- April 10: GM Re-Recalls Ignition Switch For Another Defect
- April 8: GM Fined $7,000 a Day For Missing Ignition Switch Deadline
- March 31: GM Recalls 1.3 Million Cars for Power Steering Problems
- March 29: Emergency Motion Filed Against GM to 'Park It Now'
- March 28: GM Recalls Another 824,000 Cars for Ignition Switch Defect
- March 17: GM Ignition Switch Class-Action Lawsuits Begin
- March 17: It's March Madness For GM: Another 1,500,000 Vehicles Recalled
- March 14: Safety Group Accuses Government of Ignoring 303 GM Car Fatalities
- March 6: Test Time: U.S. Government Takes General Motors Back to School
- February 26: Former NHTSA Administrator Says GM Committed 'Immoral Act'
- February 25: GM Waits 10 Years to Recall Over 1 Million Cars
2008 Saturn Vue
3 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2008 Saturn Vue
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2008 Saturn Vue by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Saturn service shop immediately!
2008 Saturn Vue LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #09V233000
Summary: GM is recalling 44,451 MY 2008 Saturn Vue vehicles with body color outside door handles. The outside door handles may stick or bind. If this were to occur, the door may not latch when closed.
Consequence: Driving with an unlatched door could result in an unbelted occupant falling out of the vehicle, causing increased risk of injury.
Actions: Dealers will replace the outside door handles with chrome door handles free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before August 18, 2009. Owner may contact Saturn at 1-800-972-8876 or at www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V233000 »
2008 Saturn Vue STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS NHTSA Campaign #08V470000
Summary: GM is recalling 42,408 MY 2008-2009 Saturn Vue vehicles. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the nut securing the power steering line to the power steering pump may loosen. If this were to occur, there may be a power steering fluid leak.
Consequence: The fluid could contact hot exhaust components resulting in a possible engine compartment fire.
Actions: Dealers will inspect the nut securing the power steering line to the power steering pump. If there are no signs of a fluid leak, dealers will tighten the nut. If a fluid leak is present, dealer will tighten the nut and check the fluid level. The recall began on September 26, 2008. Owners may contact Saturn at 1-800-972-8876 or through their website at www.gmownercenter.com>www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V470000 »
2008 Saturn Vue POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #08V200000
Summary: GM is recalling 26 MY 2008 Saturn Vue vehicles equipped with a 6T70 6-speed automatic transmission. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the transmission case side bore that holds the park pawl pivot pin may have a casting porosity. This condition, coupled with normal operating stresses, could lead to failure, eliminating the ability to secure the transmission in 'park' position.
Consequence: If this happens while the vehicle is parked on a non-level surface, the vehicle could roll without warning and cause injury to people in its path.
Actions: Dealers will replace the transmission free of charge. The recall began on May 5, 2008. Owners may contact Saturn at 1-800-972-8876, or through their website at www.gmownercenter.com>www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V200000 »