2005 Saturn Relay Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Saturn Relay
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2005 Saturn Relay ProblemsPoor Ride/Handling Due to Worn Suspension Struts
The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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, the transmission system should be completely flushed.
2005 Saturn Relay QuestionsProblem with motor running too hot to my liking. I want to hotwire the fans for full-time operation. FL, where I love, is not like 99 degrees every day! (2 answers)
I want to be able to hotwire the main cooling fan for full-time operation and bypass the ECU for this. It has been almost 99 degrees every day here, so the cooler, the better. I need some help to get this done, Van wiring is goofy and uses ground and varying voltages to control fan speed and ope...
2005 Saturn Relay RecallsParking Brake Fails Safety Standards May Cause Unintended Vehicle Movement
Certain sport utility vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Safety Standard # 135 "Passenger Car Brake Systems" To meet the standard, vehicles must not move for 5 minutes when stopped on a steep hill with the parking brake applied and the vehicle in neutral. Some of these vehicles failed this test. When the parking brake is released the driver may notice unintended braking while accelerating, decelerating or coasting. This could lead to unintended vehicle movement and cause an accident. The dealer will inspect each rear parking brake caliper and replace free of charge if slippage is noticed. The GM recall # is 05059
The outboard release handle on a second row bucket seat may be activated during a side impact crash. This could cause the rear seat latches to disengage, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant. Dealers will remove the seat latch release handle and install a plastic cap to eliminate this side impact safety concern. This recall is expected to begin on April 5, 2005. The General Motors recall number is 05015.