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NHTSA — Equipment: Other: Owners/Service/Other Manual Problems

CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2008 Aura’s issues with brakes, such as worn out rotors, isn’t as severe as the prior model year, but let’s just not start awarding them any brake awards just yet. Does that even exist? “The Brakies”?

One thing the 2008 does share with the 2007 is a recall of a busted gear shifter cable which can make it look like your car is in park, when the transmission is still engaged. You can only imagine what kind of fun that causes.

8.7

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2008 Saturn Aura Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 212008

Aura

  • 3,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2008 Saturn Aura. He noticed in the vehicles owner's manual that the engine (4 cylinder) part illustrations on pages 5-14 were improperly aligned with the corresponding letter designations on pages 5-15. He sent two letters to the manufacturer and never received a written response. He did receive two phone calls with corresponding reference numbers indicating that his letters were received. As of current date he has not received a correction of the manual. The failure mileage was 3,000. The current mileage was 22,000.

- Fairfax, VA, USA

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