2001 Saturn SC1 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Saturn SC1

2001 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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2001 Saturn SC1 Questions

anytime the car sits for over 48 hours the battery dies. 2 shops have looked at it and cannot find out why. any ideas what is draining the battery? (2 answers)

why don't brake light in bumper area only not to work? tried bulb,fuse, relay (3 answers)

Brake lights!! The light in my back window works but my two main brake light don't. I have replaced bulbs, tried fuses, even tried new relay. Can anyone help me??

I recently replaced lower control arm assys/ball joints on this car . (1 answer)

after install cars still feels like at times it wants to swerve to the right almost like there is something loose .Making a right turn it also feels like the right front tire isn't turning far enough acts like it is sliding , right tire has excessive wear on out side of tire . Need to know wh...

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2001 Saturn SC1 Recalls

Recall 00V310000
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 POSSI...
Recall 00V309000
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 Reviews

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

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