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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 11-07-2007, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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Brake problem

Hello Sky owners,

I am the owner of an 08 Solstice GXP but want to pass on information to the Sky owners that are experiencing the "no brakes" feeling that we GXP owners are having after start up.

I am in contact with another GXP owner who happens to have many years of experience in the auto industry. He also has contacts in other agencies.

In order to put some pressure on Saturn he suggests to file a complaint with the NHTSA. In order for them to look at the case there has to be somewhere in the neighborhood of 25 complaints.

If you are not satisfied with the engineering of the brakes please go online and file a complaint. http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/

I have posted a similar message on the Solstice forum. http://www.solsticegxpowners.com/

Thanks for letting me post and good luck with your Sky.

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Welcome to the forum!! . Yeah, there's been some discussion about the brakes.
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Done!

I filed my complaint today.

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yup - already have two threads going here on this very subject.


https://www.skyroadster.com/forums/sh...ghlight=brakes

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https://www.skyroadster.com/forums/sh...ghlight=brakes


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Rumor has it the the early models R/L 08's has the 07 brake system, then some penny pincher switched systems by removing an aux brake boost, now latest rumor is that they (factory) went back to original setup. If true that is good, the bad is, what happens with those that have the changed or modified system??. And 2--is it true that they went back to the original 07 setup for the brake boost system??




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And 2--is it true that they went back to the original 07 setup for the brake boost system??
I have asked this question a few times and no one replied. My car that I picked up last weekend still had the startup brake warning sticker on it so either they didn't put the pump back in or the put the pump back in and left the warning label.
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I have asked this question a few times and no one replied. My car that I picked up last weekend still had the startup brake warning sticker on it so either they didn't put the pump back in or the put the pump back in and left the warning label.
This is the first I've heard of brake warning sticker where is it located?

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No brake warning sticker on mine.


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This is the first I've heard of brake warning sticker where is it located?
It's a REMOVABLE label\sticker stuck to the OUTSIDE of the glove compartment next to another removable label that warns about putting children in the front seat with the airbag on. If anyone is interested I'll see if I still have it, scan it in and post it.
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Found it. Here is the label

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Nope - was not on mine when I bought it.
And it would probably not mean anything to 95% of the people who did see it.


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Wow, not on mine either and no one at the dealership told me about the "advanced" braking system.

"Advanced"...what a joke.

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Only had mine for a month. Not on mine either. Dealer did not tell me squat.
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no one at the dealership told me about the "advanced" braking system.
The dealer didn't say anything to me either. I knew more about the car then he did. Maybe the label is new since Saturn is getting complaints about the brakes at startup?
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There was no label on mine either, but I have a fairly early 08.

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