2008 Saturn Sky Red Line Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Saturn Sky Red Line

2008 Saturn Sky Red Line Problems

Clicking noise from direct injection injectors
The fuel injection system for the 2.0L turbo engine places fuel directly into the combustion chambers. This is called "direct injection". Due to the high fuel pressure associated with this type of system a noticeable clicking noise can be heard from the fuel injectors.
Contamination of extended life coolant
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Flush brake fluid every 60,000 miles

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

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2008 Saturn Sky Red Line Questions

Even though my sky redline is 8 years Old with 35k. Would I be needing a new battery? (1 answer)

Where the heck is the battery located
Under the hood.

My head lights and inside light come on, car won't start (2 answers)

I stored my car for winter. Could the battery be run down?
but the lights come on when I try to start the car.

A week or so after oil changesw/Dealer, major repairs are necessary. How report? (1 answer)

Car overheated after oil change, dealer said a completely new Fan system and air duct is required. Said they found broken air duct after starting on the fan repair. This type of costly repair is routinely needed after oil changes. My car is fantastic until I take it in for oil changes. Sometimes...

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2008 Saturn Sky Red Line Reviews

After 2-1/2 years (28K mi) I've had the front hood scoop & trunk tension bar replaced. The driver's side inside door's handle is peeling on the interior assumed from touch wear. Overall the car is great! However, as common among most American cars (though this one is actually German) the interior is too plastic. Fortunately the interior is small minimizing the amount. Handling is superb. ...

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