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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1999 Saturn SL

1999 Saturn SL

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1999 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.

1999 Saturn SL Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 29, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." SOME OF THE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH SEAT BELT SHOULDER GUIDE ANCHOR BOLTS THAT WERE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED AT THE CENTER PILLAR AND COULD FALL OUT, MAKING THE SEAT BELT INOPERATIVE.

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1999 Saturn SL Questions and Answers

ojaiomy, 1999 Saturn SL, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Ojai, CA

How hard is it to change and the time it takes to replace Heater & A/C circulation fan....does the whole dash have to be taken out....Jeff

tpol, 1999 Saturn SL, Niagara Falls, NY

I haven't been driving my car much and after jump starting it this morning it stalled on me several times.

I started by jumping the car and after it had been running for about 5 minutes I tur...

Visitor, 1999 Saturn SL, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Silver Springs, NV

how do you rebuild the head gasket

haller55, 1999 Saturn SL, Idabel, OK

Started this morning when I started it. No problem til now. Very rough idling, missing worse when idling, but continues when driving. Turned on A/C it got alot worse. Mileage 74000.

AC Wade, 1999 Saturn SL, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Murphy, NC

when you change transmission fluid and filter how much fluid should be added back. We are having a problem measurig the fluid on the stick when the carwarm, idling in park leave it in a 30 seconds...

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