1996 Saturn SL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Saturn SL

1996 Saturn SL Problems

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.

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.

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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1996 Saturn SL Questions

The timing chain has slipped on my Saturn 3 times in the last year. Everything has been replaced down to the sprockets. A couple months ago I turned the car off and it wouldn't start, had the same symptoms as before the compression even mirrored that of the low compression from the timing c...

when stopping the car slides and is uncontrollable. what causes this

all fuses good all bulbs good all other lights work

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1996 Saturn SL Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL STEERING. THE PINION BEARING CAGE IN THE STEERING GEAR CAN SEPARATE UNDER HIGH STEERING SYSTEM LOAD CONDITIONS, SUCH AS PARKING LOT OR SIMILAR LOW SPEED MANEUVERS.

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1996 Saturn SL Reviews

My car won't stay started could it be water or something in my tank. the gas is not getting up to the front.

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