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What is the trigger wire to my factory amp in my ( i believe its an ls2 or sl2 ) 2000 saturn
I would recommend looking at a wiring diagram for the radio system of your vehicle to determine the exact cause of this issue. Diagnosing this issue would be nearly impossible without doing so unfortunately.
Can I just remove the Passlock 2 system
Hi Becca. Thanks for the question. The Passlock system is a safety and security device, so it's not supposed to be removed based on manufacturer recommendations. While it's possible to remove these systems manually, we can't provide tips or suggest...
Car started on Thursday ran fine to the bank.came out of the bank went to start it and nothing happened it didn't even turn over.
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...
Buying my first saturn used
If the clutch is actually slipping,you will be able to hear the engine speed increase even though the speed of the car does not. If your car has a tachometer, you will see the engine speed go up, but not...
My car dies at stop signs, and revs sporadically.
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
2002 Saturn SL2 battery was dead, failed jump, cranks but won't start after charge, all electrical works except for radio?
If the motor turns over, there is likely not an electrical issue related to the battery being dead. If there is a long history of the motor overheating, it is quite likely the problem may be related to a damaged...
New battery but my car just stalled and doesn't start now.
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
Driving down highway bad random vibration front right tire starts to pull brand new tires
Hi Aaron. Thanks for contacting us today. A vibration like you are describing can be caused by a tire/wheel that is out of balance (which can happen even with new tires), a bent wheel, or if the vibration stops suddenly...
Won't crank, has new battery. Lights and power windows Work, dome light and radio do not
If the problem is simply no starter motor operation the fault is typically quite limited. With a fully charged battery that passes a load test, or a new fully charged battery as required, and the immobilizer (security) system off -...
When I turn key to start lights radio and fan turn on but car won't start. A week before this happened when I turned ignition off
If the problem is no starter motor operation the fault is typically quite limited. With a fully charged battery that passes a load test, or a new fully charged battery as required, and the immobilizer (security) system off - check...
Car makes a loud grinding noise when I try to start it, would this be the starter or timing chain?
You should try and turn the engine manually on front of crankshaft pulley to see if engine is seized. If engine turns over by hand then problem will most likely be the starter. If you cannot turn motor then it...
I have a 1998 saturn and it won't accelerate when i step on the gas please help
Your vehicle might be in a reduced power mode or limp mode. The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a reduced engine power diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If...
how much is it to fix the lock cylinder for ignition
To remove and replace just the lock cylinder probably costs in the range of $150 to $250. However, to obtain a precise quote, please refer to YourMechanic's service request page and a detailed written quote will be provided. If you...
Popping/thud sound while braking and pulling in garage. I can also feel it in the pedal.
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
My car died while I was driving and I can't get it started again. Fuel is being pumped and I have spark. What could be the issue?
It is possible that the timing belt has slipped or is broken which would cause loss of compression. You can check cylinder compression to get an indication of that. Also, you should check for fuel from the injectors, not just...
I had a water pump replaced by you guys in July 2017. now am hearing a loud squeaking noise coming from the belt area near the w
Hi Johnnie, Thank you so much for contacting YourMechanic! We do apologize that you are experiencing this issue with your vehicle. Quote #1778599 has been forwarded to our Customer Resolution Team for review and a member from that department will...
1996 bmw 318ti. New struts and shocks. New brushing in front end. New drivers shaft coupler. But. Still feeling. Vibration in Ac
You may have more than one problem with the car. The vibration in the gas pedal may be from engine mounts and the steering problem may be from the steering rack and pinion mount bushings are bad. I recommend having...
My axle moves side to side with a hard knock, what could cause this?
It is normal for axles to have a little bit of in and out play. Severe up and down play in an axle is not good however. Severe up and down play as usually related to transmission issues. Also the...
Rattling noise that sounds like it's coming from the engine or underneath the car. Only happens when idling or when I'm taking off
Hi Barista. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually, this type of noise is caused by a loose bracket, typically one that secures an exhaust pipe to the undercarriage. It's also possible that this is a loose pulley of one of...

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