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NHTSA — Power Train: Manual Transmission: Column Shift Assembly Problems

6.7

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Saturn Vue transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Saturn Vue Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 142002

Vue

  • Manual transmission
  • 10,000 miles

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

When shifted from reverse to first gear, the shifter had broken. Ts there had been a chatter in the shifter when the clutch was released, also when the gas was applied, sometimes causing a surge in the first gear. The dealer stated the shift cable and adjuster had broken. Scc

- Minneapolis, MN, USA

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