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Replaced alternator, now aftermarket radio will not turn on.
It sounds like you may some faulty wiring (to speakers or head unit), a bad fuse or a short somewhere in the circuit related to the stereo. Particularly, if the alternator was replaced as a result of the system being...
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How can I check my ac compressor wiring connections
The first thing to do is go where the damage is. If a wiring harness has been struck by the serpentine belt, then you will have to open the harness and look for physical damage. That may mean that one...
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my 1994 saturn SL1 is stalling
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are so many different reasons why the vehicle would stall, it is impossible to say what the issue is without an inspection. If you have not scanned the vehicle for diagnostic codes, you...
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2002 saturn I have the motor removed. sun roof stuck open and the teeth are stripped out of the cable. how can i close it?
Hi Dan. Thanks for contacting us today. In order to accomplish this, you'll have to detach the cable mounts for the convertible top. You can find instructions and procedures on how to accomplish this in a service and repair manual...
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I have a 2000 Saturn SL2 I changed the battery and alternator . Started the car . Drove it around the block for a while to make su
Hi...you did not indicate if the engine turned over or not, or whether the engine did crank but just simply would not run. Consequently, I will briefly review both scenarios for you. In either case though, a no start diagnostic...
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I took my 2001saturn sc1 to brake masters and they said it would take 2hours but only took 30minutes they were replacing myacblowe
Hi Doree. Usually when a mechanic or shop provides you a time estimate for repairs, it's assuming the worst case scenario. However, it is possible to complete this type of repair in about 30 minutes, especially in a shop environment...
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My car start and sometimes it doesnt. The battery in good condition
Starters sometimes develop "bad spots" on the armature (of the starter motor). That causes intermittent, unreliable operation just like what you are experiencing. The problem is easily diagnosed and the solution can be implemented at the same time (install a...
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Jumper cables hooked up wrong
When you attach the wrong cables to the wrong nodes on a battery, it results in a very high current flow to the battery with a lower charge. The fuses in your fuse box are designed to burn out and...
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Overheating
Hi There, By removing the temperature sensor, you are removing the vehicle's ability to determine when the fans should come on and turn off. When this happens the car will not be able to regulate the temperature properly as it...
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What kind of brake service do i need for 1999 saturn sl. Black metal shaving on rightside
Hi Charles. Thanks for contacting us today. If you've got some metal flakes coming from the brakes, it's best to replace the brake rotors and pads. Although it's always best to replace all brakes at the same time, it's more...
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How much to service an engine to a Saturn 2001SC2
Hi There, Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad...
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Hi there. In most cases when this occurs, there are two possible reasons. First, the ignition lock cylinder purchased is the wrong one for that particular vehicle (which tends to happen a lot if the part was purchased at an...
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Clicking noise is much louder when accelerating. What's could that sound be?
The clicking sound may possibly be rocker arms that may need to be adjusted. When these are incorrectly adjusted or too loose, this causes a bit of play in between the rocker arm and the valve spring. As the engine...
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My 1994 ford escort is leaking transmission fluid from axle
The side transmission axle seal may be torn or the internal carrier bearings are worn allowing the axle to sag and leaking the oil. The inner axle joint seal surface may also be scratched. You need to first try and...
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AC COMPRESSOR FITS 00-02 SATURN S SERIES 10761504* this number at the end of the description pertains to?
The compressor that was originally installed on your vehicle at the factory is an AC Delco compressor and the original part number is 19130488. Those varying "numbers" that you are seeing appended to Ebay advertisements are simply the Ebay vendors'...
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My steering wheel keeps shaking uncorollably randomly
What you are describing sounds like a problem with the rack and pinion gears. The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to turn the...
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My car won't start. Lights on the dash work headlights windshield wipers I had got a jump but my car still won't start. My key rem
It sounds like you may have a battery that is too weak to be jump started or to power the door locks. I would suggest taking the battery to your local auto parts store to have it load tested. This...
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Brand new battery. car won't start 1996 Saturn SL. Went to the store just fine. Go to leave won't start, made noise, now nothing.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing to check with your starting issues are the connections to the battery. Make sure the battery cables are clean, dry, and tight. From there, you will want to look into having...
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Service engine light popped up today just got car yesterday
Hi Shallace. Thanks for contacting us today. The Service light is a vague warning and can indicate something as simple as too many miles between oil changes to potentially serious faults in the engine. The problem could be totally benign...

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