2000 Saturn LW2 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Saturn LW2

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2000 Saturn LW2 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Burning Smell Due to Valve Cover Gasket Leak

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.

Flush cooling system every 60,000 miles

GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70,000 miles.

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2000 Saturn LW2 Questions

is there a timing belt in my 2000 Saturn LW2? (1 answer)

My 2000 Saturn LW2 has 88,000 miles on it. I want to know if I should have the timing belt changed (I keep getting my service light coming on) And if I do have the belt changed what would be the cost? Thank You,

Why do I have water on the floor board (1 answer)

Water puddles up when I'm running the a.c...coolant level is okay..is this a clogged condensation drain line..if so how do I trouble shoot?

How to adjust serpentine belt.am replacing water pump (1 answer)

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2000 Saturn LW2 Reviews

I bought my 2000 LW2 V6 new as lease and it runs like a champ. After lease end, I bought it off. For eleven years, it gives me no big problem. The first problem was the idle pulley broke into pieces and the serpentine belt needed to be replace. Did the repair myself. I have left the car unused parking outside for a long time (seven month through the winter)and it started right up. Rep...
Had some fit and finish issues covered under warranty. Also coolant gasket, a/c fan, water pump, maf, all covered as well. This was the first year of the L series so I purchased the extended warranty. Was used on a couple of minor repairs. All in all we are very happy with this car as we still have it 10 yrs later w/105500 miles.

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