2008 Saturn Vue Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Saturn Vue
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2008 Saturn Vue ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
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.
These are real cheap and shame on them for even thinking saving a few pennys was worth the hassle. Cheap nozzles made of nylon are pressed in and cause bad spray or come out completely. GET REPLACED IF UNDER WARRENTY!! I have 3 times and need to again. This will be an ongoing problem.
The engine valve cover gaskets may develop and engine oil leak. A burning smell may be noted from the engine area if the type of leak were to occur.
2008 Saturn Vue QuestionsI have a 2008 Saturn Vue 4cly. 137,000. Is it possible that coolant is leaching into transmission? Service tech refused to change trans oil for liability reasons. (2 answers)
2008 Saturn Vue, automatic trans with 137,000 miles.4cly
The problem started a couple days ago. It happens almost any time I'm pulling into a parking spot. But, when I tap the gas, it seems to go away. Very confusing.
2008 Saturn Vue RecallsPainted Outside Door Handles May Stick or Bind
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.
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.
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.