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The Saturn Corporation is a registered trademark established on January 7, 1985, as a subsidiary of General Motors. The company marketed itself as a "different kind of car company" and operated somewhat independently from its parent company for a time with its own assembly plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee; unique models; and a separate retailer network.

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Saturn Vue problems shifting

I have a 2004 Saturn Vue (Manual) and am having trouble shifting. When the car first starts, shifting feels gritty, almost like you are running your fingers down the teeth of a comb. After I have been ...
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2002 Saturn V6 L300 installing a timing belt

How many revolutions are required to hand crank a timing belt from Top Dead Center to Top Dead Center?
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How to time a 2001 Saturn 2.2liter DOHC?

I had a weird problem. Drove the car two minutes up the street to a gas station to get air in the tires. It is literally two minutes. Car ran fine. No problem. I shut it off. Got out to pump the tires....
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Slow acceleration in first gear/below 20MPH (Saturn SC2 2002)

I am having a sudden problem with the first gear in my Saturn SC2. From a complete stop, and only when it is in drive, acceleration is very slow until I reach second gear/about 20 MPH. This takes ...
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Strange Artifacts on Astra H Info Display. Scratches?

I'm having a problem on my car (2008 Astra H). Since a couple of weeks it's showing some kind of artifacts on the central LCD screen. The screen is not tactile. Touching it doesn't seem to help. I don'...
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Temperature gauge on Saturn SC2 sometimes work

On my 2002 Saturn SC2, my temperature gauge will sometimes work and sometimes not. By not working, I mean it will stay on the cold reading. If I started my drive without it working it will continue ...
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Fan not working and overheating for my Saturn

I currently have a 2003 Saturn lw200 2.2l and recently discovered it overheating and found that fan has not kicked on. I was conflicted and did some research and found out about troubleshooting the ...
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2008 Saturn Vue tire replacement

I replaced the front tires last week - I could not afford to do all four. I have an appointment to replace the back ones on Thursday. This morning my ABS, traction control, and stability lights came ...
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What can cause “check gas cap” warnings other than a loose gas cap?

I have a 2006 Saturn Ion, and a few months ago I started getting a warning about my gas cap. Specifically, as I was driving the dash display would beep and say "Check Gas Cap." I bought a new cap to ...
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Will I be able to use these wheels from my 2004 Saturn L300 on my 2005 Pontiac G6?

The tires on my G6 are 225 r50 17. One of them blew out today and I have fairly new tires on my Saturn that I'd like to swap. The Saturn tires are 215 R55 16, would I be able to use these tires? I'm ...
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Engine revs up when in park

I have a 2001 Saturn SC2, and occasionally when I put it in park after driving, it will rev up at a steady pace and just keep raising up the rpm, it does not stop unless I either put it back in drive (...
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Saturn Ion clutch pedal and clutch master cylinder push rod equivalents

I need to replace the clutch pedal and clutch master cylinder push rod on my 2006 Saturn Ion. The clutch pedal is getting hard to find. Rather than paying more than I can afford and waiting for it to ...
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Dash board and radio screen flashing

I have a 2004 Saturn stick shift. When I go to put on the e-brake, my dash and my radio screen start blinking really fast. If I put on my right blinker, it doesn't blink but if i put on my left one it ...
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GM vehicle - Saturn Aura Drivers Power Windows Malfunctioning

Looking for some suggestions to narrow the problem down. My driver’s side window is working irregularly. The problem is strange, because when I pull the rubber conduit where the door joins with the ...
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2008 Saturn Aura: Programming the mileage on a used BCM

HELP! I replaced the BCM in my 2008 Saturn Aura with a Used BCM. I then took it to the dealership to have them program it. Now I notice that my odometer isn't working, so I looked at my invoice from ...
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I jumped my Saturn Compressor - still not engaging

I jumped my Saturn compressor right to the battery but the clutch did not click nor engage. what does this mean? I also used the paper clip trick with the low pressure switch and it only turns on the ...
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Can Saturn Ion 2 sedan passenger side manual mirror be replaced with coupe's manual remote mirror?

Can the manual remote passenger side mirror from a Saturn Ion 2 coupe fit on the sedan? I need to replace the passenger side mirror on my Saturn Ion 2 sedan (that wasn't a bush, it was a tree!). ...
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Identify Plastic Bolt Like Part on 2004 Saturn Ion 2

I am looking to purchase a replacement for the following two parts. These parts attached the front air dam on my 2004 Saturn Ion 2 to main body of the car. It seems to be made of plastic or a similar ...
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Piece Coming Off 2004 Saturn Ion 2. Do I Need To Worry?

I bought a 2004 Saturn Ion 2 approximately 6 months ago and it has been running smoothly. However, after I drove home today, I noticed that a piece was coming off the bottom of the front end of the ...
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Why do the RPMs slightly jumpy at lower speeds?

I have a 2004 Saturn Vue with the a 3.5L V6 that the RPMs slightly jumps between 20 to 60 MPH. Though if I place the vehicle on cruise anything over 50 MPH the RPMs stay steady (still very slight ...
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engine performance problem

My question is about my 2004 saturn ion 2.2L. Engine misfires and looses power intermittently. I plugged the code reader and gave me PO341 (camshaft position sensor A circuit range performance (bank 1 ...
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My 1995 saturn keeps throwing belts

My 1995 Saturn keeps throwing the serpentine belt. There is no damage to the belt and no squeal. The tensioner seems to keep the belt tight prior to starting, but as soon as I crank the engine the ...
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Possible causes of rotational axle play and rattling

Car is a 2007 Saturn Aura AT A while ago I ran into a large rock with my passenger front wheel, insurance paid for the apparent damage but about a week later I started feeling rattling from that ...
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I just bought a old 96 saturn and it has black oil

My car won't start in the morning or after it sits awhile. It also clunks when going into reverse from park but not from drive. What I was told is that the idle is high and flooding the engine in the ...
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2005 Saturn Ion running rough after running for 30 minutes

My 2005 Saturn Ion starts and runs great for about 30 minutes or so, then it starts running rough like the mixture is too rich. I have to let it sit for an hour or two and then it cranks and runs ...
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Tail lights, brake lights, and plate lights out

I have a 2000 Saturn LS, and none of the back lights work, they all went out at once. I know nothing about cars and I don't want to go to a shop and pay out the butt for it
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New pads and rotors, left side squeaks when turning right

I replaced my front rotors and pads on my 1993 Saturn SL(2?) and made sure I used the supplied silicone grease on the contact points, back of the pads and slider bolts. I made sure the wear indicators ...
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How do I fix this coolant flush?

My vehicle is a 1999 Saturn SC2 with a coolant capacity of 7 liters. I attempted to start flushing my coolant before changing the water pump. I drained the coolant from the bottom of the radiation. ...
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What causes my car to die while in park after pressing on the brake?

My 98 Saturn SW2 Starts up just fine. When I press on the brake to move out of park my car dies and while pressing on the brake the dash lights come on. My fiance and I have replaced; spark plugs ...
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Faulty EVAP engine code

I had the following engine codes P1133 - HO2S Insufficient Switching Bank 1 Sensor 1 P0133 - O2 Sensor Circuit Slow Response Bank 1 Sensor 1 P0130 - O2 Sensor Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1 The mechanics ...
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Vehicle does not start after installing new ECM

My vehicle did not start after I installed a used ECM I bought on Ebay. The vehicle starts fine with my old ECM. Should I have the used ECM flashed at the dealership or is the used ECM malfunctional? ...
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What do serial numbers on ECM mean?

I am replacing my ECM with an ECM I bought on Ebay. What do these serial numbers on my ECM mean? P/N 12580204 Serv. No. 12574270 GM03E10A10 ODP48 10032002 Are these serial numbers software / ...
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How are EVAP system leaks detected by the ECU?

I am curious which sensor(s) detects an EVAP leak and throw error codes, for example: P0442 - EVAP System Leak Detected (small leak) P0455 - EVAP System Leak Detected (large leak) My car is a 2003 ...
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Number three plug fouling days after I put it in

The number 3 plug is fouling on my 99 Saturn sw2 days after I put it in and the car is throwing misfire codes as well as near stall code can anyone get me a answer why its fouling so fast could it be ...
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2004 Saturn Ion Quick Connect from OEM

I've purchased a new radiator for 2004 Saturn ION and it came with quick connect fittings. My oil cooler lines require thread connect. Is there a way to switch them to quick connect, or is there a ...
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Rattling noise while clutch disengaged / car in neutral

I recently bought a Saturn Ion with a manual transmission. Today I noticed the following noise during driving: while the clutch is disengaged (pedal pushed down) and also while the car is in neutral (...
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My Saturn LW200 (2.2L) 2002 shows a error code P0719, does anyone know the problem and how to fix it? [closed]

My Saturn LW200(2.2L) of year 2002 shows an error code P0179, I do not know much about the error code and how to fix it so please help me of how can i fix the problem
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Why isn't my ac working after I jumped the car?

99 Saturn SC2 Ever since I jumped my car the AC hasn't been working. When I press the AC button the green light will turn on but I don't notice any additional drag on the system like I normally would....
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Slack in Parking Brake Line

I have too much slack in my parking brake. I was changing my rear drum brakes, when I was having some difficulty reattaching my parking brake line to the parking brake lever. Somehow I ended up ...
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2007 Saturn Aura power steering fluid loss

I had an oil change on my car as well as a new air filter. Later in the day the power steering dropped and started whining. When I checked the reservoir, it was empty! Just wondering if an oil change ...
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08 Saturn Aura needs help

If I sit in my car with it idling the heat goes cold, but if I press the gas or drive off it heats back up. Can anyone help pinpoint this problem? Also, with engine running I can clearly hear fluid of ...
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Vehicle tries to stall when at a stop

Have a 2009 Saturn. Two weeks ago I took it for a basic oil change at the dealership and requested that it be checked out for any other problems but I have noticed that sometimes at a stop light it ...
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06 Saturn Ion 2 2.2l P0101

The Car Another Saturn! 06 with a 2.2l engine. Don't remember the mileage but greater than 100k. Car came in with a complaint of a P0101. Confirmed code and on the test drive car lacked power like ...
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2004 Saturn ION with Ecotec 2.2: Engine misfire with code P0300, ICM problem?

Car came in with a misfire complaint and check engine light on with code p0300. Looking at misfire history confirms high misfire counts on cylinders 1 and 4 along with lower counts on cylinders 2 &...
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What is wrong with my car?

My car had a broken piston, and broke down completely. I bought a new engine, and had it installed. everything seemed to be working aside from a low clicking sound when driving coming from the engine. ...
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98 Saturn SL2 Starter and Water Pump Will Not Work [closed]

I just put in new radiator and sometimes the car will start, but not lately. It is also heating up quickly. I think that both the starter and water pump are not working due to some sensor or fuse they ...
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How do I get to the top bolt on the starter of my 1997 Saturn SL1?

I went to replace the starter on my car, and I can't for the life of me reach that top bolt. I removed the bottom one just fine, but I've spent maybe 2 hours trying to find the top one and I just can'...
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Engine oil going into the coolant

My 2005 Saturn Relay got a hole in a water hose and suddenly overheated, so I shut it down immediately. Found the crank case empty and the coolant full of oil. Replaced the hose and put oil in it, ...
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1998 Saturn SL starting issue: no crank, no sound

I've been having a strange starting issue with my 1998 Saturn SL (and it's left me stranded before). Today, it seems as though it will no longer start. First, the details - it's a 1998 Saturn SL, ...
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Consequences of cracked metal bumper

I recently rear-ended another car at about 15mph in my 1992 Saturn SL2. There is some minor damage that I repaired easily: broken plastic on the horn, non-functioning light, cracks in plastic bumper, ...