1996 Saturn SL2 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Saturn SL2
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1996 Saturn SL2 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 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 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.
1996 Saturn SL2 QuestionsTRYED TO START CAR IT TURNED OVER A COUPLE OF TIMES THENTHE STARTER STOPED IT WILL NOT EVEN INGAGE BATTERY IS GOOD TRYED TOJUMP IT STILLNOTHING (2 answers)
tryed to jump it and still nothing
Car has 245,000 miles but I have always taken good care of car. No check engine light has come on. I took it to a mechanic and he said it was bad spark plugs due to bad gas so he changed them. Car was okay for a little bit and then I had the same problem again. Took car back to mechanic and he s...
1996 Saturn SL2 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.