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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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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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When I turn on my vehicle or have it parked, idling, the rpm gauge goes up and down, as if I'm pushing or revving the gas pedal.
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...
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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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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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Shimmy and sputtering
You will need to have the complete front end inspected to see if there is loose ball joints or tie rod ends or even worn out struts all can cause the shimmy at high speeds. For the sputtering on inclines...
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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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When my car comes to a complete stop, the rpm dial moves up a little, then comes down, and it makes a soft rumbling sound-at low s
Hi Anne. Thanks for submitting the question today. Hopefully Chet is able to provide you with some additional details, but here are a few common causes of this type of symptom. A vacuum leak can cause elevated RPM levels when...
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If someone say they don't have a check engine light is that bad or good?
Hi Shamika. Thanks for contacting us today. It's very hard to answer this question with a simple yes or no. When this light is lit, it's because the vehicles on board computer has created or stored an error code created...
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I have a 07' Saturn Outlook and it doesn't start. When I turn the key on dashboard lights come on, but when I crank they turn off.
Based on your description, I believe that the ignition switch is causing this issue. Replacing the ignition cylinder will likely resolve this issue.
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2002 Saturn l100 2.2. Weak crank no start. Replaced plugs, starter, battery.
There are a number of things this could be. If the turning the motor over without spark plugs did not change the sound or strength of the ability of the motor to turn over, this could suggest a blow head...
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I have a 2009 Saturn Vue had to replace the ignition switch inhooked the battery because the car got stuck in the on position I
You will need to first try to turn key to the on position and wait for 5 minutes to see if theft system turns off so the vehicle can then be started? If still will not start then you will...
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Car stalls and sputters while in idle
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Oil in transmission
I would suggest having the transmission flushed to ensure that the oil is removed from the transmission. Transmission fluid contains different detergents that are designed specifically for transmission clutches, which help with shifting. Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) can be petroleum-based,...
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I went through a big puddle and my car stalled out. Now when i crank it it wont start and has a kind of screeching grinding sound.
Hi Darryus. Driving through large puddles or standing water can cause a tremendous amount of electrical and mechanical damage for a car, truck or SUV. The sound you are hearing could be due to metal to metal contact in the...
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Engine Power Reduced
Hi Chloe. Thank you for taking time to contact us today. It looks as if your Saturn is having a few non-related issues. First off, in regards to the engine problem, it's likely that you have an EVAP system component...
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I have to code for engine light on, will need a quote
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is telling you the transmission shift solenoid is malfunctioning. This may be due, and is most often due, to a bad transmission shift solenoid. The wiring to the solenoid and the TCM...
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I have to code for engine light on, will need a quote
Code P0700 relates to an error detected in the transmission control system or the transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors...
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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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