1995 Saturn SL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Saturn SL

1995 Saturn SL 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.

Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.

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1995 Saturn SL Questions

THE MANIFOLD IS GETTING BRIIGHT RED AND NOW WONT START WHAT COULD BE WRONG? (3 answers)

IT WAS RUNNING FINE THEN STARTED SPITTING AND SPURTING AND WOULD NOT PULL FINALLY GOT HOME NOW IT WONT START

Tranny slipping, when in reverse it hesitates then kicks in hard. (1 answer)

When I put it in drive it won't grab the next gear until I lead off the gas pedal. I replaced tranny with one from junkyard and it does the same problem.

Engine barely idles when cold. (1 answer)

I changed the PCV and the MAP, but still no better. Runs fine when engine is warm.

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1995 Saturn SL Recalls

Front Seat Back Can Fall Backwards

The front seat back may fall backwards partially due to a worn gear in the recliner mechanism. Dealers will replace the front seat recliner mechanisms free of charge to resolve the problem.

Recall 99V045000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME FRONT SEAT BACK RECLINER GEAR TEETH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY THROUGH REPEATED USE, AND COULD CAUSE THE SEAT BACK TO SLIP PARTIALLY REARWARD WHEN FORCE IS APPLIED.
Recall 94V217000
THE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE PARK LOCK CABLE ASSEMBLY WAS IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO SHIFT FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITH THE IGNITION KEY REMOVED, OR REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY WITH THE SHIFT LEVER IN A POSITION OTHER THAN "PARK." THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 114, "THEFT PR...

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1995 Saturn SL Reviews

while driving this car it started to shake then got home and turned it off. I now will turn the key on and no power no lights nothing like if there was no battery on the car and the battery is new try jumping it bus no power nothing comes on. can anyone help. Thank you

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