Saturn SL2 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Saturn SL2
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Saturn SL2 ProblemsTiming Chain May Come Into Contact With Timing Cover and Make Noise
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.
now this one is kinda tricky because ife you have had this car long enough to get it to this kind of high milage bolts tend to not wanna come out but the water pump is very easily accessed through the passager front wheel well. Take the tire off, remove the splash guards for the wheel well, now you will see the crank shaft pulley and to the left the pulley tentioner and to the right the water pump pulley (you will notice the water pump pulley ...
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.
Saturn SL2 QuestionsWhy does the bumpy road feel so hard in the front end? (1 answer)
Car wont engage (start). Tested battery, alternator, solenoid, ignition switch, starter- all are fine. Fuel pump is irrelevant since engine can still turn regardless if that were the case. Replaced neutral switch (named clutch interlock switch according to dealership). Even with it not able to st...
Saturn SL2 RecallsFront Seat Back Can Fall Backwards
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.