1999 Saturn SL2 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Saturn SL2

1999 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.

Contamination of extended life coolant
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

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1999 Saturn SL2 Questions

I have a engine shake/vibration problem (1 answer)

I have a 1999 Saturn sl2 when the engine is cold or at a stop lightthe engine shakes or vibrates a lot when it warms up and I push the gas pedal it stops what could be the cause and how do I fix it

Which A/C line is SUCTION; smaller one connects to front side? Or back center? (1 answer)

this is a 5 speed, 4 door. Center line connected to back end appears to be larger. Neither line is marked nor are the protective caps.

wheel bearing replacement cost (1 answer)

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1999 Saturn SL2 Reviews

I have a 1999 Saturn SL2 , and when I push the accelerater slowly and give it alittle pettal it makes a vibration/rattling noise under the hood . I have no idea what it is . Does anyone out there ?
I have 180,00 miles of my driving on this car. I drive it hard, as I have all my cars. This holds up to my jack rabbit starts, power add-ons / modifications, fast driving and everything else I have thrown at it. It drives 13 hours straight on a regular basis and the only complaints I have are it burns a quart of oil ever 1000 miles and the brakes rotors have a tendency to run hot and warp. (...

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