Saturn Safety Recall *** Transmission Shift Cable***
Saturn AURA vehicles equipped with a 4-speed automatic transmission for the model years 2007 and 2008 are being recalled due to a transmission shift cable fracture. This guide summary will provide you important information regarding this recall.
SummaryApproximately 59,000 Saturn AURA (model series J) vehicles transmission cables can fracture without warning to the driver.
ConsequenceWhen the fracture occurs, the driver may not be able to select a different gear, remove the key from the ignition or place the transmission in park. If the vehicle is not in the "PARK" position there is a risk that the vehicle will roll away as the driver and/or passengers exit the vehicle.
RemedyGM will notify owners to schedule an appointment with your local GM dealer to replace the shift cable assembly and mounting bracket, free of charge. It is unclear however whether GM will reimburse or provide alternate transportation while your vehicle is being repaired. Saturn AURA owners can contact GM at 800-553-6000 (GM's number for this recall is "14152").