Saturn SL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Saturn SL
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Saturn SL Problems
The timing chain may come into contact with the timing cover, causing noise in the engine. Replacement of worn timing chain components will be necessary to correct this concern.
The alternator may fail causing the charge light to illuminate. Driving with this condition will eventually cause the engine to stall due to low system voltage.
Saturn SL Questions
My f5 is burnt
How can I set or ready one of the following? Evap, O2, or Cat monitors? I need to have one more set as I'm allowed to have two that are not ready.
I have tried several different starts, driven several hundred miles and I do no have a check engine light and still get over 30 mpg as car run...
manual transmission. add fluid and it pours out
Saturn SL Recalls
The front seat back may fall backwards partially due to a worn gear in the recliner mechanism. Dealers will replace the front seat recliner mechanisms free of charge to resolve the problem.
The brake pedal pad may fracture and come apart from the brake pedal arm, causing difficulty braking. Dealers will inspect and replace the brake pedal assembly as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.
Saturn SL Reviews
What would make car idle too high then real low and cut off then its real hard to crank,almost like its getting too much gas of not enough,keeps sputtering and not going then cuts off
I like my car but it is giving some driving. Trouble. Right now. And it only has 138400km on it and has developed a hesitating. and astumble. In it. If I could get it fixed I would like it again
My car won't stay started could it be water or something in my tank. the gas is not getting up to the front.