1997 Saturn SL1 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Saturn SL1
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1997 Saturn SL1 ProblemsNoise From Front of Engine Due to Timing Chain
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.
1997 Saturn SL1 QuestionsIts running hot, where do I put the water? (1 answer)
My car would not start. But everything in my car was still working. The lights, radio, air etc.So I replaced the alternator. They returned my car, it was running hot and water was gushing from a hose. He also said that a fan would not shut off. But when he put water in the car he only put wat...
Car running hot fan not coming on what could it be?
1997 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 key may come out of the ignition key cylinder switch while in the run position. Dealers will inspect the ignition cylinder and re-code the cylinder as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.