2009 Saturn Vue Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Saturn Vue


2009 Saturn Vue Problems

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

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.

Check 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.

Transmission Fault and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723

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 also extremely important that all debris from the failed part be cleaned from the transmission while it is disassembled in order to try and prevent future problems.

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2009 Saturn Vue Questions

At about 12 noon today 5/20/16, I started my car and a light came on stating...Engine Hot No A/C....I had JUST turned the car on, how could the engine be hot? Can this just be a sensor? Or can an Engine run hot immediately after turning the key? (1 answer)

Why does a Low Oil Pressure Stop Engine light comes on while driving? (1 answer)

Comes on after driving for 15 mins. It eventually goes off.

Looking for cause of one of my cylinders having low compression? Details below. (1 answer)

3.6L V6 engine. Odb code says P0302. Compression on Cylinder#2 has 85psi, others have 150psi. Adding a little oil to cylinder#2 didnt improve psi. I am getting some oil blow by between the air filter and the engine also. Engine light blinks when idling along with a bit of a sputter and stron...

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2009 Saturn Vue Recalls

Potential Loss of Steering Ability

GM has recalled 2,149 vehicles that may have been assembled with an incorrect steering knuckle on one or both sides. As a result, the tie rod ball stud could pull out of or fracture the tie rod housing, causing it to separate from the steering knuckle. If this happens, loss of steering ability can occur, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the steering knuckle and replace the knuckle and tie rod as necessary. This recall is expected to begin by December 8, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08389.

Power Steering Fluid Leak Could Result in a Fire

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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