1996 Saturn SC1 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Saturn SC1

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1996 Saturn SC1 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be completely flushed.

Replace spark plugs every 30,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.

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1996 Saturn SC1 Questions

What causes the car to randomly jerk during acceleration (1 answer)

My car will randomly have a single jerk during acceleration and when I shift to the next gear it will jerk once then be fine. It feels like something dragging the car back then it breaks loose. My check engine light came on and stayed on till the next morning, when I was going to get it checked I...

I have a possible brake line problem. (2 answers)

The brake pads, rotors and calipers are pretty new and don't need to be changed but I have to push the brake down almost all the way to stop the car. I think theres a problem in the brake line but I'm not sure. Can someone help?

what the difference sc1&sc2 (1 answer)

where do you find model #

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1996 Saturn SC1 Recalls

Horn Failure

The horn could fail and overheat. resulting in a possible engine compartment fire. Dealers will replace the horn assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Roof Panel Welds Insufficient

The roof panel welds may not be sufficiently made to prevent panel separation in an accident. Dealers will reinforce the roof flange with structural fasteners free of charge to resolve the concern.

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