2003 Saturn L-Series Sedan

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2003 Saturn L-Series Sedan Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor. The cost to replace the MAF Sensor is estimated at $144.79 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Parking Brake Cables. The cost to repair the Rear Parking Brake Cables is estimated at $162.00 for parts and $234.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Body Control Module. The cost to replace the Body Control Module is estimated at $290.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to program the Body control module is estimated to be $65.00 for labor with no cost for parts. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2003 2005
Engine Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Significant Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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BB06 - 9/19/2014 3:26:16 AM