1994 Saturn SL2 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Saturn SL2

1994 Saturn SL2 Problems

Timing 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.

Rubber Transmission Cooler Lines Can Leak Fluid

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.

Stalling/Charge Light Illumination Due to Failed Alternator

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.

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1994 Saturn SL2 Questions

fuse location for dashboard lights (1 answer)

alternator not working new times tow (1 answer)

need to see how to wire it three wires on th starter two small ? one has 12 v0lts on the other?

How can I check the codes for my Saturn -94. So that autozone can give me more info (1 answer)

It hesitates to turn off when key is out. Slow changing into gear. And sounding rough.

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1994 Saturn SL2 Recalls

Front Seat Back Can Fall Backwards

The front seat back may fall backwards partially due to a worn gear in the recliner mechanism. Dealers will replace the front seat recliner mechanisms free of charge to resolve the problem.

Recall 99V045000
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 SL2 Reviews

The battery continues to go dead. Once it has died I hear a clicking sound coming from under the console. I have changed the fuses but it doesn't seem to fix it. It seems to also go dead faster at night when the lights are being used. I keep wondering if it's the alternator but would this cause a clicking sound from underneath the console? This made me wonder if it was the seat belt motor causi...
I have over 315,000 miles on my Saturn and it has been well worth the price I paid for it used 7 years ago. I think I can keep it running another 5 years.

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