Saturn SL1 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Saturn SL1
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Saturn SL1 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.
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 SL1 QuestionsBrake light staying on and a constant chime. What's the deal? (1 answer)
Saturn SL1 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.