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Saturn AURA Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Saturn AURA problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Saturn AURA repairs by problem area

14% of the Saturn AURA repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 22% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 11% to the body and trim, and 11% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 868 repairs.

Saturn AURA repair cost distribution

Of the Saturn AURA repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 18% cost less than $100, 45% between $100 and $499, 24% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 164 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Saturn AURA 4dr Sedan

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

Saturn AURA in Nevada, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006    
0 The transmission shifted hard at low speeds. The dealership reprogrammed the transmission control module (TCM) and now the transmission works just fine. 
4000 0 The passenger side tail light assembly needed to be replaced because a piece of the internal plastic was broken. 
21000 0 Every time I would turn the air conditioning on their was a pulsating noise coming from the engine compartment. When I would turn the air conditioning off the noise would go away. The passenger side panel turn signal light was burned out. When making left and right turns there was a noticeable power steering whine coming from the engine compartment. The dealership discovered that the pulsating noise when the A/C was running was the A/C compressor clutch seizing. The dealership replaced the A/C compressor and the noise went away. The new turn signal light bulb that the dealership installed did not work so they now need to replace the wiring harness for the light. 
23000 0 The light now works after the dealer replaced the wiring harness. The dealership installed the 2nd generation of the power steering hose and now the power steering whine is gone. The pulsating noise that my air conditioning was making before came back. Previous visit dealership replaced air conditioning compressor which solved the problem temporarily. Now the dealership discovered a leak in a air conditioning hose. Parts are on or 
24000 0 AC system low on R134 due to leak at compressor discharge hose at crimp fitting. Replaced hose and recharged the AC system. 
36000 0 The red plastic insert in both driver and passenger rear tail lights was warped or melted. Dealership said that the LED lights were too hot causing the plastic to melt and warp. Dealership replaced both tail lights. 
66000 100 The panoramic sunroof would not open. The dealership found that the sunroof track was binding which prevented the sunroof from being able to be opened and closed. The dealership installed a new sunroof frame. 
87000 877 Steering would lock up when making low speed turns. Dealer replaced the power steering rack and the power steering pump. 
 
Saturn AURA in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2006 0    
0 Cabin roof leaking. Dealer replaced Satellite Antenna and gasket. Under Warrantee. 
12000 0 Wife's remote keyfob not working. Replaced battery and noticed that battery connection was detached inside the unit. Took to dealer and they examined, ordered a replacement, as they had none in stock. Dealer replaced keyfob, working fine. 
29000 0 Both front struts were leaking. 
Saturn AURA in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 1000    
2000 0 Driver Express down did not work. 
3000 0 Replaced both rear tail lights due to condensation. 
8000 0 Transmission re-flash for poor shifting performance 
 

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2007 Saturn AURA 4dr Sedan

224-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn AURA in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 0    
3000 0 Experiencing poor FM reception with the radio. Stations drift. Radio is basic Aura radio (no XM, no multi-disc CD player. Dealer ordered an antenna amplifier to attempt to improve reception. Install scheduled for 12/13/06. 
4000 0 Problems with poor FM radio reception since delivery. In November the dealer identified it and agreed it was a problem and ordered an antenna module. It was installed, but problem isn't completely gone. Better, though. 
6000 0 Noise from front end going over bumps. Sounds like loose bushing. Mechanic could not definitively isolate it, but heard it too. Escalated to zone service rep. 
12000 0 The temp gauge began reading higher than normal. I noticed it on a road trip. The next weekend, on another road trip it did the same, but the ambient temp was much cooler. Did not go into red, but over 1/2(normal is just below 1/2 scale) 
13000 0 The temp gauge began reading higher than normal. I noticed it on a road trip. The next weekend, on another road trip it did the same, but the ambient temp was much cooler. Did not go into red, but over 1/2(normal is just below 1/2 scale). T-stat replaced 
16000 0 Cruise control would not set. Automatic locks stopped working. Transmission Control unit reprogrammed with latest update. 
17000 0 Broken front air dam. Replaced under special program to address this issue. 
 

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