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Saturn Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Saturn

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Saturn is between $279 and $341 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Saturn Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
Saturn L200
Brake Wheel Cylinder Replacement
$342 - $451
Saturn Ion
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Front
$345 - $453
Saturn LW300
Radiator Hose Replacement
$245 - $352
Saturn Outlook
Maintenance II
$53 - $94
Saturn LW1
97,500 Mile Service
$390 - $535
Saturn Vue Hybrid
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$214 - $277
Saturn Ion
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Rear
$336 - $442
Saturn Sky Red Line
Manual Transmission Fluid Change
$164 - $239
Saturn Aura
Ball Joint Replacement - Lower
$325 - $440
Saturn Aura Hybrid
Radiator Hose Replacement
$196 - $277

Saturn Problems

Power Steering Hard to Turn and Warning Light On

The power steering assist may be lost intermittently along with illumination of the "power steering" warning message. In most cases, the power steering system will return to normal when the ignition is cycled off and the engine is restarted. General Motors recommends to replace the electric power steering assist motor to correct this problem. They have extended the warranty on the power steering assist motor to 10 years or 100,000 miles on most 2004-2007 Ion models. This is not a "recall" but an extension of the original warranty.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate. At this time, RepairPal cannot confirm a recall for this gas cap issue.

Check Engine Light Due to Engine Misfire

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail causing an engine misfire, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Diagnoses will be required to determine the cause and needed repair.

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Saturn Questions

will 99 saturn sw2 bumper work on a 2000 lw2 (1 answer)

need repace a bumper and fender right on a 2000 saturn lw2 but will a 99 saturn sw2 work

What happens if my transfer case is going bad? (1 answer)

There's a noise towards the dear when I start it and then my door locks go crazy and it jumps in a different gear.

Check engine light stays on (1 answer)

No way to get "check engine" light to go off!!! Disconnect negative battery post it's ok until I restart!

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Saturn 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.

Liftgate Falls Closed Without Warning

The power liftgate may fall suddenly from the open position due to the failure of the struts that support it when open. Dealers will update the software for the liftgate actuator motor control unit to prevent rapid closing of the liftgate free of charge to resolve the problem.

Ignition Lock Cylinder Concern

These vehicles are being recalled because it may be possible for the key to be removed from the ignition when the ignition is not in the "Off" position. If this were to occur the vehicle could roll away unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the vehicle to see if the key can be pulled out when the ignition is off. If it can, dealers will replace the ignition cylinder and keys to correct this concern. Note: Until a vehicle has been remedied, owners and operators are advised that when exiting, to be sure that the vehicle is in "Park," or in the case of a manual transmission, that the vehicle is in the "Reverse" position and the parking brake is engaged.

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Saturn Reviews

Have had this car almost seven years ( this October), I don't do long drives and when I was working, I only drove 2 miles each way. I have only put 32000 miles on it since I bought it. It is a very economical vehicle, I just had to have new front brakes put on, I also replaced the alloy wheels with steel ones, because I would come out to a different flat tire each day. My airco needs a shot ...
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...
BEWARE THAT THE TRANI COOLING DEVISE IS IN THE CENTER OF THE V ENGINE BLOCK AND WHEN IT LEAKS THE TRANSMISSION FLUID MIXES THE COOLANT AND WILL TAKE FOREVER AND $2100.00 TO CLEAN UP. AC LEAKS AT COMPRESSOR. IT'S COST MORE THAN I PAID FOR IT.

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