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NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Gear Position Indication (Prndl) Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,000 miles

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2009 Saturn Aura transmission problems

transmission problem

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2009 Saturn Aura Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 172009


  • 1,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Saturn Aura. The contact stated that the shifter does not have an indicator dial or light to indicate what gear is being used. He stated that he is always off by one gear whenever he starts his vehicle. The issue has been ongoing since the vehicle was purchased in January of 2009. The manufacturer stated that the vehicle was designed in that manner and there was no failure. The failure mileage was 1,000.

- West Milford, NJ, USA

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