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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 Saturn SW1

1997 Saturn SW1

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1997 Saturn SW1 Problems

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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

Maintenance -- Verified

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

1997 Saturn SW1 Questions and Answers

dcmille290, 1997 Saturn SW1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Huntsville, AR

Purchased this car yesterday from owner that is frustrated with car. First it would stall, and then restart sometime later. Now it doesn't seem to want to start at all. Has not been run for se...

Visitor, 1997 Saturn SW1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Millport, NY

engine stalls if brakes are applied or headlights are turned on. when key is off, the fuel pump runs when the brake is applied or the headlights are turned on.

cheveronjim, 1997 Saturn SW1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Las Vegas, NV

c.e.l. flickers and wouldn't pass smog first time, when i had shop check with obc 2, the codes that came up, and listed 3rd and 4th geares failure. (the transmission does occasionally surge w...

cheveronjim, 1997 Saturn SW1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Las Vegas, NV

after car was stolen my drivers door lock won't unlock with the factory key. (i have to unlock threw the passengers door)could something else be broken in the door?

cheveronjim, 1997 Saturn SW1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, Las Vegas, NV

I have a OBD 2 scanner to reset my service engine light and find out what the codes mean.does anyone have the codes for a 1997 Saturn sw1. so i could match them up together. and figure out why the ...

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