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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1992 Saturn SL1

1992 Saturn SL1

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1992 Saturn SL1 Problems

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.

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.

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.

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.

1992 Saturn SL1 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, June 19, 1992

Summary: THE TRANSAXLE VALVE ASSEMBLIES WERE IMPROPERLY MACHINED. VEHICLES MAY NOT PROPERLY ENGAGE IN NEUTRAL OR PARK, EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SELECTOR INDICATES THE VEHICLE IS IN NEUTRAL OR PARK.

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Electrical & Lights, August 6, 1993

Summary: THE GENERATOR ELECTRICAL WIRING IS NOT PROTECTED AGAINST EXCESSIVE CURRENT FLOW WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE GENERATOR.

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1992 Saturn SL1 Questions and Answers

mylo, 1992 Saturn SL1, SOHC, Keedysville, MD

I am trying to locate the drain plug for the transmission. Is it on the driver's side? What is it near?

stan Sweeney, 1992 Saturn SL1, SOHC, Richmond, VA

How many miles can I drive car without alternator working? I need to get car to shop. Thanks.

lyndathompson87, 1992 Saturn SL1, SOHC, Mount Clemens, MI

Wondering what could cause the car not to start. It turns over but won't fire up. Could it possibly be the spark plugs? Or even the distributor? Maybe the spark plug wires? I would get it to t...

mmedler8607, 1992 Saturn SL1, Syracuse, NY

how do i change the headlight on 92 saturn

notaknowitall, 1992 Saturn SL1, Clinton Township, MI

Just replaced battery due to bad cold crank count. Raised it to a 650 but once replaced still wont turn over and all connections ei wipers, automatic seat belt and such are much slower than before....

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