How many miles on your Vibes?

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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by zbyers » Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:34 am

Just rolled over 273k miles in the 2003 GT. Almost at 185k miles on my 2007. I bought the 2007 5 years ago this coming march with 85k miles on it. 100k miles in 5 years and she has been absolutely trouble free.
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by ihaveavibe » Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:09 pm

Base '03
Looks like all LED segments work for the fist 5 digits :)
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by Bookworm » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:37 pm

First 2003 vibe is still running, but not on the road - the person I sold/gave it to sheared off the tensioner bolt, and is still working on getting that out. Anyway - that one pegged the odometer.

The current 2007 Vibe is at 169k, and I expect to go at least another 100,000 with minimal problems. I'm replacing some parts proactively.

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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by ColonelPanic » Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:06 am

ihaveavibe wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:09 pm
Base '03
Looks like all LED segments work for the fist 5 digits :)
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That's the kind of picture I would take. Yep, all the segments work! :D

And 88k on an '03 - amazing!
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by ihaveavibe » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:09 am

ColonelPanic wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:06 am
That's the kind of picture I would take. Yep, all the segments work! :D

And 88k on an '03 - amazing!
I realized after putting that up that it's probably LCD not LED. Oh well.

89k is still 5.5k/yr-ish, so not super low. It's in use every single day, mostly around town to shuttle kids to/from school, library and activities (too close for bus and too far to walk) also to get groceries the occasional beer run, etc. I'd like it to last minimum 3 more years, and don't see why it wouldn't. These forums has been quite helpful in maintaining it. Still have some fixes /diagnoses in progress...

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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by Bookworm » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:00 am

ihaveavibe wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:09 am
ColonelPanic wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:06 am
That's the kind of picture I would take. Yep, all the segments work! :D

And 88k on an '03 - amazing!
I realized after putting that up that it's probably LCD not LED. Oh well.

89k is still 5.5k/yr-ish, so not super low. It's in use every single day, mostly around town to shuttle kids to/from school, library and activities (too close for bus and too far to walk) also to get groceries the occasional beer run, etc. I'd like it to last minimum 3 more years, and don't see why it wouldn't. These forums has been quite helpful in maintaining it. Still have some fixes /diagnoses in progress...
My 03 is still running, albeit with someone else (waiting for a bolt to be extracted). Rust is probably your only real enemy - that and replacing the catalytic converter and oxygen sensors. Starter motor, shocks, etc, are just sort of consumables.

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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by vibenvy » Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:11 am

Both our Vibes recently turned over 87,000 miles!
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by tpollauf » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:08 pm

30,000 last week .... 33,000 this week. Nice LONG Florida trip !
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by cptnsolo77 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:02 pm

247K
* 2003 Vibe Auto Satellite Silver w / Moons & Tunes
* Kenwood Excelon KDC-X597
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* Soundproofcow Roadblock R sound deadening in all doors
* Drop In K & N Filter
* NGK Iridium IX Plugs
* 27 MPG City/Highway with AC on

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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by TechMaxWare » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:02 pm

I have had my Vibe since mid 2014 and since that time I have racked up about 65,000 miles I believe. Still runs great!! :)
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by VibeTribe5StillAlive » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:33 am

Just totaled my '03 with only 80K miles :cry:
Onto an '05 with 180K miles. How many more y'all think she's got in her?
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by chas0218 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:10 am

2004 with 241k No real body rust even though it has spent 200k in upstate NY where they love the salt. The under carriage still looks mint only the components are starting to rust like solid lines and brake lines. All in all in decent shape with few issues.
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by zbyers » Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:01 am

chas0218 wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:10 am
2004 with 241k No real body rust even though it has spent 200k in upstate NY where they love the salt. The under carriage still looks mint only the components are starting to rust like solid lines and brake lines. All in all in decent shape with few issues.
you probably have more rust than you think. have you ever removed and inspected under the rocker covers?
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by chas0218 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:45 am

zbyers wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:01 am
chas0218 wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:10 am
2004 with 241k No real body rust even though it has spent 200k in upstate NY where they love the salt. The under carriage still looks mint only the components are starting to rust like solid lines and brake lines. All in all in decent shape with few issues.
you probably have more rust than you think. have you ever removed and inspected under the rocker covers?
Yeah I have a few bubbles in the front fender a little under the plastic flares but no holes or missing paint yet. Pretty clean considering.
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by 350kVibe » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:31 am

Just another 59 miles to go and I'll be hitting 350K! ☺️ 2009 Vibe GT
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by ntorch » Mon May 13, 2019 7:13 am

111,111 in about 15 miles. Will hit it on my way home from work.
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Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Post by campb292 » Thu May 16, 2019 8:25 am

My 2006 Vibe hit the 299999 mark recently and thought it was due some praise. It hasn't been a primary car for a couple years and only goes out for beach trips and groceries on occasion. The old girl has been a benchmark of reliability. Everything still works - starts, windows, brakes are smooth, still has 3 modes of acceleration - loud, louder, and loudest. In 300k here is a list of everything I can think of that was replaced:

Front Struts
blower motor
front hub/wheel bearings (warranty)
airbag (warranty/recall)

Other than that just normal maintenance of brakes, fluids, battery, headlights, etc and even the struts might be considered a maintenance wear item. Really great car that never once left me stranded.

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