Last post on Feb 17, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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#35 of 42 Re: Now no brakes while using cruise control!! [medicup]
Jun 29, 2008 (1:47 pm)
If you go to skyroadster.com and look up brake problems you can see all of the threads that have to do with the problem I had with my 08 Sky. It took 5 times to the dealer before they put on the pump. I must have had the worst case because they fixed mine first as far as I know. Two times while driving over 70 miles an hour the brakes were ROCK hard while trying to disengage cruise control. VERY SCARY! As far as start up brake problems it happened EVERY time I started the car, ROCK hard brakes that would not stop the vehicle. Now I have no problems what so ever. You could contact Tony at Saturn of Henderson. He is the one who finally got my car fixed.
#36 of 42 Re: Now no brakes while using cruise control!! [jodenessky]
Jun 29, 2008 (5:46 pm)
And GM still wonders why it continues to loose market share to the competition...
#37 of 42 Re: Now no brakes while using cruise control!! [jodenessky]
Jul 22, 2008 (8:23 am)
WE BOUGHT A NEW 2008 SKY AT SATURN OF HICKORY AND WE ALSO ARE HAVING BRAKE PROBLEMS. WE HAVE TAKEN THE CAR BACK AND HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE CAR.THEY REALLY MAKE YOU FEEL QUITE STUPID!!!! I DONT KNOW WHAT WE ARE GOING TO DO BUT WE ARE NOT VERY HAPPY WITH THE CAR OR WITH SATURN OF HICKORY.
#38 of 42 Got the brake fix...... mostly
Jul 22, 2008 (6:38 pm)
I was doing some poking around at the NHTSA site and found the investigation findings for the Saturn brake problem. According to them, Saturn issued three software updates beginning last November to address the brake problems. Supposedly Saturn would begin notifying owners in July. I called Saturn of El Paso the next day and requested they "do the brake software update". I was immediately met with "that's how the brakes are supposed to work... blah blah blah". I informed the "service manager" of the NHTSA's findings and that I would be bringing my car down the next day, FIND THE UPDATE FROM YOUR COMPANY! When I arrived the next day with a printout of the NHTSA stuff (which has the update numbers and such) I was met with, "I'm sorry, I didn't know they had issued those, we'll get right on it.". 45 minutes later I left with the software updates completed. I will admit the brakes are much better. You can still feel "something a little funny" during the cold start-immediate braking but nothing near as bad as it was. One of the software updates also tweaks the idle settings on the automatic which makes the brake adjustments more effective.
So...... call your local Saturn, tell them to pull their head out and get your software updated. I got my letter "notifying" me of the updates the day after I had the update done.
Happier with the car, still not ready to forgive Saturn for the whole fiasco though.
Good luck and stay safe
#39 of 42 Re: Got the brake fix...... mostly [medicup]
Jul 27, 2008 (9:32 pm)
It took us 5 times in the shop before they figured out how to fix my car, and on the 6th time it was fixed. I have never gotten a letter in the mail from Saturn about updates. Whole thing was a horrible headache, but now that my car has brakes that work as they should I am pleased with my car and will keep it.
#41 of 42 2007 saturn sky redline
Feb 17, 2013 (1:11 pm)
i need recall list on 2007 saturn sky redline
#42 of 42 Re: 2007 saturn sky redline [lynann]
by claires HOST
Feb 17, 2013 (9:00 pm)
You can find them on the Maintenance & Recalls page -- just input your car's info in the dropdown boxes. You'll also see any TSBs that have been issued so that you can bring them to your dealer.
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