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temperature needle in car goes to hot because fan motor wont come on

I was driving it. Bought the car used had 150,000 miles on it. Had just changed the oil and filter today because the oil was black and it was smoking out the tailpipe. I was driving it to get gas and all of a sudden the rpm dropped and i would press on the has but it wouldn't go. It died. I pulled it over and tried to crank it. It cranked but was sputtering and then died. I know its not the battery because all the lights and everything come on. Any suggestions on what's wrong with it?

Top speed is only 35mph. It's an automatic. Would it be a sensor or clutch plates in tranny shot?

There is no power. But then they go down just find.

Threw an alternator belt , lost all power , replaced the belt.allowed the car to run for abut 15 Min's, Sounded good , belt looked good. all warning lights were off.As i put it in drive it jerked badly and jerked while changing into each gear.However with each gear that shifted the lower the gear the harder the shift , the higher the gear the lighter the jerk. Please help :)

The turn signals and emergency flashers do not work or work very intermittently. Replaced turn signal/light switch with no change in their operation. There is no "check engine" light or engine "codes". All other functions appear to work normally.

It occurs depending on the surface of the road.

the seat is stuck all the way back and won't move but all of the other seat buttons work fine.

2001 Saturn L200...
2 days ago I went to leave home, and when I started my Saturn it started, and stalled 1 second later.....started it again, stalled 1 second later.....and I wouldn't say "stalled", it is more like it is being shut off 1-2 seconds after it starts.....After about 30 attempts, it started and kept running....so I drove to my destination and didn't turn it off (just incase).....and I went back home....The next morning I get in and turn the key.....same thing.....starts.....runs 1-2 seconds....and shuts off.
So now that I was stumped, and knew my car had a problem, I went to lock it up to go inside.....power locks all of a sudden are not working.so I am thinking "that's odd"....later in the evening, I go out side to see if I can get it started....same thing...starts/shuts off. While I was trying to start it, I happened to notice (because the sun was setting) That my interior dome light was not coming on???? So, again, I sit there and think....Ok, starts and shuts off.....power locks quit working....and my interior dome light was out....

Well, by this time, I had tried to start it so many times....the battery gave out. So I unhooked/charged/reinstalled battery....

by this time it was completely dark outside and I went to try starting it again.....and I notice my daytime running lights aren't reflecting off the garage door, like they would normally Do.....

So, to make my long story short......SUMMERY

I have a 2001 Saturn L200.......

2 days ago it began to start, but then shut off 1-2 second later. AND THEN, all in the same day, I notice: Doors wont lock/unlock.....daytime running lights not working.....trunk won't release to open.....interior dome light not working.....dash lights not working.....gas gauge and temp gauge not working.

Anyone have a clue as to what I may be looking at?