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1997 Saturn SW1 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Saturn SW1

1997 Saturn SW1 Problems

Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

Flush brake fluid every 60,000 miles

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

Transmission Fluid Leak From Cooler Line

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.

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1997 Saturn SW1 Questions

car won't start in morning (1 answer)

car won't start in morning. after sun hits car after awhile it starts.new battery,plug wires, plugs, cold pack. cold weather affects starting. starts if booster is on over night.

we changed the started & now not charging alt tested good (2 answers)

replaced started now have charging problem had alternator tested it was good battery lite on not charged (it was a refurmished starter

Why does the alarm stay on when I shut off car, remove key and open door? (1 answer)

Alarm comes on when opening door even after being locked up over night... engine light is NOT on. Dome light works properly. I suspect the ignition sw or is there a relay that may be stuck in the alarm position that is activated by the door light sw? I do not have an electrical diagram.

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1997 Saturn SW1 Recalls

Horn 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.

Key Can Be Removed From Igntiion While In Run Position

The key may come out of the ignition key cylinder switch while in the run position. Dealers will inspect the ignition cylinder and re-code the cylinder as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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