Is this price for real

libbie62
0

Asked by libbie62 Mar 11, 2013 at 11:24 PM about the 2009 Saturn Aura XE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

O.K. So I went to Saturn today about the code PO700 on the 2009 Saturn Aura XE. Was told to bring back tomorrow
because they didn't have enought time. When I asked if it could be the ECM/TCM module was told maybe and that
it may not be covered under powertrain warranty. Won't know until they do their own tests. I asked if these things
were not covered under warranty how much would a module be and was told around 600.00. Is this true? I told
them according to the readinds I have it says the TCM has detected an emission related fault.

5 Answers

tennisshoes
23,565

P0700 malfunction with transaxle controls. could be something as simple as the selector switch misadjusted to the control unit going. Hard to say.

Js08016
19,175

Check your warranty booklet. You may be in for a fight. Some dealers, like my local Chevy dealer, hate doing warranty work. Good luck and please keep us posted. -Jim

Js08016
19,175

According to what I just read on another site code P0700 is used to direct the repair facility to scan the transaxle control module(TCM). Apparently when the TCM detects a problem with the transmission it sends the P0700 code to the PCM (Powertrain Control Module) so the "check engine" light will come on & alert the driver of a problem. Now the TCM must be scanned seperatly to get the code for the transmission problem. HTH. -Jim

tenspeed
53,345

Have the dealer perform the diagnosis to see if it's a warranty item. If they want you to pay, check prices at other shops first. The dealer is the most expensive place to get your car repaired. You know that from the $600 price tag on the ECU. You can get a used one for under $100 that will work just as good.

Greg0Linda2
265

If the trans is working fine and you replace the TCM (thinking it is faulty) and the code persists, then new fluid/filter are needed. This is what happend to my kid sis in her 2008. She had the TCM replaced 1st buy 1 mechanic and had to go to a trans shop to actually fix it. She was told by them that old fluid gets too hot and causes the code problem too.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Urgency and Cost to replace Head Gasket 1 answer

    I have a 2008 Saturn Aura with about 70,000 miles that has developed a small oil leak. Dealer said the Head Gasket needs to be replaced to the tune of $1800. I plan to get additional estimates but w...

    2008 Saturn Aura XE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • On a 2008 Saturn Aura my check engine light keeps coming on, 3 answers

    On a 2008 Saturn Aura my check engine light keeps coming on, the error code is P0011 cam shaft sensor. It comes on when I driving home, but not on the way to work. And this happens at the same spot ev...

    2008 Saturn Aura XR

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my car has loud knocking sound, and shifts real hard 3 answers

    car knocks real loud, and shifts hard to the point it jerks me back real hard

    Saturn S-Series

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • what weight of oil does this car use? 8 answers

    i just bought this car and it i a real nice car. i don't have a book for it yet. i want to change the oil. what weight should i use?

    1999 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SW2 Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • sunroof/moonroof 3 answers

    does anyone on here actually have a woring sunroof/moonroof on their saturn. both saturns i have had had non-working sunroofs. real annoying

    Saturn S-Series

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Aura
Looking for a Used Aura in your area?
CarGurus has 1,633 nationwide Aura listings starting at $2,900.
ZIP:

Search Saturn Aura Questions

Saturn Aura Experts

#1 EdSatunrAura08
EdSatunrAura08
Reputation 70
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 60
#3 midniteblue
midniteblue
Reputation 40
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saturn VUE"
174 Great Deals out of 3,036 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
1,604 Great Deals out of 73,409 listings starting at $855
Used Toyota Camry"
1,561 Great Deals out of 69,963 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford Fusion"
1,694 Great Deals out of 69,083 listings starting at $2,995
Used Nissan Altima"
1,530 Great Deals out of 79,560 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord"
1,258 Great Deals out of 65,756 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac G6"
440 Great Deals out of 7,980 listings starting at $2,499
Used Chevrolet Impala"
1,704 Great Deals out of 58,445 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Maxima"
621 Great Deals out of 19,471 listings starting at $1,495
Used Saturn Astra"
9 Great Deals out of 189 listings starting at $3,200
Used Saturn Outlook"
59 Great Deals out of 1,053 listings starting at $5,998
Used Honda Civic"
841 Great Deals out of 57,329 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Equinox"
1,032 Great Deals out of 56,533 listings starting at $2,995
Used Dodge Avenger"
687 Great Deals out of 12,999 listings starting at $4,900

Used Cars For Sale

2009 Saturn Aura XE For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 188 listings starting at $4,495
2008 Saturn Aura XE For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 471 listings starting at $2,900
2007 Saturn Aura XE For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 362 listings starting at $3,500