1998 Saturn SC1 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Saturn SC1

1998 Saturn SC1 Problems

Contamination of extended life coolant
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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.

Timing Chain May Come Into Contact With Timing Cover and Make Noise

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.

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1998 Saturn SC1 Questions

why is making clicking noise and like battery dragging before crank (1 answer)

hadnt had any problem untill 3 days ago . it sounded like battery dragging then started making clicking noise then starts like battery dragging then slowly starts any clue?

All electrical works yet u turn key and nothing happens not even a click (2 answers)

The engine temperature gauge goes up at idle and goes down while driving (1 answer)

there is very little heat iin the drivers area

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