1996 Saturn SL1 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Saturn SL1
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1996 Saturn SL1 ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
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.
1996 Saturn SL1 Questionsis it natural for the coolant to boil out of the resivor or is the cap faulty (1 answer)
1996 Saturn SL1 RecallsHorn Failure
The horn could fail and overheat. resulting in a possible engine compartment fire. Dealers will replace the horn assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
The roof panel welds may not be sufficiently made to prevent panel separation in an accident. Dealers will reinforce the roof flange with structural fasteners free of charge to resolve the concern.