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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2001 Saturn SC1

2001 Saturn SC1

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2001 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.

2001 Saturn SC1 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, October 6, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION." THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE PARK LOCK CABLE ASSEMBLY. IF IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED, IT IS POSSIBLE TO SHIFT FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITH THE IGNITION KEY REMOVED.

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Engine, October 6, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AN INADEQUATE VENT VALVE WELD ON THE TOP PORTION OF THE FUEL TANK.

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2001 Saturn SC1 Questions and Answers

psony, 2001 Saturn SC1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Pittsburgh, PA

light comes on and stays on for a day and then goes off sometime the next day.
obd from mechanic either 02 sensor or leaking vacuum

psony, 2001 Saturn SC1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Pittsburgh, PA

car will not turn over right away. takes a couple of clicks for start.
I put key in ignition and in run position start vehicle after a few seconds

Visitor, 2001 Saturn SC1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Wrightstown, WI

intake gasket is cracked what would the cost to repair? should i take it to a repair shop in town or and to a saturn dealer

Visitor, 2001 Saturn SC1, Concord, NC

I've noticed that my car is leaking oil on the back side of the engine. During my last oil change I tried to see where the oil was coming from. Looking up from underneath the car on the back s...

salzoe, 2001 Saturn SC1, Vero Beach, FL

it worked fine last nite, but this morning it did not. could it be a relay? it sounds like the a/c kicks in. If it needed frion wouldn't it be a gradual decline in cooling?

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2001 Saturn SC1 Reviews

At 126,000 miles no major problems! Good little car!

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