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Power steering out
Hello, since the fluid is full and you state the air conditioning is also failing, you should check the front of the engine and make sure that the drive belt is present. If the belt is present, I would say...
2005 Saturn L300 hard to start
Hi. It seems to me that your EGR valve and EVAP need to be replaced. The car is hard to start because the pressure in the system is not correct in order for the engine to run efficiently. I would...
Reduced power in car
The reduced power warning generally indicates the failure of an electrical component vital to engine operation. These warnings can trigger fault codes that can be scanned and read by trained technicians. Typically, a throttle position sensor or engine component sensor...
When accelerating, car shakes
I believe what you are experiencing is a misfire condition. Basically, this is when one or more of the cylinders in your engine stop producing power due to a lack of fuel spark, or oxygen, that is necessary for combustion....
Car stalled and now won't start
The first two codes point to the bank 2 sensor 2 and could be a problem with the wiring to the sensor or the catalyst is broken up and clogged the exhaust. The last code P0402 is for the EGR...
Car cuts off while driving after sitting for a few hours cuts back on check engine light comes on but does not stay on
Hello there, faults such as this can be a bit difficult to diagnose. When the cars cut off like this but then starts fine when they cool off, it points to a part that is failing once it gets hot...
car shut off while driving and when i try to restart it i hear no click or anything
A good visual inspection and some electrical testing needs to happen on your Saturn. Start with a battery test and being sure it's at least 75% charged. Check cables and connections; ensuring that they clean and tight. Check all of...
not starting low AMP
Yes, the cigarette lighter circuit can create a draw on the electrical system and with the fact that the contact and wiring appear to be questionable, this can have an effect on many other systems in the vehicle causing malfunctions....
car not starting errors
The fault codes need to be read out of the various vehicle control modules to determine the scope of issues that need to be corrected. Faulty sensor inputs can lead to a series of malfunctions, some of which could compromise...
misses at higher speeds
Slight surges at higher speeds under steady cruise like this, can be an indication of a transmission or clutch slippage issue. This is possible because of the drive gear ratio automatic transmission internal wear, or clutch disc wear on a...
cv axel not fitting
The axle bore in the transaxle needs to be checked for debris, burying, or a damaged locking ring that could be preventing the axle from fully inserting into the transaxle axle bore. Also, replacement axles are generally refurbished from...
sluggish not much power
A clogged catalytic converter can increase exhaust system pressure robbing the engine of power. Along with this overheating, excessive fuel consumption can also occur. The exhaust system pressure should be checked and compared to specification to ensure the catalytic converter...
Steering wheel stiff and noisy
Hi there. There are a few different things that can go wrong and cause this. Most of the time, if it is intermittent it is due to a belt that is coming loose or a clog in the system. I...
Vehicle not moving when transmission is in drive
A vehicle not moving when put into, drive can be caused by many things. The problem may be as simple as the need to add some transmission fluid to as serious as the need for a replacement transmission. As the...
what is the black box with three plugs that is under the dash on the drivers side.
It sounds like you are describing the BCM (Body Control Module). It usually has 3-4 connectors. Saturn vehicles are unique. Like many vehicles, there are not any other vehicles that I know of that you can use for parts....
I'm having electrical issues and now my car won't start, it will crank but not star.
All of these problems are most likely not related to each other. The no start is the most serious and may be due to the fuel pump or ignition module not working. You will need to have the vehicle scanned...
Performance chip messed up my car
Since I don't know what kind of chip you have or the specifics of how it was installed, I'm not sure how much advice I can provide. But first, I would start by double checking that everything is exactly how...
ac control dont have power
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your 2003 Saturn L300. If the control unit for the AC system does not have any power, then I usually check the fuse first. If the fuse is blown, then that fuse needs to...
Reduce power light is on
What problem codes are set? Most often, these symptoms are the result of a failed throttle position sensor. Traditionally, cars will have a throttle cable but your Saturn has a "fly by wire" throttle system. If the engine management system...
Car won't start and shakes while turning the key - 2003 Saturn L300
Hello. These lights can mean that there is a serious issue going on or that there may be an electrical malfunction. I usually check and see if there is oil pressure and check to make sure that the charging system...

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