NHTSA — Seat Belts: Rear Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,523 miles

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2003 Saturn Vue seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2003 Saturn Vue Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 152015


  • 60,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Saturn Vue. While parked, the middle seat belt in the rear seat was locked and became inoperable. The seat belt frame became detached. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the retractor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Westminster, CO, USA

problem #2

Jul 082010

Vue 4-cyl

  • 88,570 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Saturn Vue. The contact stated that the rear middle seat belt failed and had become inoperable. The dealer advised there was not a recall for the rear middle seat belt and any repairs would be at the contacts expense. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 88,570 and the current mileage was 88,590. Updated 10/13/10. The cosnumer stated the repairs were made by a private party and paid for at her expense. Updated 10/19/10

- San Francisco, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 222003


  • miles
The rear center seat belt buckle broke twice without warning.

- Brewster, MA, USA

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