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Transmission Failure

2003 Saturn Vue (Page 2 of 2)

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Saturn dealer.

8.9

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$3,647.00
Average Mileage:
102,652 miles
Total Complaints:
26 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. rebuild or replace the transmission (16 reports)
  2. not sure (9 reports)
  3. turn it into a 5sp (1 reports)
2003 Saturn Vue transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Saturn Vue Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #6

Jun 062010

Vue Sport Utility 4d 4-Cly.2.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 156,140 miles

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

THIS CAR WAS GIVEN TO ME BY MY SISTER BECAUSE SHE BOUGHT NEW CAR. BUT SHE HAS TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS. AND SHE HAS A MOTION AGAINST THE PERSON THAT WAS TO FIX IT . THEY FIXED IT BEFORE AND IT WAS UNDER WARRANTY FOR A YEAR .THAN THE TRANSMISSION ACTED UP BEFORE THE YEAR WAS UP . SO ALL IN ALL THE CAR WAS NOT FIX.

- , Phillipsburg, NJ, USA

problem #5

Jun 222009

Vue AWD 2.2L

  • CVT transmission
  • 98,090 miles

i bought this car thinking that 2.2 awd what a great deal. i paid 8600 for it. i got to drive it for 2 months. it stinks. then i find out that the trans are bad in all off them. the drive belt is what breaks. they are poorly made.

- , Newark, OH, USA

problem #4

Mar 222007

(reported on)

Vue 2.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,000 miles

saturn refuses to replace their defective replacement transmission with only 16,000 miles on it. best they can do is a 10% discount cost is 5700. get real. i own 5 gm cars and never again.

- , Mcdonough, GA, USA

problem #3

May 132008

Vue LX 2.2L

  • CVT transmission
  • 72,000 miles

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

contacted Saturn to no avail. fortunately we had purchased extended warranty and that covered it. really disappointed that Saturn wasn't more helpful. they almost had a Vue left on their lot.

- , Wales, ME, USA

problem #2

Oct 012007

Vue CVT 2.2L I4

  • CVT transmission
  • 75,000 miles

The transmission will sometimes disengage while sitting in gear @ a light or such. When given throttle to proceed motion the transmission will slip then hit hard, jerking the car. This happens in reverse as well. Happens on incline or on level ground. I have replaced the fluid with OEM products (@ 85,000 miles) and the belt was replaced @ 40,000 miles.

- , Nashville, TN, USA

problem #1

Feb 012008

Vue 2.2L I4

  • CVT transmission
  • 43,500 miles

I hate GM. They make the flimsiest cars in the world. I'd rather own a Tata than a GM, or a Ford with 385,000 miles, than a GM car. But I have to give them credit in this situation. My Vue was whirring like a Cuisinart, so I took it to my local Saturn dealer. They kindly informed me that I needed new wheel bearing ($800), which was pretty abnormal for a car with 43,500 miles in my opinion. They also rebuilt the transmission, which, fortunately, GM did under an extended warranty. I must give them credit for doing this- I can't get Nissan to replace my lemon engine in my Altima...

- , Columbus, OH, USA

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