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2009 Saturn ASTRA repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (28%)

Other (7%)

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2009 Saturn ASTRA repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (24%)

< $100 (71%)

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2009 Saturn ASTRA

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Saturn ASTRA in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
Sep 2014

50220 mi

C $419
Vehicle had trouble starting,dash lights going out,digital display vanishing.Battery replaced and DTCS cleared and road tested. Vehicle works fine. 

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2009 Saturn ASTRA 4dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn ASTRA in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Aug 2012
Sep 2010

19220 mi
replaced intake camshaft actuator solenoid 
Saturn ASTRA in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2009 - Dec 2011
Sep 2009

899 mi
Trunk trim replaced, took an hour (showed up without an appointment on a friday morning.) 
Jan 2010

6513 mi
Hot start problem, took 10 minutes before engine would start. P0116 from GM tech, coolant thermostat replaced. Lubed clutch pedal, pivot and inhibitor switch were dry. 
Oct 2010

15500 mi
Airbag light in dash. replaced the CIM 

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2009 Saturn ASTRA 4dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ASTRA in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2012 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

45260 mi

C $880
brakes and rotors, both axles 
Saturn ASTRA in Manitoba, Canada
Nov 2014 - Mar 2017
Feb 2015

32520 mi

C $100
Replaced glove box door 
May 2015

33960 mi

C $120
Glove box door would not stay closed checked Internet common issue had to replace the glove box door Low coolant light coming on replace coolant level sensor 
Saturn ASTRA in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2010 - Feb 2015
Dec 2010

11160 mi
Check engine light came on. Onstar indicated it was related to fuel sensor. Dealer said there was a TSB regarding problem and updated software. Problem has not recurred. 
Feb 2012

19300 mi
Tire pressure monitor came on despite tire pressure being correct. 2nd occurrence since putting winter tires on. 1st time was re-set by tire center. 2nd time dealer replaced sensor. 
Nov 2012

24680 mi
Check engine light came on while driving. On Star provided error code P0014. Shop found a bulletin related to the filter around the camshaft position sensor and removed it. Signal light sometimes won't stay on in cold weather. Dealer replaced turn signal multifunction switch. Part 13129642. 
Jan 2014

26200 mi

C $250
Heater not heating interior normally. Thermostat to blame. Ordered in thermostat and replaced it. TPM warning light would come on when tires properly inflated. Sometimes the light would flash. Dealer found sensors had low battery and needed to be replaced. 
Feb 2015

37820 mi
Tilt steering changes position sometimes when lock-lever is engaged. 

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2009 Saturn ASTRA 2dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn ASTRA in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2014 - Sep 2017
Nov 2015

36360 mi

C $100
Exhaust flex pipe corroded causing perforation. 

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2009 Saturn ASTRA 2dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ASTRA in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2009 - Jun 2014
May 2010

6076 mi
Tried to figure out a problem with the 'TCM' module - cruise control was not working along with the TPM (tire PSI monitoring) - unable to sort out, requires expertise from GM. Done under warranty, cost me fuel, nothing else. Computer reprogrammed - car wouldn't start afterwards, sensors were replaced. Took two workdays to complete, rental provided free of charge over the weekend. 
Oct 2010

17360 mi
Two sensors broke on the same day, fuel consumption spiked and water vapor exhaust increased. 
Nov 2010

17460 mi
Rattles in glove box (opening it and slamming it shut seems to sort that one out for about a day), dash (intermittent), rear seat-mounted cup holder (actually fixed). Attempted fixes only work under certain climate conditions (those damn molecules, right? So turns out the other sensor wasn't broken, it only reported low pressure in the tires due to the temperature, which oddly enough self ajusted over time. CEL: cause was camshaft actuator solenoid, problem is a common mechanical failure. 
Saturn ASTRA in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Jun 2017
Mar 2011

15500 mi
ABS, TRAC Control and Check Engine lights indicated problem as well as fluctuating speedometer when parked. Dealer diagnosed as bad wheel speed sensor. Repair involved replacing the left front wheel hub (which includes the sensor). 
Dec 2012

24800 mi
Pitted Roof Rails, replaced under warranty. Parts ordered during earlier trip. Seat-belt stop in middle rear seat-belt stop had come off. Replaced under warranty. Parts ordered during earlier trip. 
Oct 2016

48360 mi

C $40
Leak in Flex Pipe. Pipe patched with kit. 
Feb 2017

50180 mi

C $40
Roof rack anchor cover broke off in wash. Part replaced. Glove Box Door would not stay closed. Replaced glove box door. 

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