1996 Saturn SL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Saturn SL
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1996 Saturn SL ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
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.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
1996 Saturn SL Questionswhat could it be if your coils and plugs and wires and icm are all new and repla (2 answers)
replaced and there is still one plug not getting a spark ,so it continues to bog and shake n missfire intermittently n getting worse.its running a biut better but its not fixed?
I used to take it around the block just to circulate all the fluids and one day I tried to start it and it wouldn't do anything
I have a 1996 Saturn wagon
1996 Saturn SL RecallsHorn Failure
The horn could fail and overheat. resulting in a possible engine compartment fire. Dealers will replace the horn assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
The roof panel welds may not be sufficiently made to prevent panel separation in an accident. Dealers will reinforce the roof flange with structural fasteners free of charge to resolve the concern.