi

US $162
Cord ripped off when pulling latch to open hood. 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Jul 2008

6000 mi
When opening the passenger door the handle would not shut. You new this as you closed the door and it would not latch. You than would pull the door handle to allow it to go to closed position and than the door could close to latch. Happened sporatically. 
Saturn VUE in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

10000 mi
Driver carpet plastic retainer broken. 
Oct 2008

15000 mi
trans TSB 08-06-04-036 and OLM recall After "bumping" wiper on, wiper would not shutdown and stalk control had no effect. Removed wiper motor fuse, replaced fuse and problem disappeared. Dealer could not replicate. 
Feb 2009

19000 mi
TPM sensor shows intermittant failure. Dealer relearned sensors (since tire rotation had occurred). Problem returned after dealer's attempt to repair. 
Dec 2009

30000 mi
Radiator may burst (TSB) - radiator hose altered 
May 2016

119700 mi

US $110
TPS sensors were changed (2 of 4 sensors likely had battery issues due to age). 
Jun 2017

132000 mi

US $450
New seals on both drive shafts, due to leakage 
Saturn VUE in Louisiana, United States
Dec 2007 - Jun 2015
Oct 2008

21000 mi
Engine light came on. Determine a engine misfire set off the engine light. However still had to bring it in to get the light reset. what a pain.  
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2007 - Sep 2009
Feb 2008

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. 
Saturn VUE in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2007 - Feb 2011
Dec 2007

5000 mi
air bag light kept coming on showing air bags not working. 
May 2008

10000 mi
Air conditioning had O-ring failed system leaked freon. 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
Nov 2007

3500 mi
Windshield wiper motor bolts stripped, replaced bolts. 
Dec 2007

4000 mi
Wipers were making a "thumping" sound when running. It was determined on a previous trip the wiper motor was loose and bolts were stripped. Parts ordered and this trip was to replace part. Interior side panel on passenger side near windshield is loose. This trip determined that clips were broken during previous attempt (by dealer) to attach loose panel. Clips have been ordered. While engine is running, there is a loud rattle coming from engine on passenger side. The vehicle has been in and out of the shop 2 other times to attempt repair. The techs can hear the noise and see what is rattling, but cannot repair it. Was told the... Another trip to dealership to diagnose rattling noise while engine is running. The techs are trying to determine best way to repair. The problem was not repaired as person was still not available to work on vehicle. - 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. 
Jan 2008

6000 mi
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. 
Sep 2008

12000 mi
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 Illinois, United States
Jan 2008 - Nov 2014
Mar 2008

2000 mi
Check engine light on - evap systems leak. Drivers seat squeaks. They will repair/replace seat when I can leave the vehicle for a day or more. Transmission shifts are odd when using cruise control. Told it was working as designed. 
Apr 2008

4000 mi
Code P0442. Replaced Evap Canister and problem was solved. 
Sep 2008

16000 mi
The oil life monitor indicator light never lit.  Engine downshifted too much on even the slightest incline when cruise control was used. The caused the vehicle to speed up dramatically. A TSB specifying a software update for the TCM resolved the problem. 
May 2011

73000 mi

US $583
Front passenger side wheel hub was beginning to fail (loud humming sound when car was driven) 
Dec 2013

136000 mi

US $235
Oil pan rtv (no gasket) began leaking oil. Mechanic dropped oil pan and resealed 
Saturn VUE in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

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. 
Mar 2008

2000 mi
Brake pedal pad fell off-adhesive applied and re-installed. 
Apr 2008

3000 mi
CD/radio replaced after previous CD eject problem reoccurred. 
Jul 2008

9000 mi
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 Ohio, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2015
Dec 2008

7000 mi
Codes P2101 Throttle Position Performance,P1516 Throttle Actuator Control Performance found. Found internal short in ECM (electronic control module). They replaced and programed ECM. Powertrain Control Module Replacement. 
Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2018
Jun 2010

12000 mi
I heard a noise that sounded like tire noise. Took the car to the daeler. When I described the noise, the service person said it sounds like a wheel bearing. The mechanic determined it was the wheel bearing. Replaced at no charge. 
Dec 2014

33000 mi

US $300
Fuel tank sensor failed (emission system) 
Sep 2015

37000 mi

US $40
Intake valve sensor. Reason it wa replaced was the "check engine " light came on. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2014
Dec 2010

28000 mi
The outside temperature thermometer didn't work. A software update fixed the problem. No charge. 
Sep 2014

83000 mi

US $150
Air would only come from dash vents, no matter where I set the dial. Also, AC sometimes blew warm. There was a software update that fixed this problem. 
Saturn VUE in Virginia, United States
Jul 2010 - Dec 2015
Aug 2010

45000 mi

US $125
Passenger Rear Wheel Hub/Bearing was making noise once speeds reached 45 MPH. Purchased a new GM Part online from Ebay and installed. Installation took about 3 hours start to finish. No more noise. 
Oct 2013

90500 mi

US $50
TPMS failed in Drivers Front Wheel. 
Jul 2014

102800 mi

US $40
I received an MIL Code of P0010. Research indicated the probable cause to the the Camshaft Position Sensor Actuator Solenoid (akaOil Control Valve) on the intake side. This sits right on top of the head of the engine. Easy to replace. 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2011
Sep 2008 The dealer changed battery and shift lever. It seems a batch of bad batteries have been installed on some VUE XE 08 FWD 
Saturn VUE in Oklahoma, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
Mar 2011

51000 mi

US $150
Driver's side sun visor's wiring problem that almost caught on fire. Interior lights began to work intermittently and metal rod that holds the visor was hot to the touch. 
Saturn VUE in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2016
May 2011

53300 mi

US $350
AC was freezing up, valve replaced and system recharged.  
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

85760 mi
Emissions. Check engine light. Item replaced but the light returned. Into shop next Wedn to revisit issue. 
Dec 2015

86800 mi
Same issue as reported in October 2015 
Mar 2016

87420 mi

C $125
Replaced purge valve 
Nov 2016

91640 mi

C $479
Axel seals had to be replaced 
Jan 2018

96100 mi

C $200
R&R intake valve timing control solenoid 
Saturn VUE in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2011
Mar 2010

33562 mi
Hood latch repair and dooor handle replacement 
Aug 2011

62000 mi
Transmission was unable to shift into reverse, 1st and 2nd gear. Transmission was "rebuilt". 
Saturn VUE in Virginia, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2015
Jun 2013

47000 mi

US $239
My Battery was dead. I got a jump and took my car to Merchants tire and Auto. I purchased a new battery, they did not charge me the environmental fee, because I told them I was unemployed. 
May 2015

57300 mi

US $359
The check engine light has been on for about 3 months. When I took it for repair the mechanics could not find a problem. They told me I could take it to the dealer, but I haven't because I have not had any problems. The light is still on 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Nov 2009 - Jul 2016
Dec 2009

32000 mi
After turning the car off a rattling or crackling sound could be heard in the dash for at least 30-50 seconds. 
Oct 2010

42000 mi
Rear wiper would engage when opening the trunk hatch. 
Apr 2011

46000 mi

US $216
Re-wired for sensors in dash. Sensors OK.  Re-wired for sensors in dash. Sensors OK. 
Oct 2012

67000 mi

US $175
Defective intake solenoid valve. Replaced. 
Nov 2012

67500 mi

US $73
Rear windshield wiper arm was replaced. 
Jan 2013

68000 mi

US $210
ABS/stability traction lights on while driving. Rear speed sensor harness replaced 
Apr 2014

82300 mi

US $50
Windshield washer hose was cracked 
Jan 2015

82500 mi

US $307
Passenger side windshield wiper transmission broken. Also previous repair of wiper hose corrected 
May 2015

91400 mi
Hose for front windshield washer disconnected again. 
Aug 2015

93400 mi

US $925
A/C not working, only blows warm air. Diagnostic visit only. Repaired at a later date.. A/C condenser replaced,  install transmission mount 
Sep 2015

95000 mi

US $97
Low beam headlight replaced 
Oct 2015

95300 mi

US $226
Front sway bar links worn 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011
Apr 2009

5000 mi
door latch wasn't working properly on rear door. Dealer replaced latch. Compass failed. A software update repaired the problem. 
May 2009

6000 mi
glove compartment kept opening on its own. Latch for glove compartment was readjusted. Dealer said it was incorrectly installed at factory. 
Mar 2010

15000 mi
key gets stuck in ignition upon turning engine off. Trip to dealer was unsuccessful, as dealer could not replicate problem. problem still persists intermittently. 
Nov 2010

22000 mi
The lighted portion of the radio that shows station, song, etc becomes intermittantly dull and thus not readable. The dealer has no idea how to fix it so he replaced the radio. He also broke the door handle and speaker while doing the repair 
Saturn VUE in Maryland, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2010
Jun 2009

28000 mi
shutter on 1-2 shift compass keeps losing calibration 
Sep 2009

34000 mi
hood latch cable broke 
Apr 2010

46800 mi
Humming noise from the front end 
Saturn VUE in Illinois, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

21000 mi
Passenger's door handle sticks open, causes door to not latch closed when the door is closed.  
Saturn VUE in District of Columbia, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2016
Feb 2015

41000 mi

US $600
needed shocks--also had coolant and brake fluid flushed and changed 
Feb 2016

48000 mi

US $260
check engine light on--failed local inspection--emission system had malfunctioned--new parts required--code not yet read by computer--need to drive it more they say and will be best read once gas level is half full 
Aug 2016

48000 mi
cable that allows hood to be opened failed--cable replaced--hood now opens when needed 
Saturn VUE in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Sep 2013
Mar 2009

12000 mi
Electrical system shut off during driving. Dealer found a service bulletin about new software for the BMC and installed it. 
Nov 2009

20000 mi
the interior door handle started to separate where the seam existed, as a result a new interior door panel had to be ordered and installed. 
Jun 2012

50500 mi

US $350
Transmission error codes existed. Local shop indicated bring to dealer. Dealer diagnosed and found ignition switch issue causing transmission code erros. Ignition Switch was replaced (not under warranty). 
Sep 2012

53000 mi
The issue occurred again and no one could assist. I was told: if the light is not on when it is occurring we cannot help you. as a result in july of 2013 I traded the vehicle in for a Hyundai. of course the light went on that day. 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
May 2009 - Jul 2013
Aug 2009

4960 mi
Lumbar support control knob & trim ring broken. Poor quality plastic. New heavy duty parts ordered. Apparently common problem. 
Sep 2009

5580 mi
New Heavy Duty Lumbar support control knob & Heavy Duty trim ring Replaced & Installed. 
Jan 2010

7440 mi
Manufacturing defect. Parts not installed or aligned correctly. Front hood & right front bumper out of alignment. Very noticeable on the hood @ front of the car. 
Sep 2011

15500 mi
Crack in the windshield washer fluid container. Fluid would not stay in container 
Saturn VUE in Michigan, United States
Mar 2009 - May 2018
Jul 2009

51000 mi
Axle seal 
Oct 2010

83300 mi

US $138
Sway bar link pin 
Jun 2011

102000 mi

US $577
Replaced catalytic converter 
Nov 2011

110000 mi

US $800
Left front wheel hub assembly Replace hood latch cable, which had become worn. 
Jun 2012

130000 mi

US $275
replaced front right wheel bearings 
Oct 2014

182500 mi

US $795
Exhaust system replaced from the engine back. Required manufacturer's parts. 
Aug 2015

190700 mi

US $78
Replaced CV axle shaft 
Jan 2017

203000 mi

US $788
catalytic converter 
Jul 2017

211000 mi

US $50
Leak at bypass pipe o-rings. Replaced O rings and thermostat gasket. 
Jan 2018

220000 mi

US $436
O2 sensor, plus a broken manifold bolt. RR wheel bearing. 
Saturn VUE in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
Jun 2015

80600 mi

C $650
Replaced brake master cylinder and booster 
Dec 2016

89900 mi

C $206
Battery replacement 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Saturn VUE in California, United States
Feb 2008 - Aug 2008
May 2008

4000 mi
Dealer replaced 5 relays in fuse box under hood. 
Saturn VUE in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2007 - Dec 2009
Aug 2008

8000 mi
Left front wheel bearing failure. Left rear axle /bearing failure. 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saturn in Iowa, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

1000 mi
Slight vibration under load at highway speed, diagnosed as the torque converter and it was replaced 

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2008 Saturn VUE 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Saturn VUE in Ohio, United States
Sep 2007 - Jan 2008
Dec 2007 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
Dec 2007

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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