1997 Saturn SC1 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Saturn SC1
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1997 Saturn SC1 ProblemsContamination of extended life coolant
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.
The timing chain may come into contact with the timing cover, causing noise in the engine. Replacement of worn timing chain components will be necessary to correct this concern.
1997 Saturn SC1 QuestionsOil comes up where spark plugs are and car wont start (1 answer)
I removed and dried spark plugs and wires the car was able to be push started but was idling very high. When I, came to a complete stop the car idled very low and shut off. Had to push start it again.
after it sputters to crank it throws a cloud of smoke and it smells of gasoline as well..
1997 Saturn SC1 RecallsHorn 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.