Saturn Astra Repair and Maintenance
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Saturn Astra ProblemsA/C off for Engine Protection and Engine Reads Cold
The Saturn Astra may display the warning message "A/C off for Engine Protection" on the instrument panel. This may be accompanied by illumination of the check engine light and the temperature gauge reading cold at all times. This is a feature of the engine that is activated by the power control module when it detects the engine warming up too slowly. The OBD trouble code P0128 may also be stored.
The cause is simply a worn out thermostat that stays open at all times, preventing the engine from reaching the proper operating temperature.
Replacement of the thermostat will correct the issue.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Saturn Astra QuestionsWhat are the real-world benefits of "high mileage" oil? (1 answer)
Is it necessary to use high mileage oil, and at what point?
whenever i refuel gas tank, car does not start.. i do try to start several times, then starts but have to push gas pedal until it's ok.. so everything is normal.. there is no fault code, check engine light is not on at all.. what should be the problem?
Iam told I need a smoke test to check for a vacum leak?does that sound right,I already had to replace the sparkplug pack because the engine light kept going on and the car was missing firing
Saturn Astra RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.