1998 Saturn SL1 QuestionsRefine by vehicle
My car will not start. The lights go on in thedash board but no starter activity. In the past if i wiggled the orange chime box under the air condionter controls it would start right up. I replaced the chime box but it will not start. It has done this repeatedly but always restarted but now ....nothing.
I have to floor it at 35 mph. It seems like something is clogged. what can I do?
Yesterday is the first day I heard this sound, it's a horribly loud vibrating sound coming from the belt area.
Today after driving the vehicle for a 15 minute errand I start to hear the sound again. I pop the hood to figure out what exactly near the belt the sound is coming from.
I figured out what it was, because after I started the vehicle I started seeing sparks flying out from around the part, I told the person to shut the car off immediately and the part was smoking too. The cylinder was also blue tinted in color where the rest looked more silver. (I think it was piping frickin hot.)
When looking under the hood from the front of the vehicle starting from the farthest away from you there is the power steering (clearly marked), then comes another cylinder slightly below the first one and looks like it's mounted right below the engine.
What is this? How hard is it to fix? How much does the part cost? Can I risk limping it to a repair show or will that destroy my engine?
Any advice would be greatful.
BELT AND WATER PUMP RECENTLY REPLACED. CAR RAN OK. NOW BELT IS LOOSE AGAIN. CAR SUDDENLY LOST ABILITY TO MOVE FLUENTLY. HAD CAR JUMPED. AAA SAID ALTERNATOR SHOWS PROBLEM. AFTER JUMP WITHIN 20 MINS IT WOULD DIE. HOW ARE ALL THESE PROBLEMS INTERCONNECTED> WHAT ORDER OF THINGS SHOULD I CHECK FIRST, SECOND. WHAT COSTS AM I LOOKING AT PARTS/LABOR NEW/USED PARTS. I COULD USE AS MUCH INFO AS POSSIBLE AND ASAPPPPP ANYONE WHO KNOWS CARS PLEASE HELP! MUCH APPRECIATED.
I removed fuses and they seem to be fine , what else and how can I check it ? Thanks
Was throwing a code about evap circuit leak. Is it the vent solenoid or purge solenoid or gas cap or vacucum leak or all? Where should I start?
have replaced relay, primed, fan does not kick in..fan does work when a/c is on, someone told me about a second thermostat aka the sending unit.
Engine vibrates when idling
Is the cars engine big enough to handle the haul?
My flange rusted off my exhaust. It's an easy fix I'm told just get a flange repair kit but I can't get the rusted pieces off so ill have to bring it to a garage and everywhere except Midas is booked solid I've had bad experience with Midas in past and just wanted a ball park at how much it should cost.
replaced battery now cant pass inspection said moniters not ready
CARS JERKS SOMETIMES,CHECK ENGINE LIGHTS POPS ON AND OFF CAR DO A FREEZE IDLE IN 30MPH HALF OF THE TIME AND THEN JUMP BACK INTO PLACE AFTER THAT I CHANGED THE TRANSMISSION KIT AND FUILDS,ADDED LUCAS,SPARK PLUGS AND WIRES PLEASE HELP ME THANKS SOLVE CODE P0733.