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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Saturn SL

1996 Saturn SL

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1996 Saturn SL Problems

Brakes -- Verified

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.

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.

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.

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.

1996 Saturn SL Recalls (Recent)

Suspension & Steering, August 29, 1997

Summary: 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 Questions and Answers

goldenchild, 1996 Saturn SL, Vallejo, CA

i would like to know what i need to fix my clutch?

storm101, 1996 Saturn SL, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Irving, TX

manual transmission want shift into second gear.please help

mrmarr, 1996 Saturn SL, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Orlando, FL

I get a check engine light and the car runs bad. When I check the code it tells me it is the temperature sensor. When I change it the check engine light goes out and the car runs fine. The problem ...

mudd103, 1996 Saturn SL, Denver, CO

i have loosened all the lug nuts car jacked up but the front tires will not come off i sprayed wd40,smacked with a hammer loosened them some and tried backing up and coming to a quick stop.nothing...

elizabeth beasley, 1996 Saturn SL, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Union City, GA

i dont have a code why are my valves making i bought it used had for about 6 months it been making noise since I bought a woman going along they told me it was something else

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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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