1993 Saturn SC2 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Saturn SC2

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1993 Saturn SC2 Problems

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be completely flushed.

Replace spark plugs every 30,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.

Noise From Front of Engine Due to Timing Chain

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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1993 Saturn SC2 Questions

PCM death due to ABS? (1 answer)

Have you ever seen a PCM damaged by ABS or other solenoid in the car. I have a 93 saturn SC2 that blows the 5 volt fuse on PCM B location. Computer won't give any check engine lights assumption is (dead PCM). The ABS brake system is empty due to brake line rust through. I just bought the repl...

wont start (1 answer)

car has been parked for 3 years new battery and gas put in and wont start

compatibility to swap blown saturn engine (1 answer)

i have a 93 sc2 saturn that has a blown engine and was wanting to know if any other engine besides saturn would work to swap with it is L4 1.9L mf/dohc

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1993 Saturn SC2 Recalls

Recall 93V132000
THE GENERATOR ELECTRICAL WIRING IS NOT PROTECTED AGAINST EXCESSIVE CURRENT FLOW WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE GENERATOR.
Recall 93V094000
THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE TERMINAL AT THE STARTER SOLENOID MAY BE FORMED INCORRECTLY. INCORRECTLY FORMED TERMINALS CAN CONTACT THE STARTER SOLENOID HOUSING AND CAUSE AN ELECTRIC SHORT CIRCUIT.
Brake Failure Due To Defective Booster

The brakes may fail to apply due to a faulty brake booster. Dealers will replace the brake booster assembly to resolve the concern.

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1993 Saturn SC2 Reviews

I am the third owner. The odometer stopped working at just over 145K- 8 years ago! Everything else works properly. This car runs great! Crisp handeling, impressive acceleration, and it stops on a dime. No leaks, no noises, no problems... and very good gas milage too. With continued regular maintanence, (oil, breaks, tires, etc...), I fully expect this car will easily last 10 more years! - It's ...
Nice light fiberglass car , hard to find new tires for some reason.
Good dependable transportation. 162,000 miles & going strong.

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