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2001 Saturn SC2

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2001 Saturn SC2 Problems

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.

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.

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.

Brakes -- Verified

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

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.

2001 Saturn SC2 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 SC2 Questions and Answers

Bianca, 2001 Saturn SC2, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Blackwood, NJ

Nothing wrong with the car. How can I reset this light at home?

birddog51, 2001 Saturn SC2, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Sparks, NV

how to replace fan belt?

birddog51, 2001 Saturn SC2, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Sparks, NV

How do you replace the fuel filter, where is it located?

Visitor, 2001 Saturn SC2, Virginia Beach, VA

My HVAC fan suddenly went to high with switch off. It stays on high while car is running. Never changed/tested a relay before. Any help?

Cenell, 2001 Saturn SC2, Coeur D Alene, ID

I hear a click when I try to start it, but it doesn't even try to start. The problem came out of the blue as I dove it all day yesterday without an issue.

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2001 Saturn SC2 Reviews

head lamps and dsh lights flash when engine running

i will have to start my saturn sc2 car for about 20times before it starts and while on motion if theres a little bit traffic and i put it on park, if i now therefore return it to drive, the car would go off, what could be the problem

i had the ignition replaced in my 2001 sc2 saturn, now the car wont start. it cranks like it is going to turn over, rumbles and dies. the safety light is flashing.everythingelse is working well. what do i need to do?

I HAVE A 2001 SATURN SC2 IM THE THIRD OWNER IT HAS 201,XXX MILES AND MORE TO COME THIS CAR HAS ITS FLAWS BUT PARTS ARE CHEAP AND THESE CARS ARE SO FUN TO DRIVE

I have a 2001 SC2 with just over 90,000 miles on it. I'm the original owner. No major problems. I love this car - it's like the enegizer bunny, and so cute and sporty too! I've taken good care of it, and it's taken good care of me. People are surprised when I tell them it's 10 years old, they always say it looks great.

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