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Forum: Aura General 06-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,261
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Who has the highest mileage on saturn aura?

I got 126k before I couldn't take the issues anymore. Constant electrical problems and things failing that shouldn't have been failing at 4 years old. That car was fast. I fixed it up right before I...
Forum: Aura General 06-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Coolant leak

There is a TSB for coolant crossover pipes if that is what you are talking about. Look it up that is probably your problem.
Forum: Aura General 12-14-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By lugnuts
Sold Aura, Have some parts.

Hey guys, I got rid of the Aura. I miss that car because I went every where in it FAST. It just had way too many problems. Electrical, cooling, steering. I have 2 premium AC Delco rear rotors and...
Forum: Aura General 11-17-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Case of the disappearing coolant 09 Aura

Of course. Pump was leaking from the gasket. Pump itself was in good shape except that the weep holes were plugged up making me think that that was the cause of the gasket failure.
Forum: Aura General 11-17-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,179
Posted By lugnuts
Aura 3.6l belt diagram

I scrubbed the forum and couldn't find it. I had a hell of a time finding it so here it is for your enjoyment. Actually took me longer to route the belt than swap the water pump.
Forum: Aura General 11-13-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Case of the disappearing coolant 09 Aura

Turned out it was my water pump. I put in dye and a month later the dye wound up on the passenger side sub frame
Forum: Aura General 11-12-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Premature Cat converter issue

:| It is a theory which could be conceived as speculation. I put 100k on my car with no variance in oils fuels and filters. I have the same cats. Also if you put refurb or aftermarket cats that do...
Forum: Aura General 11-11-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Premature Cat converter issue

Nobody knows, but I do. Stop adding additives to your fuel. Switching between octanes in gas forces your computer to over/under compensate causing rich/lean conditions. Reset your memory on the...
Forum: Astra General 11-03-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,303
Posted By lugnuts
Re: A goodbye too soon?(Switching to Porsche)

I would trade my saturn in for a rock with wheels. I have grown to hate it with all of its electrical and hardware problems.
Forum: Aura General 10-19-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Case of the disappearing coolant 09 Aura

I haven't overheated this car so I can't see warpage. But could there be a crack
Forum: Aura General 10-19-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Case of the disappearing coolant 09 Aura

phuck I was hoping you would say water pump. So it was only the head gasket? The heads weren't warped or anything?
Forum: Aura General 10-19-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By lugnuts
Case of the disappearing coolant 09 Aura

Guys I'm losing coolant. Burning it up here and there. Exhaust looks normal, Oil is clean. Temperature gauge fluctuates to Mid range. After long drives I can smell burned coolant. Spark plugs look...
Forum: Aura General 10-17-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Bought a lemon....

P0304 Is cylinder 5, p0700 IS TRANS CONTROL ERROR. 752 Is shift solenoid stuck open. I would imagine you have a bad spark plug or coil pack on cylinder 5. And I would be willing to bet your trans...
Forum: Aura General 10-01-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By lugnuts
Re: 2009 Saturn Aura 3.6 v6

There is a left and a right. Dual exhaust dual cats
Forum: Aura General 10-01-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By lugnuts
Re: 2009 Saturn Aura 3.6 v6

Dealers always charge too much. If you are in a pinch you could buy them off ebay for 140 each and call a muffler shop and get a quote. 2g is outta this would. I have been waiting for issues on my...
Forum: Aura General 09-26-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,368
Posted By lugnuts
Re: '07 Aura XR - Suspension

I bought loaded monroe struts 120 for both on rock auto. I recommend DIY here as you save a fortune. I wouldn't go monroe they are ok but there are better. I used kyb gr2 from japan I am not a big...
Forum: Aura General 08-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,256
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Door Lock Actuator

let me be more specific.( Iwas trying to be lazy) I bought an OEM door latch actuator for 59 dollars on ebay. GM OEM 22785608 Front Door-Latch Actuator
Forum: Aura General 08-20-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,256
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Door Lock Actuator

I bought mine off ebay for 59 dollars. There are a few vehicles it matches with 09 malibu and lacrosse.
Forum: Aura General 08-17-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Seeing my old Aura for sale = sad :(

Seems like a no brainer then 450 is steep. I'm not a Kia fan but it is all about personal preference.
Forum: Aura General 08-06-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Seeing my old Aura for sale = sad :(

looks clean why'd you get rid of it if you don't mind me asking? As long as you didn't trade it in for a Kia!
Forum: Aura General 05-31-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By lugnuts
Re: 09 Aura Electrical issues

btw greenman you have done your research
Forum: Aura General 05-31-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By lugnuts
Re: 09 Aura Electrical issues

ARGGH. Don't bother, spend the 100 and get a new one. Between the solid rivets and everything just get an upgrade
thanks guys for the useful info
Forum: Aura General 05-30-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By lugnuts
Re: 09 Aura Electrical issues

fast saturn fans is fast. I will see if I can rebuild then post a tutorial.
Forum: Astra General 05-30-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By lugnuts
Re: Electrical concerns...

I would check your fuses if none of your locks, mirrors etc works.
Forum: Aura General 05-30-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By lugnuts
09 Aura Electrical issues

Ok failed weatherstripping has put me in a pickle. My front two door locks don't actuate. My trunk didn't work but troubleshooting found a bad switch. My doors need new actuators. Instead does anyone...
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