Saturn L100 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Saturn L100

Saturn L100 Problems

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail causing an engine misfire, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Diagnoses will be required to determine the cause and needed repair.

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

chatter & lugging in low gears.Runs okay when in 5th on highway.

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Saturn L100 Questions

We can shut the car off and they ( headlights) will stay on for 30 to 40 minutes. Also rear light work sometimes. We have replaced All Turn signal and tail lights

It seems as if the clutch is chattering,but wife took car to Midas Muffler,& they diagnosed problem as some type of "module"Does anyone have any idea what this problem might be,and how much it should cost to repair?

the car suddenly started losing power and the engine shook really bad. it starts fine but will not accelerate. it seems to idle smoothly but when the accelerator is pressed the engine surges . And it seems to be backfiring when the gas is pressed.

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Saturn L100 Recalls

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.2L 4-CYLINDER ENGINE, LINKS IN THE ENGINE'S TIMING CHAIN CAN SEPARATE.ON CERTAIN SEDANS AND WAGONS, THE PLASTIC HOUSING IN THE REAR TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLY CAN BECOME DISTORTED IF THE BRAKE LAMPS REMAIN ON FOR AN EXTENDED TIME.ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.2L L4 (L61) ENGINES, A FAILURE OF THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION IN IDLE QUALITY, REDUCTION IN OVERALL ENGINE POWER, AND THE VEHICLE MAY BE HARD TO START. CONTINUED OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE AFTER SUCH AN IGNITION MODULE FAILURE W...

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Saturn L100 Reviews

I have owned this car for 10 years, having bought it in 2003 with 18,000 miles on it. It now has 134,00 miles and is still running great. It is reliable and still looks like a much newer car. In the beginning, I had trouble with the battery and had to replace them every two years but that has not been a problem for some years. Even now, 90% of the parts on the car are the original. The two...

I hav ehad the car a year and something breaks every two months or so. it only has 184000 k on it. needed new muffler witch is crazy expencive to replace because it is not a standerd part $600. had to replace the entire fule line and pump because its a modular unit $700 the heating core is gone now $400 and the ac is bust, there are only 2 working speakers and the moters in the auto windows are...

2000 L100 bought brand new. it has been a very reliable car until 196000 the transmission has started to slip.only 1 assessory belt and water hoses. very good car.

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