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1993 Saturn SL1 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Saturn SL1

1993 Saturn SL1 Problems

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.

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.

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.

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1993 Saturn SL1 Questions

I had a check engine light diagnostic done on my Saturn and the low coolant sensor came on (it wasnt low) and the imap sensor. It was explained to me that this regulates air flow to the engine. Could be computer issues too, He wants $200. sound fair?

wether idling or going down the road car will stall, sometimes starts rightaway and sometimes takes half an hour or so to start back up.

The car sets and idles beautifully but when you put it into gear it stalls.

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1993 Saturn SL1 Recalls

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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1993 Saturn SL1 Reviews

I like the styling, It is right around the time the big three started to round out cars and eliminate the boxiness! Unfortunately my interior roof is draping, Need to clean EGR valve(or buy a $100 new one), and the Catalytic Conv is ripped apart. I did put a $20 dollar muffler on it (saved $300 dollars from Midas), And with 167,000 miles on it, It will eventually need a Clutch, Sending unit(G...

Well I have a 1993 Saturn SL 1 and It is awesome on gas! I put a new exahust, new starter, new cooling sensor, bunch of other parts. I only have one problem that I just cannot figure out its the seatbelt they are automatic and although its there and it buckles it doesn't go up but it clicks like it should roll up. Its so frustrating I have bought the manual and looked through it and nothing. Th...

If there was a half a star, I would use it.

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