1993 Saturn SC1 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Saturn SC1

1993 Saturn SC1 Problems

Stalling/Charge Light Illumination Due to Failed Alternator

The alternator may fail causing the charge light to illuminate. Driving with this condition will eventually cause the engine to stall due to low system voltage.

Transmission Fluid Leak From Cooler Line

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.

Poor Ride/Handling Due to Worn Suspension Struts

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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1993 Saturn SC1 Questions

What happens to the engine when the timing chain brakes? Will it still turn over at all? (1 answer)

Will anything else brake too?

why is my car not shifting into gear? it is a manual transmission (1 answer)

A couple of weeks ago it started becoming hard to shift gears, it seemed like it would do better the warmer the weather. I live in Colorado so right now it is very cold. Last night and this morning it was really hard to shift while driving, 2nd was almost impossible. Got home and went back out...

no wipers, rough blinker (1 answer)

ok my wipers wont work at all, unless the wiper lever is in the fast wiping postion, my left turn signal is very difficult to to on. i have checked everything i could to make sure everything was plugged in right in the steering column.

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1993 Saturn SC1 Recalls

Recall 93V132000
THE GENERATOR ELECTRICAL WIRING IS NOT PROTECTED AGAINST EXCESSIVE CURRENT FLOW WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE GENERATOR.
Brake Failure Due To Defective Booster

The brakes may fail to apply due to a faulty brake booster. Dealers will replace the brake booster assembly to resolve the concern.

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