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Q: Crack in oil pan
Hi there. A crack in the oil pan will definitely cause a substantial leak on any engine. The most common leaks on this engine are the front and rear seals, but those are not typically too bad. If an oil...
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Error code p1516 with check engine and reduced engine power unable to drive over 30mph car is revving up put no power
The code P1516 is is for the throttle position sensor. It looks like the car's computer is putting the engine in "failsafe mode" to prevent the car from being driven much further. A technician would need to examine the system...
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Power Steering leak from passenger side.
The power steering pump and high pressure hose is on the left side, and the steering gear has boots on both sides that could leak. The most common failure is the high pressure hose is leaking. The system would need...
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Hard shifting between lower gears
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2000 Saturn LS2. This sounds like a common symptom of a transmission valve body not working correctly. The valve body of a transmission directs traffic when it comes to hydraulic fluid in...
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Problem with the dash and gauges when driving on a bumpy road
This can often times happen when the ABS system is activated which is usually activated when driving over rough surfaces or bumps. The ABS system will trigger warning lights and typically cause a momentary lapse in traction control as the...
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Grinding noise in the left wheel well on the front of the car
This is tough to tell without taking the wheels off and inspecting the rotors up close. You may want to check the pads and rotors for any debris lodged in them which may be rubbing against the rotors. If you...
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Car started making loud noise, oil changed prior to this
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2000 Saturn LS2. This can happen at times when the car has been sitting for a period of time. Hydraulic lifters help to operate the camshaft, which opens and closes the valves...
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Engine swap? Have both VIN numbers don't want to buy if not compatible 2000 saturn LS2
Hi there - since the engine type is "R" for both VINs (position 8 in the VIN), yes, these engines should be compatible. I would recommend using the engine management (computer) and engine wiring harness from the donor vehicle, just...
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My car is giving me an error code - P2119
This code points to a problem in the throttle control actuator circuit. The ECU watches signals to and from the throttle body controls and reads the resistance in these circuits to make sure it tracks discrepancies in the signals; it...
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Locating TCM on 2000 saturn ls2
The TCM is in the right rear of engine compartment. The first thing to check after putting in a new good battery and checking the charging system is to see if any fuses are blown for the TCM. The engine...

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