2004 Saturn L300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Saturn L300

2004 Saturn L300 Problems

Body Control Module

My dome lights went out on my 2003 saturn L300. My mechanic is quoting $800 to replace the body control module to fix this issue. He says that saturn parts are becoming harder to come by and recomends that I replace the BCM now to avoid further controll issues with my spedometer, cruise control and other lighting systems. Hmmm.... not sure what to do.

Valve Cover Gaskets May Leak Oil

A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected and replaced if damaged.

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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2004 Saturn L300 Questions

I have just had my blower fan replaced on Tuesday while driving (1 answer)

On Thursday my car died after about 15 miles put on I was going 55 and I felt it jump buck kind of kept going then bucked again and shut down. I tried starting it a few times no luck after 15-20 min started up ran fine. The lights stayed on for battery and oil and then went off.I took back to sho...

where is a c low side service port? (1 answer)

I replaced valve covered gaskets, but I still smell oil. Now what? (1 answer)

I smell oil when I have the air or heat on only, most of the time.

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2004 Saturn L300 Recalls

Recall 05V245000

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2004 Saturn L300 Reviews

I purchased this car used and have owned it for 4 years now, and the only problem I've had is a broken fuel pump; which was caused by me hitting a very deep pothole. The transmission shifts smoother than any car I've ever driven, including a Mercedes-Benz. Problems that catch my attention are the general cheapness of some of the plastic panels, like the grill. The dashboard lights can also sud...
i bought a 2004 saturn L-300 about a year ago and it is a great car i have not had to do anything to it except get in and drive it except for changing the oil when it comes time to. rides great and i live on a rough gravel it gets excellent gas millage perfect for goin on long trips so all and all i think it is a great car
I just bought my 04 saturn. I love it I'm the second owner of the car and i must say the person before me took OK care of the car I havent had to replace anything yet but my AC doesnt blow out cold air. It may just need to be recharged the mechanic I had look at it said that he thought that was all that needed to be done Im not sure if I need to replace anything but other than that the car is g...

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