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#95 of 111 Re: 2007 Saturn Aura check air bag issue [2catshouse]
Jun 24, 2012 (8:04 am)
I also have a 2007 Aura with air bag issues which started about 2 years ago. the car has been in to both Saturn dealership and GM dealership. They have reset, checked, reset, checked, reset and replaced an $800 dollar part and I still have the "Check Air Bag" light come on. GM now wants me to bring the car in so they can take the console apart to clean it out at a cost of about because they say I spilt coffee down there and that is the problem. That is about $500 to get done. Really!! So coffee takes about 2 years to dry??. What I have noticed and relayed to them is the air bag light seems to come on when it is raining or when there is possibly condensation. I picked up the car after they had replaced the $800 part driving home in late afternoon sunshine and parked in the garage. The next morning I pull out of the garage and was driving to work in the pouring rain and surprise, surprise the "check air bag" light came on! I called GM and took the car back in the next day. Thats when they said it was because I spilt coffee.
#96 of 111 Saturn Aura
Jun 24, 2012 (10:47 am)
GM is very aware of all the problems with these cars & suck you dry by charging you for everything that is wrong . The cars should have been called back from the start ,I loved my Aura until 30,000 miles & then everything started to happen ,But all along the front end had to be replaced alone the stearing & Rack. Computers,Transmission, airbag light ,you name it , I only had 34,000 on my car since new & took a very big lose & sold it , Buyer beware !!!!!
#97 of 111 Re: 2007 Saturn Aura check air bag issue [dsweetnam]
Jun 25, 2012 (11:22 am)
If we can follow up on this issue with your dealership, please send the following information us at socialmediagm.com:
Your name and Edmunds username
Phone and address
The last 8 digits of your VIN and current mileage
The name of your involved dealership
GM Customer Service
#98 of 111 Strange, growing "croaking" sound up front
Jul 08, 2012 (3:38 pm)
My wife picked up on this a month ago when it was barely audible. Now it's really noticeable. It is a low 'croak' sound that seems to come from the passenger front end. It could almost sound like tire road noise, except that is seems to have no relationship with road conditions. It just comes and goes on a moment to moment basis. Not loud, but you can't miss it. I'm going to take it to the dealer, but my wife insists that I post here hoping others had the same situation. Without being able to accurately describe the sound, its going to be hard to find others with the same problem.
2008 Aura XE
#99 of 111 Re: Strange, growing "croaking" sound up front [ranzabar]
Jul 09, 2012 (7:07 am)
I see that you're already planning on visiting your dealership on this noise; please keep us updated on the diagnosis/repair. If you should like for us to look into anything further with your dealer, we can be contacted at socialmediagm.com
GM Customer Service
#100 of 111 Re: 2008 Steering sqeek [tigger1950]
Jan 21, 2013 (2:56 pm)
I have a 2008 Aura XE with the exactly same problem. Rubbing noise after the car warms up and meanwhile clunk noise while turning. I didn't take my car to a GM dealer because its warranty has expired, although there is only 31000 miles on my car. Looks like this is a common problems for Saturn cars. Why is there not a recall for this? If I drove a lot and the problem may show up in the period of warranty, then I can have it repaired for free. But now the cost for repairing may go up to $1000 or more. It is unfair for low mileage four or five years old saturn cars! This noise has been there for almost one year and really annoys me and may make me stay away from GM cars for my next purchase.
#101 of 111 Re: 2008 Steering sqeek [flymanansh]
Jan 22, 2013 (6:42 am)
Good morning flymanansh,
If you wanted for us to check into this further (we do have to work with a dealership and I cannot guarantee what the end result of our inquiry would be), please contact us via email at socialmediagm.com (include your name and contact information, the last 8 digits of your VIN, and a summary of the situation so far).
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#102 of 111 Re: 2008 Steering sqeek [gmcustsvc]
Feb 18, 2013 (1:16 pm)
thank you, Sarah. I have sent out an email and hope to hear back soon.
#103 of 111 Re: Electrical issues [geauxcajuns]
Apr 26, 2013 (8:55 am)
I know this is an older topic but did you have any luck with the electrical issues?
Mine is blowing the 10 amp fuse for the tail lights and dash board lights. You had mentioned that your mechanic found a short any idea where the short was located.
thank you for any answers you may supply.
#104 of 111 Re: 2008 Steering sqeek [tigger1950]
Jul 11, 2013 (7:10 am)
I am having this same steering issue I see so many others having. I purchased my 2008 Aura certified preowned in 2010. I took it into the dealer shortly before the warranty expired with this steering rubbing noise issue. I believe they said they replaced the steering gear, and it worked perfectly for about exactly one year and now it is back exactly the same as it was before. Now my warranty has long since passed. I called the dealer to see if the repair itself has a warranty, and I never could get a straight answer on that. I can't really afford an expensive repair on this, so I am hesitant on taking into the dealer again. Just wondering with so many people apparently experiencing the same problem, was there ever a recall on this?