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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
70,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. line replacement (1 reports)
2001 Saturn SL1 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Saturn SL1 Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 012010

SL1 1.9L V4 Sohc

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles


The problem was discovered when I noticed my brakes were getting progressively softer. I found my fluid was low and every time I refilled it, it would get low again very soon. Not know a damn thing about cars at the time, I took it to a mechanic who found my lines were worn and torn. He said they were "cheap factory" lines. The cost for him to go in and replace them totaled to about $300, but the fluid caused additional damage, corroding rubber components in my braking system. This forced me to spend additional money in repairs to the actual brake system. The total mess was about $800 to fix.

- , Orlando, FL, USA

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