2001 Saturn L300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Saturn L300

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2001 Saturn L300 Problems

Electrical issues caused by failing Body Control Module BCM

Many electrical problems can be caused by a failing Body Control Module or BCM. Before replacing, the system should be properly diagnosed to verify there are no other issues, such as electrical shorts or other failing modules. Remedying the condition requires replacement and programming of the Body Control Module.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Ignition Module or Coil May Fail Causing Engine Misfire

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail causing the engine to misfire which can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate or begin flashing.

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2001 Saturn L300 Questions

Cleared trouble codes and now car won't start. Plenty of juice in the battery. (2 answers)

Used autoscanner and identified 19 codes. Cleared the codes, but now the car won't start. Battery has full charge, but when I turn ignition key, all I get are clicks. Interior lights and fan come on - just won't start. Any ideas?

How to set the timing? (1 answer)

Set timing after replacing Belt

Can a bent pushrod be replaced in this car without having to replace the motor (1 answer)

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2001 Saturn L300 Recalls

Recall 07V519000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.2L 4-CYLINDER ENGINE, LINKS IN THE ENGINE'S TIMING CHAIN CAN SEPARATE.
Recall 05V245000
ON CERTAIN SEDANS AND WAGONS, THE PLASTIC HOUSING IN THE REAR TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLY CAN BECOME DISTORTED IF THE BRAKE LAMPS REMAIN ON FOR AN EXTENDED TIME.
Recall 03V231000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.2L L4 (L61) ENGINES, A FAILURE OF THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION IN IDLE QUALITY, REDUCTION IN OVERALL ENGINE POWER, AND THE VEHICLE MAY BE HARD TO START. CONTINUED OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE AFTER SUCH AN IGNITION MODULE FAILURE W...

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2001 Saturn L300 Reviews

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based on 3 customer reviews
I have a fuel leak somewhere on the car. took it to a shop and said it was the fuel filter. we replaced it but still having the smell. checked all the lines at the fuel injector . no leaks where else can this be coming from? I need help to solve this problem.
check engine soon light stays on. Replaced 02 sencor and cleaned mass air flow sensor. light will not go out unless i disconnect battery. then it goes back on after car is shut off,then started again
I have a code po500 I installed a new one the code came back an abs light check on can some please help

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