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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1998 Saturn SC1

1998 Saturn SC1

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1998 Saturn SC1 Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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

1998 Saturn SC1 Questions and Answers

JayPe3, 1998 Saturn SC1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Washington, DC

Hello, I've had my car for about 3 years now, my brother had it before I did since '99. My horn hasn't worked ever since I got the car. I changed the fuse, and the horn honked once. ...

joni55, 1998 Saturn SC1, Kalamazoo, MI

car stalls when you put into drive i have changed all senors the rpms go way down befor it stalls

Visitor, 1998 Saturn SC1, Anchorage, AK

There is not problem it is just that a Saturn dealer said that I needed the thermostat replaced. There has been no problem with heating or the car running.

Visitor, 1998 Saturn SC1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Land O Lakes, FL

where is my starter located

gatorbuoy, 1998 Saturn SC1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Petaluma, CA

Engine has 113k miles and I don't believe plugs have ever been changed. I want to pull them and check the gap. If new ones are warranted, then, of course I will replace them. I don't ha...

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