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Saturn SL1 Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

Saturn SL1 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Average Mileage: 110,384 mi (85,000 mi - 135,768 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , 85,000 mi

    The stearing wheel and brake pedal would vibrate and make noise whenever it was pressed on while driving. We replaced the rotors, brake pads and drums and it has stopped.

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  • Visitor, , 135,768 mi

    brakes sound like metal on metal and vibrate and pulse when breaking

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