1993 Saturn SL1 Repair and Maintenance

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

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1993 Saturn SL1 Problems

Replace spark plugs every 30,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

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.

Replace engine coolant every 30,000 miles
Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.

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1993 Saturn SL1 Questions

What would cause 93 Saturn SL1 to stall out while driving (1 answer)

Is there such a thing as an IMAP sensor? What is it? (1 answer)

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?

car stalls out when it gets warm (1 answer)

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.

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1993 Saturn SL1 Recalls

Recall 93V132000
THE GENERATOR ELECTRICAL WIRING IS NOT PROTECTED AGAINST EXCESSIVE CURRENT FLOW WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE GENERATOR.
Brake Failure Due To Defective Booster

The brakes may fail to apply due to a faulty brake booster. Dealers will replace the brake booster assembly to resolve the concern.

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1993 Saturn SL1 Reviews

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

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