2008 Saturn Aura electrical NHTSA complaints: Electrical System:Ignition:Switch

NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition: Switch 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.

1.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
135,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2008 Saturn Aura electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Saturn Aura Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 052013

Aura

  • 135,000 miles

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

Ignition switch problem with Saturn Aura - key will sometimes not go in fully, or will not remove from the ignition without constant playing with the key, shift mechanism and/or ignition itself. Given GM's recent recall on more than 1 million vehicles in the Saturn, Chevrolet and Pontiac lineups, I feel this is a lingering issue with my current vehicle. It has happened several times in various weather conditions.

- Warren, MI, USA

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