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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2008 Saturn Vue

2008 Saturn Vue

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2008 Saturn Vue Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate. At this time, RepairPal cannot confirm a recall for this gas cap issue.

Drive Train -- Verified

Vehicles with a 6speed automatic transmission may develop one or more of the following faults related to a broken 35R clutch wave plate inside the transmission: Illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723, loss of reverse gear, slipping or harsh 3rd or 5th gear shift. Removal and dis-assembly of the transmission will be required to replace the broken 35R wave plate. It is al...

Maintenance -- Verified

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

Drive Train -- Verified

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You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be completely flushed.

Maintenance -- Verified

GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70,000 miles.

2008 Saturn Vue Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., August 18, 2009

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The painted outside door handles may stick or bind, meaning the door may not latch when closed. If this were to occur, an unlatched door could open unexpectedly and an occupant not wearing a seat belt could fall out of the vehicle. Dealers will replace the painted door handles with chrome door handles free of charge. The recall began August 19, 2009. The GM recall number is 09066.

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Drive Train, May 5, 2008

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Twenty-six vehicles are being recalled because the transmission case could break at the side bore that holds the park pawl pivot pin, eliminating the ability of the transmission to secure the vehicle when the transmission is in "Park." If this occurs, the vehicle may roll without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected transmissions. The recall should begin by May 5, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08168.

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Suspension & Steering, September 26, 2008

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The power steering line connected to the power steering pump may have a nut that has loosened, possibly causing a power steering fluid leak. If the fluid contacts the hot exhaust components, a fire could start. Dealers will inspect the nut and tighten it. If a fluid leak is found, the fluid level will also be checked. The recall began September 26, 2008. The GM recall number is 08284.

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2008 Saturn Vue Questions and Answers

kyjc, 2008 Saturn Vue, 3.5L V6, College Station, TX

How far in advance does the light come on? I had the oil change about 200 miles ago. My manual says the next service is scheduled for 50,000 miles. I have 38,000 on it now.

Visitor, 2008 Saturn Vue, 3.6L V6, Sterling Heights, MI

Where can I find the evaporator hose to unclog? What is the best way to unclog?

Visitor, 2008 Saturn Vue, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Aiken, SC

rear brake lights dont work. The one up top does. any suggestions?

zamora, 2008 Saturn Vue, 4 Cylinder, Olar, SC

I had my oil changed about a month ago and my oil light will not turn off.

Annamarie, 2008 Saturn Vue, 3.5L V6, South Bend, IN

I have had two incidents (actually 3rd total) where the car will not start. Lights, locks, radio all work but the car will not turn over. There is no starter sounds just dead silence. The Techs ...

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2008 Saturn Vue Reviews

just purchased used 08,so far so good

We are experiencing Throttle Body Sensor problems. they want to clean and reset our throttle body sensor and charge us, we have 40,000 on this 08 Vue v6. and the extended warranty she said will not cover it... can anyone give us some help here.

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