1999 Saturn SL2 Repair and Maintenance

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

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 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.

The power steering hoses commonly leak fluid. Any leaking hoses should be replaced.

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Come on and took it to get it fixed. They replaced the P0143 sensor and the light went off. 80 miles later, the light came back on. Took it back and they said they switched out the sensor, thinking the first one was bad. Everythign else looked good. Then 80 miles later, Service Engine Light, came...

Oil level is where it should be, no visible oil leaks, starts and runs good, runs at normal temp range, no other lights or indications of anything wrong except I think it does sounds louder at idle than it did before but not totally sure.
Engine was recently overhauled at 110,000 mi and is now a...

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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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