1999 Saturn SC1 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Saturn SC1

1999 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.

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.

Power steering hoses leak fluid and should be replaced
The power steering hoses commonly leak fluid. Any leaking hoses should be replaced.

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1999 Saturn SC1 Questions

I have a 99 Saturn sc1 it turns over but won't start (1 answer)

Replaced spark plugs, fuel filter the crankshaft sensor. It was starting you had to pump the gas but now I pump the gas and still nothing what could this be

have to pump and pump the pedal to start and finally will temp hand doesn't work (1 answer)

car sputters and sputters and eventually will start,is coolant temp circuit switch bad? or fuel pump?po118

Why wont my 5 speed shift into1st or 2nd gear (3 answers)

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1999 Saturn SC1 Recalls

Recall 99V280000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." SOME OF THE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH SEAT BELT SHOULDER GUIDE ANCHOR BOLTS THAT WERE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED AT THE CENTER PILLAR AND COULD FALL OUT, MA...

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1999 Saturn SC1 Reviews

I bought this car brand new so I’ve had it for 10 years. It’s the 2nd Saturn I’ve bought. The first I had for 8 years, so yes I am a loyal Saturn driver. This one is just shy of 100,000 miles and I believe with good maintenance it will double that. (Mine looks like the one in the photo, but the photo does not do it justice!!) PROS: looks good, still sporty looking, body has no rust becaus...

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