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2008 Saturn SKY repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (25%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (38%)

Other (13%)

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2008 Saturn SKY repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (13%)

< $100 (63%)

Chart based on 8 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 SKY 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual RWD

Saturn SKY in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2017
Jun 2016

5000 mi
Slides on brake calipers stuck. Not greased at the factory. 
Saturn SKY in Virginia, United States
- Nov 2010
Jun 2009

500 mi
"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. 
Apr 2010

2700 mi
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. 
Nov 2010

3800 mi

US $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. 
Saturn SKY in Kentucky, United States
May 2016 - Jul 2016
Jul 2016

74000 mi
Broken wind deflector was replaced. 

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2008 Saturn SKY 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-speed automatic RWD

Saturn SKY in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2012 - Oct 2015
Jul 2013

59000 mi

US $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. 
Saturn SKY in Virginia, United States
- Jun 2011
Apr 2011

9000 mi
Replaced cracked wheel well liner under warranty.  

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2008 Saturn SKY 2dr Convertible

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual RWD

Saturn SKY in Georgia, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2017
Mar 2016

83000 mi

US $100
Extended time period with a dead battery required the application of a TSB to reprogram the ECM to re-initialize programmable key fobs and TPMS sensors. 

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2008 Saturn SKY Repair Histories

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