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I sent a prior email regarding my 1997 Saturn SL1 that only has 34,000 miles on it & i am in Vancouver, Wa. & bought a home in Rio Rancho & will be down by the end of the month. I am trying to make a decision on selling the car here before moving as i know getting parts for it will get harder. I really want to keep it as it's in mint condition & very low mileage but would like to know if you can keep it serviced just beyond general maintenance????
Please respond as soon as you can....
THANK YOU!
Beverly Pine
13306 SE McGillivray Blvd.
Vancouver, Wa. 98683
#360-260-0140

bev.pine63@gmail.com







My car would not start. But everything in my car was still working. The lights, radio, air etc.So I replaced the alternator. They returned my car, it was running hot and water was gushing from a hose. He also said that a fan would not shut off. But when he put water in the car he only put water in the plastic container under the hood. Was he suppose to put it in the radiator as well? Or does it run from that container to the radiator?
Car running hot fan not coming on what could it be?
All checks were done on Battery,Starter,and alternator. I checked if there was any codes and there wasn't none my diagnostic reader.
When I accelerate the car slowly picks up speed, the rpms shoot up around 3-4 until it catches up and then speeds up. Just had the catalytic converter replaced...the car drives well other than that..
My mechanic took for test drive, didn't happen of course. He said it could be fuel pump or any number of things. What should I do first? Not sure of engine.
It takes about 5 mins before it actually starts . It sounds like the fuel pump but when i put my ear to the gas tank i hear the pump turn on .. when i got the car it was rigged up (electricly) couple months it didnt want to start, i took it to an electrical mechanic and he made it start but the way i explained before, oh n afterci start it ,its easier to start it until the following day or as long as it stays active. If anyone has any answers or suggeztions for me i would really apprecciate it
Lines out the transmission (there a left hole and right ) and i had to order some more lines but when i finally got em days later i cant remember which line went where, can anybody help , please and thank you
Service engine light is on. Took to AutoZone for diagnostic and when it was plugged in to car, the device turned off and wouldn't give diagnostic results.
and also i have noticed lately that when im low on gas the car sputters and acts like it want to stall them comes out of it.
When accelerating my car acts like it doesn't want to go and then the check engine light begins flashing and then stays on.
Idling fine in park or neutral, once i put it in gear or come to a stop I have to keep giving it gas or it it will die. Now today it started dying like that while in neutral, I had to keep my foot on the gas to keep it runing, and a ton of smoke would come out my exaust every time i pressed the gas, also my temperature gauge showed it was getting hotter. HELP ME PLEASE!!??
changed the thermistat
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