1994 Saturn SL1 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Saturn SL1

1994 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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1994 Saturn SL1 Questions

I have 82,000 miles now. I know tire pressure helps but what else can I do? Just put gas in @ 60 miles because gauge doesn't work. $3.98 per gal and 23.9 gallons put in. Your advise was to keep the tank full. Paid 10.42. How do you find out how many miles per gallon? divide 24 into 60 ...

do I access from outside or inside trunk, and where are the screws located

does anybody know if there is a seal between the bell housing and trans mission and is it hard to fix

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1994 Saturn SL1 Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME FRONT SEAT BACK RECLINER GEAR TEETH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY THROUGH REPEATED USE, AND COULD CAUSE THE SEAT BACK TO SLIP PARTIALLY REARWARD WHEN FORCE IS APPLIED.

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1994 Saturn SL1 Reviews

I've owned a '94 SL for 4 years, bought it used at 215K, it's now at 255k and still running strong. I hit a deer with it and drove away having only to replace the windshield and drivers side fender. Also I blew the clutch because I was/am a young driver and downshifted way too hard once (put it in first at 70mph and dropped the clutch...bye bye clutch pads). Gets amazing gas mileage, never g...

I bought this car from a previous owner, and they "uped" the engine, so some of it runs great and others don't, I had to replace the whole entire cooling system, long story short, good car bad owner...

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