1995 Saturn SW2 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Saturn SW2

1995 Saturn SW2 Problems

Stalling/Charge Light Illumination Due to Failed Alternator

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.

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.

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

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1995 Saturn SW2 Questions

I want to replace my transaxle fluid on my 5speed mt but im not sure what type i (1 answer)

what type of transaxle fluid does my 5 spd mt take

Rpm's up and down at idle (1 answer)

Just recently rpm's at idle go from 1100 to about 700 then up to about 1200 then down again. rough idle. Then often power loss during acceleration.Shakes, drives rough and feels like it's going to stall. I have tried new plugs, air filter,pcv valve. If it is the IAC valve, where is it lo...

rear defogger problem (1 answer)

defogger stopped working in below 0 temps. connectors looked ok at a glance. fuse cover box in console indicated relay rather than fuse, but new 15 amp relay didnt fix it.

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1995 Saturn SW2 Recalls

Front Seat Back Can Fall Backwards

The front seat back may fall backwards partially due to a worn gear in the recliner mechanism. Dealers will replace the front seat recliner mechanisms free of charge to resolve the problem.

Recall 99V045000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME FRONT SEAT BACK RECLINER GEAR TEETH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY THROUGH REPEATED USE, AND COULD CAUSE THE SEAT BACK TO SLIP PARTIALLY REARWARD WHEN FORCE IS APPLIED.
Recall 94V217000
THE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE PARK LOCK CABLE ASSEMBLY WAS IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO SHIFT FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITH THE IGNITION KEY REMOVED, OR REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY WITH THE SHIFT LEVER IN A POSITION OTHER THAN "PARK." THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 114, "THEFT PR...

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