Premature transmission wear on Saturn Outlook

Average mileage: 69,924 (45,000–103,000)
2 model years affected: 2007, 2008
8 people reported this problem
8 people shared problem details
I would like to see if anyone else has had to have their transmission replaced. My Saturn has 47K miles, I have never towed anything and I went to put it into reverse and it wouldn't go into gear. After having it towed to mechanic, I was told the transmission needed to be replaced (besides reverse, 4th and 5th gear were also gone). I have never had a transmission go out...and I do all of the maintenance required.
2007 Saturn Outlook88,000
Would not shift to 2nd gear had to replace transmission, 3,700.00
2007 Saturn Outlook74,549
my daughter has sectional volleyball and we were trying to attend got on the highway and the car was jumpy had to get it towed complete loss of third,fourth,and fifth gears and reverse but lucky Gm had recall and they pay for it.
transmission went out same issues as the others..had trans replaced and still acts funny airbag light keeps coming on too.
2011 - Had the transmission rebuilt. 2013 - Had another problem. A part went bad and had to be replaced.
2008 Saturn Outlook62,000
Transmission 62,000-3rd,5th gear went out while driving, no reverse. Very dangerous situation. Rebuilt transmission still under warranty. Wish I had reversed at dealership while purchasing. Out of warranty 5 years, 103,000 Timing belt issue $2100.00 No recall for this year but recall for 2007 same issue. (WHAT?) No more GM-GMC Dodge Vehicles. Going Foreign!!!
2008 Saturn Outlook103,000
Didn't even have my car a year and transmission went out. First I was told timing chain but it was transmission. I got my car used at 84,000 and had gotten to 103,000 in almost a year and this happened.
2008 Saturn Outlook45,000
Lost 3rd gear and reverse. Required reman. transmission replacement. GM covered after much arguing, even though the warranty was expired.
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