1998 Saturn SL1 Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Saturn SL1 ProblemsTiming Chain May Come Into Contact With Timing Cover and Make Noise
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.
1998 Saturn SL1 QuestionsI replaced the spark plugs and wires and fuel pump, but it still vibrates and (1 answer)
I have to floor it at 35 mph. It seems like something is clogged. what can I do?
Yesterday is the first day I heard this sound, it's a horribly loud vibrating sound coming from the belt area.
Today after driving the vehicle for a 15 minute errand I start to hear the sound again. I pop the hood to figure out what exactly near the belt the sound is coming from.
BELT AND WATER PUMP RECENTLY REPLACED. CAR RAN OK. NOW BELT IS LOOSE AGAIN. CAR SUDDENLY LOST ABILITY TO MOVE FLUENTLY. HAD CAR JUMPED. AAA SAID ALTERNATOR SHOWS PROBLEM. AFTER JUMP WITHIN 20 MINS IT WOULD DIE. HOW ARE ALL THESE PROBLEMS INTERCONNECTED> WHAT ORDER OF THINGS SHOULD I CHEC...