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Saturn SKY Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Saturn SKY 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 SKY repairs by problem area

29% of the Saturn SKY repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 14% to the brakes, 29% to the body and trim, and 14% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 7 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Saturn SKY 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual RWD

Saturn SKY in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 "Crunchy" brakes. Apparently early 2008 made Sky Red Lines didn't have a vacuum pump as did the 07's, later made 08's and 09 MYs. A computer update remedied the problem. 
0 Front right fender panel replaced by dealer under warranty. Dealer damaged fender when in for installation of GMPP Turbo Upgrade and GMPP CAI. Apparently vehicle was incorrectly placed on lift which caused fiberglass fender panel to crack. 
687 Front right fender panel adjusted / correctly reinstalled. Front bumper painted due to several scrapes from concrete parking lot markers / elevated sidewalks in parking lots. 

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2008 Saturn SKY 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-speed automatic RWD

Saturn SKY in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Replaced cracked wheel well liner under warranty.  
 
Saturn SKY in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 51000    
59000 900 Had to replace the frigging water pump, which is prone to failure. Defect was discovered 15 days after the 5 year power train warranty expired. It's located under the Turbo, and requires significant labor to access. Replaced Thermostat too. 
63000  

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2007 Saturn SKY 2dr Convertible

177-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual RWD

Saturn SKY in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 14000    
15000 1600 4th gear was hard to get into. This issue occurred the 2nd year of ownership. Dealer voided the warranty because of modification to the engine(installed turbo). Purchased and installed new transmission and clutch. 
16300 3759 Turbo bearings burned out. Replaced with a water,oil cool Precision Turbo. Car tuned and dynoed. 
17000  

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