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NHTSA — Suspension Problems

1.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
122,500 miles

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2002 Saturn Vue suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Saturn Vue Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 282013

Vue

  • 132,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2002 Saturn Vue. The contact stated while at a traffic light making a right turn at approximately 2 mph, he heard a snapping sound on the rear drivers side of the vehicle. The left rear tire snapped off of the rear lateral link. The vehicle was unable to be driven. The vehicle was towed to a repair shop who diagnosed that the rear lateral link needed to be repaired which had been torn from the subframe. The vehicle was repaired and the failure recurred on the opposite side of the vehicle. The contact had heard a noise in the rear passenger side tire. The vehicle was to be diagnosed for repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 132000.

- Mineapolis, MN, USA

problem #1

Sep 202012

Vue 4-cyl

  • 113,000 miles
I have had problems since I bought the vehicle. Shocks, struts, rear suspension, brakes, electrical, oil has been either leaking or burning to the existent I put some in everyother day because it is low, the sway bar and the steering column, the transmission and drive train, and the timing chain. There are many other unsafe issues I have had and I have brought it to their attention from day one because I have a beautiful daughter, but he refused to do anything to help me. It finally broke down on me and now I am without a vehicle.

- Dayton, WY, USA

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