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.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1998 Saturn SL1
1998 Saturn SL1
1998 Saturn SL1 Problems
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.
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.
The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.
1998 Saturn SL1 Questions and Answers
I have a leak at the connection near the bottom of the rad where the transmission fluid cooling line goes. How easy is it to replace this? And is it something you should try at home-- my concern is...
I need to locate and replace the starter relay and have no idea where to begin
Where is the starter relay located on my saturn sl1 (4 cylinder) I have plenty of power but when I turn the key there is no noise whatsoever. Oreily guy said it may be the relay since the starter i...
Having trouble finding the right fuse to replace for my brake lights.
1998 Saturn SL1 Reviews
I've owned a 98 Sl2, and currently own a 98 Sl1, both of them are great cars. They can be bought cheap, sip gas, and are fun to drive. My current car originated in canada and after years of harsh winters and 116k, still drives amazing!
i bought my 98 sl1 about 2 years ago it had 88k on it i drove it all the way to 231k b4 i dropped a 06 ion redline motor in to it. the motor was still runing fine i just wanted more power over all the car is amazing there are some minor electrical problems bet nothing major this car is a great buy