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2008 Saturn Aura

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2008 Saturn Aura Problems

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 ...

Engine -- Verified

Vehicles with certain V6 engines may illuminate the Check Engine Light one or more of the following codes: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0336, or P0391. Our technicians tell us that some vehicles may require a powertrain control module (PCM) software update to correct this issue. Other vehicles may have excess camshaft end play on one or both cylinder heads which will need to be corrected using special procedures outlined by GM.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The fuel gauge may not read correctly and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0455/P0461 stored for a fuel level sensor issue. These faults may be caused by a fuel vapor line inside the fuel take interfering with the fuel level sensor. If this is found to be the case, repositioned and securing the vapor line should correct this concern. If no fault is found with the fuel vapor line, the fuel level sensor itself may be at fa...

Maintenance -- Verified

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

2008 Saturn Aura Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, September 18, 2012

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On vehicles equipped with a 4-speed automatic transmission, the tabs on the transmission shift cable end may fracture and separate. If this were to occur, the shift lever and the actual position of the transmission gear may not match. The driver would be able to move the shifter to "Park" and remove the ignition key, but the transmission gear may not be in "Park." The vehicle may not be able to be restarted and the vehicle could roll away after the driver has exited the vehicle, resulting in a possible crash without prior warning. Dealers will install a retainer over the cable end or replace the shift cable as necessary. The General Motors recall number 12106.

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2008 Saturn Aura Questions and Answers

Visitor, 2008 Saturn Aura, 3.5L V6, Grantsville, UT

traction control and brake lights come on for no reason and then dont work when the brakes are applied

yohammer, 2008 Saturn Aura, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Florence, KY

At night my brake lights periodically stay on and when I put on the brakes turn off unless I press really hard. Is there a problem or is my car posessed?

yohammer, 2008 Saturn Aura, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Florence, KY

They will come back on soon after I let off the brakes. Might be only at night cannot see that it happens in daylight.

skimberly2703, 2008 Saturn Aura, Penn, PA

bought the car may22 2010. May 28 clunking noise when turning left. Dealer lubricated and repositioned shaft(E9448). June 25, Steering wheel is pulsating back and forth,just sitting in driveway, ...

darkbite29, 2008 Saturn Aura, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Killeen, TX

All the electronics work in the car including the key fob. However, the lock on the driver's side keeps jamming. What gives?

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2008 Saturn Aura Reviews

Well my baby is a 2008 Aura XL 4 cylinder ecotech engine, i have 68,000 miles and the original set of tires,by the way i have more them 50% threat life still ,i just replace the brakes front and back with brake performance slotted and dimple rotors in black, i do my own oil change with Mobil 1 every 6,000 miles i get 32 miles per gallon on the highway,and depending on the city driving 26 or better, i coast when possible and time the lights, also i dont jack rabbit out of the lights i am planing 200,000 or better for this car and a wonderful option is fully paid. i also have a dodge caravan 2008 xlt what a piece of S----t bad brakes,bad trany,bad interior,bad all over and dodge wants me to get a new one,

I love my car. I bought it new in March 2008. I haven't had any issues and I have driven all over the country in it. The only I am having right now is my driver's door lock keeps jamming. Apart from that, I have kept ONSTAR active for all these years and it was worth it.

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