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Understanding the Saturn Oil Life Monitor and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Saturn Oil Life Monitor indicates when and what service your car needs.
Saturn Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Drivers who are shopping around for a used Saturn vehicle may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is...
2007 Nissan Versa vs. 2007 Saturn Ion: Which One Should I Buy?
Compact cars as a class are generally meant to be commuter vehicles: with excellent gas mileage, an entry-level price point, and decent safety ratings for those who are on the road the majority of their time. These cars...

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2004 Saturn wont crank after I installed backwards battery
Reverse polarity, at the battery, in a 12 volt electrical system on a car can cause a variety of effects including damaging the alternator, diodes and the numerous microprocessors on the vehicle such as those in the powertrain control module...
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Driving and the lights on dash go dim and service light comes on and abs then also stopped in another time driving car would not g
Hello, thank you for writing in. It sounds like you are having multiple electrical issues pertaining to several different systems. When this is the case you will want to check into the charging system first. This means the alternator and...
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Broken Studs 2008 Saturn Aura
Hi there - I believe your on-going problem is that the center hole in the wheel, which fits over the bearing hub, has a bigger diameter than the bearing hub. That forces ALL loads: standing weight of the vehicle, cornering...
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My headlights won't turn off
A fault in the circuit, such as a stuck closed (fused) switch or relay is causing the circuit to stay powered on even after you have commanded the circuit off through the combination switch. To isolate the faulty component, please...
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Changed the oil yesterday. Started car this morning and it is pouring out white smoke. Gasket? Too much oil? Not losing coolant
The 5W-30 oil should be removed from the engine because that viscosity is not recommended for your car. However, the wrong viscosity oil does not account for the smoke. You can verify whether the oil level is too high, or...
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Overheating, white smoke from under the hood, leaking coolant, heater blowing cold air 2007 Saturn Relay
Hi there - from your symptoms, a failed water pump, or ruptured coolant hose is the likely cause of the failure you experienced. I recommend a cooling system inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic,...
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What other issues are there if you have a locked shifter?
Check the shifter interlock solenoid and see if it has failed or lost power. The shifter interlock solenoid keeps the transmission in park without moving the shifter automatically and also prevents the shifter from going into park when the vehicle...
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Wheel bearing replacement
Hi there. It might be a better idea for you to request a quote to have your wheel bearings replaced by one of our mobile mechanics. We always use high quality OEM or certified aftermarket parts for every service we...
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Reading 9 different codes
Hello, and thank you for writing in. With a misfire detected on all cylinders, you need to direct your attention to a component that can cause the entire engine to struggle. Considering you have an EVAP code as well, and...
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P0336 Questions About Notch Relearn.
Hi there. It is highly probable that the replacement of the sensor did not resolve the error code. When the P0336 diagnostic trouble code has been stored in the Engine Control Module (ECM), it is an indication that the “A”...
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My engine is shaking and smelling like gas and my exhaust is real smokey and it's driving slow won't speed up
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. A clogged or failing catalytic converter can cause the vehicle to have poor fuel economy. As you may already know, the catalytic converter converts toxic...
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Car is in park position. Key can't be moved all the way back. Key can't be removed. Car is not starting. Tried to jump. Still
Hello. Will be happy to assist you. This article should help you remove a stuck key in emergency situations https://www.cars.com/articles/2014/12/gm-issues-fix-for-new-key-issue-in-cars-under-ignition-recall/ There is a recall available for your vehicle regarding the stuck keys. It is a nationwide problem in many Saturn...
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Cylinder one makes no power even though it gets fuel and spark.
Hello, It sounds like you may have a faulty fuel injector at cylinder #1, a faulty crank sensor or potentially a vacuum leak. A bad crank sensor can easily cause misfiring and timing problems. I would suggest also checking connectivity...
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knocking from suspension.. already replaced complete strut units (spring/strut
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Replacing the struts was a good starting point. Now you are going to want to inspect the rest of the steering and suspension components (which are very closely related). Turn the steering wheels...
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My cadillac converter is damaged how much would it be to fix
Hi there. The catalytic converter on today's modern car is actually comprised of multiple different stages and components. It's possible that one or all of these are damaged and need to be replaced. In order to provide you with an...
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Idles Low and Almost Stalls
Hello there. Sometimes when the coolant system is experiencing a fault as you've indicated, it creates additional drag on the motor; which can reduce engine RPM significantly. However, this is typically when the water pump is faulty or damaged. It...
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Car hopping at stops and stalling
Hi there. When you feel the brake pedal pulsate and create a 'jumping' type of feel, it's typically caused by an ABS system sensor failure (if this is noticed in the brake pedal itself). However, if the engine or entire...
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What causes poor fuel usage, loss of power, rough idle, check engine light, and now a weird whistling noise? We have replaced the
Hi there. It is very possible that the ECU is the source of all of these issues. If you recently replaced the ECU, but it was not reset or programmed by a Saturn dealership, it's likely the reason for all...
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my door speakers have no sound coming from them
There are a few different possible causes for the speakers to quit working. The radio may have malfunctioned, a wire could have come unplugged, there could be a wiring issue, or the speakers may have perished. It would be impossible...
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Clutch issues 2001 Saturn SL1
Hi - I think your clutch disc is all used up, or has gotten oil on it, and you are due for a new clutch. It should not be slipping under a load like this of course. I recommend a...

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