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2008 Saturn AURA repairs by problem area

Engine (14%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (11%)

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2008 Saturn AURA brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (54%)

< $100 (17%)

Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Saturn AURA 4dr Sedan

252-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

29140 mi

C $300
Replace caliper ($300 was to repair/replace) 
34920 mi

C $445
replace caliper 
37440 mi

C $512
replaced front rotors and pads 
42780 mi

C $260
Replace rear brake caliper passenger side 
43080 mi

C $540
Replaced rear rotors and brake pads 
48660 mi

C $680
Replaces worn brake pads and caliper 
36580 mi Master Brake Cylinder replaced under warranty. Check Brake light came back on again after repair and caliper replaced second time. 
22000 mi warped front rotors 
42000 mi

US $250
felt rotors were warped. Told to replace front pads and resurface rotors. 

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2008 Saturn AURA 4dr Sedan

219-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

55000 mi

US $486
Sensor in left rear wheel bearing failed requiring the replacement of the whole bearing. Rear brake pads replaced and rotors resurfaced. 
83000 mi

US $995
Checked brakes as part of inspection. No longer machinable, so replace all 4 brakes and pads. 
73000 mi Maint: Worn brakes,  
9000 mi Pitted rotors causing vibration when braking. 
16000 mi Warped front rotors, replaced under warranty. 
42000 mi new brake pads and rotors all around  
93300 mi

US $40
replaced rear break pads 
21000 mi

US $300
warped rotors 

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2008 Saturn AURA 4dr Sedan

169-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

34720 mi

C $400
Worn brakes needed pads and rotors 
60140 mi

C $425
noise in rear repaired with new pads and rotors 
62620 mi

C $375
previous replace front rotors began pulsating the front wheels when brake applied 
19000 mi Parking brake intermittently makes loud breaking sound and pedal goes all the way to the floorboard, like a cable/spring snapped. Brake properly engages when depressed and reset again. Happens about 1 time per 30 depressions of the pedal. 

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2008 Saturn AURA Brake Problems

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