Saturn LS - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Saturn LS owners have reported a total of 1,792 problems for their cars built in the 4 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Saturn LS. The 2001 Saturn LS cars have the most problems reported (678 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Saturn LS

Model Year Number of Problems
  2004 LS
2
  2002 LS
598
  2001 LS
678
  2000 LS
514

  Common problems of Saturn LS

The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for Saturn LS cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (727 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (246 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Saturn LS

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
727
  Electrical System
246
  Exterior Lighting
191
  Power Train
80
  Steering
77
  Suspension
76
  Gasoline Fuel System
57
  Service Brakes
53
  Equipment
52
  Tire
41
   
  Structure
39
  Air Bag
31
  Visibility
31
  Vehicle Speed Control
30
  Other Fuel System
12
  Seats
12
  Seat Belt
9
  Latches/locks/linkage
7
  Parking Brake
6
  Wheel
5
  Air Brake
4
  Child Seat
3
  Electronic Stability Control
3


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