Saturn Astra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Saturn Astra

Saturn Astra Problems

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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Saturn Astra Questions

Saturn Astra 2008 hard to start after refuel.. (1 answer)

whenever i refuel gas tank, car does not start.. i do try to start several times, then starts but have to push gas pedal until it's ok.. so everything is normal.. there is no fault code, check engine light is not on at all.. what should be the problem?

My engine light keeps going on,airfilter and sensor filter were replaced,now (1 answer)

Iam told I need a smoke test to check for a vacum leak?does that sound right,I already had to replace the sparkplug pack because the engine light kept going on and the car was missing firing

why is my front passenger floor wet? (2 answers)

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Saturn Astra Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Saturn Astra Reviews

When I have the AC on and I'm driving my car makes a lot of noise. My car runs fine normally with no issues . When I put gas in it it will not start. I have to crank the motor until it starts ,but once i get it to start that one time I can cut it off and it cut right back on with no problems like normal .it only happens when I put gas in it even if I don't fill it up n I don't let it to lo...
I just bought a 2008 saturn. The air conditioning is acting wierd, cools when at a stop, then no cool when you go. Any answers?
A completely solid performer in all areas. Great mileage 27 city 34 highway with the automatic. Handsome and comfortable, well made and quiet on the road. Great handling and braking. Happy every time I drive it.

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