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2000 Saturn S-Series Repair Histories

55 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 Saturn S-Series. 20 of these members (36.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 54 repairs to 2000 Saturn S-Series--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2000 Saturn S-Series repairs by problem area

Chart based on 54 repairs.

2000 Saturn S-Series repair cost distribution

Chart based on 15 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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2000 Saturn S-Series

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Saturn S-Series in Nevada, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2011
153000 mi US $300 replaced radiator, fan, valve cover gasket 

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2000 Saturn S-Series 4dr Wagon

100-horsepower 1.9L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn S-Series in Utah, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2013
135000 mi   The alternator died, and we replaced it with a warranty replacement from Auto Zone. 
155000 US $50 Radiator was leaking. Replaced radiator. 

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2000 Saturn S-Series 4dr Sedan

124-horsepower 1.9L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn S-Series in Alabama, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
94000 mi   Left Rotor turned, needs front Struts. Vibrates. 
Saturn S-Series in Utah, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2011
80000 mi US $60 Replace transmission fluid pressure solenoid in valve body. Bad solenoid was causing super hard shifting. 
135000   Replaced intake manifold, crack in the cooling line that runs through it. Problem caused by a bad ECTS preventing the radiator fan from switching on. Replaced ECTS also. 
157000   EGR Valve Replacement 
Saturn S-Series in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
65100 mi   Starting motor not working. Roll-started car. Shop could not replicate. 

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2000 Saturn S-Series 4dr Sedan

124-horsepower 1.9L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn S-Series in Ohio, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2015
110000 mi US $85 CEL traced to gas cap. $70 for diagnostic, $15 to buy cap myself. 
112000   CEL light again. Don't remember exact problem. 
114000   The paseenger side tie rod was loose and replaced. The right tail light wiring assembly's (brake, reverse + turn) brake light didn't illuminate. I replaced the tail light wiring assembly. The gas tank fill neck rusted and caused the "check engine" light to glow. It caused a leak in the evaporative emissions system. I fixed the problem by removing the rust with steel wool. 
115000   Replaced tie rod end (drivers side) and front-end alignment 
118300   replaced the trunk latch because the light switch wore out 
141000   Replaced thermostat and engine coolant temperature sensor and drained and re-filled the anti-freeze as part of the thermostat and ECTS repair. 
159000   rear stabilizer links are broken 

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2000 Saturn S-Series 4dr Sedan

100-horsepower 1.9L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn S-Series in Oregon, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2011
101000 mi US $1500 AC repaired O2 sensor repaired 
Saturn S-Series in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2011
106000 mi US $105 Popping sound from left front wheel. R&R CV axle. Problem somewhat went away. Tie rod will need to be replaced soon. 
Saturn S-Series in Michigan, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2013
142300 mi US $70 Replaced water pump 
146000   Passenger side axle broke while driving. Replaced with new axle. 
Saturn S-Series in Maryland, United States
Feb 2009 - Sep 2014
122000 mi US $100 Reduced engine response and fuel economy. 
125000   Noise upon braking (was not the normal "low pad" noise). System leaks at rear wheel cyl as well as front caliper. Had both wheel cyl's and both calipers replaced, as well as rear shoes. 

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