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On the freeway today...

On the freeway today, got a check engine light, then the engine temp got into the red as a was getting of the freeway. at the stop light at the end of the offramp the engine shut off completely! i started it up and went 300-400 hundred feet to the nearest parking lot, and shut 'er down....

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Stayed on

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Saturn?

There was a beep, then it said there was reduced engine power. 2007 aura

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Aura yourself? What have you tried so far?

Had it towed to a mechanic

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Saturn
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Saturn Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago
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Saturn Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago

What year and engine size? I'm assuming you would like to know possible problems and costs so you know what to expect at shop? thanks.

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Saturn Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago

Nevrmind, I see you said it is a 2007 which came with the 3.5 engine.

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Saturn Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago

This engine has a lot of problems with the thermostat which is a 1.5 hour job to replace and about $80 for part. So total cost of repair should be around $250 at the shop. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.

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Saturn Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago

Ever get it figured out? Thanks

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