Traction Light On

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

CarComplaints.com Notes: The Saturn Aura was a mid-size car meant to replace the somewhat problematic L-Series. Unfortunately, the Aura brought its own problems: namely cheap brake parts that needed early replacement and a gear shifter that could say it’s in park while the transmission was still engaged.

Brake problems, including uneven wear and warped rotors that cause the car to wobble, are common complaints from 2007 owners. Did GM use metal for its rotors that can’t stand the heat? That’s what some say, and it’s hard to argue when reports show that rotors could start to warp as early as 500 miles off the dealer lot.

Meanwhile, a busted gear shifter cable lead to some unwanted rollaways. That’s because the shifter could say “Park” while the transmission was still in drive, reverse or neutral. A defect investigation into the issue was opened in 2011, eventually leading to a recall of 56,000 vehicles in 2014.

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
125,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2007 Saturn Aura suspension problems

suspension problem

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2007 Saturn Aura Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 012015

Aura XE 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 124,999 miles

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

Traction service light comes on then the car thuds loudly when you put it in gear. Turning on and off the ignition has made the light go off but it keeps coming back. Since that happened my now faithful Aura has been nothing but bad news

- Brian S., Blackwood, NJ, USA

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