2003 Saturn LW300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Saturn LW300

2003 Saturn LW300 Problems

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.

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.

Flush brake fluid every 60,000 miles

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

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2003 Saturn LW300 Questions

How do i relieve fuel system pressure and how to drain fuel with no pump/money? (1 answer)

gas tank leaks, so i put up on blocks to drop tank. i took off exhaust/muffler pipe. but now i need to drain fuel to less than 1/4 capacity and also relieve fuel system pressure. how do i do that since i have no money? i attempted to siphon the fuel many times in various ways but i wasnt able to....

What's the procedure to get to the gas tank? trying to repair leak. (1 answer)

my gas tank is leaking for my 2003 Saturn LW 300 and I can do it myself I have all the tools but I just need to know how and what to take out first. my car is already jacked up and sitting on blocks

Found a leak under right rear of car where gas tank is.can i fix it myself? (2 answers)

I noticed a gas smell coming from under right side rear passenger seat, mostly from outside only. couldnt find a puddle underneath but when i took a closer look i noticed the whole underside of what im pretty sure is the gas tank was wet with a single drop (of gas, i assume) was pooling and ready...

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2003 Saturn LW300 Recalls

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.

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2003 Saturn LW300 Reviews

I bought this car used with 26,260 miles on it in April 2005. I negotiated a Platium Ryan Warranty of 6 years/80,000 miles as part of the sales agreement for $13,000. Last month the Ryan warranty expired when the odometer hit 106,260; however, during the last five years the warranty paid for 3 pairs of rear taillight units (a 4th was per GM recall); a $990 transmission problem, a water pump a...

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