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Saturn Aura XE: I have a 2009 Saturn Aura with 60,000 miles.

Customer Question

I have a 2009 Saturn Aura with 60,000 miles. I went to start it and all I get is a grinding noise. The dash lights do come on, however, none of the warning/problem lights show me what the problem is. ..please help...
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.
My name is Gary
I am sorry for the long wait
where do you hear the grinding noise from ?
what size engine is in this car ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

It's an XE with a L4 2.4L engine. And I hear the grinding noise directly behind the instrument panel --the speedometer,odometer,etc.

Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.
will it crank over with a jump start ?
has the battery been tested yet for amps and for a bad cell ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

It's not the battery--lights, horn, instrument panel lights all work--I did get it to start (after several tries and with the grinding noise), but I'm not sure it will start tomorrow...

When I do need to replace the battery, is there a preferred brand for my car??? Duralast, Superstar Extreme, Die Hard???