2000 Saturn SL - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


Did you do a compression test on those two cylinders ? Check spark with spark tester ? of course the advance is going to jump around with a missing engine . Timing issue ,jumped time , engine mechnical problem . Testing an not guessing .

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Feb 21, 2018 | 72 views


Check the capacitors

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Feb 20, 2018 | 150 views


When key is turned the starter is energized by a solenoid that applies power directly from the battery to the starter. Any loose connection will prevent the starter from turning over. The solenoid can also have burnt spots on the contacts inside case that will prevent current from getting to the starter. A click noise is the solenoid energizing so
if all connections are tight and the battery is good the only
other problem is the starter may be bad. Brushes on the
starter may have seen their life ended. this is usually identified by tapping on starter with a hammer while trying to start engine. If starter spins, replacement is needed.

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Feb 07, 2018 | 41 views


Unless it was a sound of your valves beating the top of the motor that is one of the most normal sounds for any operational engine is the click the clicking you hear it's going to be electricity going through your coils so it's pretty normal if you have a distributor base system that would be different I'm pretty sure your car is a OBD2 so it would be a coil base system so I wouldn't worry about it

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Feb 06, 2018 | 52 views


A/C compressor clutch relay maybe . It's located in the under hood fuse box . If you look on the bottom of the relay an see pin's 30 & 87 an locate where they plug into the fuse box an jump with a piece of wire . Just to see if clutch engages . Pin 30 should have B+ voltage .

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Nov 09, 2017 | 53 views


What does scan data show ? Do you know what that is ? What do the fuel trims show , is the computer adding or taking away fuel ? Are the O2 sensors switching normally ? EGR valve stuck open . When you replaced the IAC did you clean the passage ? On a scan tool what are the IAC counts ? Is the the PCM controlling it .Did you clean the throttle plate ?
007 Idle Speed Problems Scan Data for Idle

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Jun 23, 2017 | 45 views


Sorry but I would need to hear this to ascertain what it might be.

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Jun 22, 2017 | 231 views


that's a valve guide problem bring your car to a shop that who knows how to chance valve guide and also check the piston rings..that will help you solve burning oil

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Jun 09, 2017 | 46 views


None of the brake lights work , the center high mount lights too ! I can't believe both tail lamp assembly's going bad at the same time ! Wrench light on means codes are stored in the BCM , did your Mechanic check codes .

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on May 29, 2017 | 88 views


Did you find the one inside the door pull cup ?
Remove the push pin rivet on the upper rear edge of the trim panel and the screw at the upper front edge near the mirror.
Remove the trim panel fasteners at the pull cup and lower the rear corner of the trim panel.
Pull up on the door trim panel assembly to disengage the trim panel to door structure attaching hooks and remove the door trim panel.
Did you try watching a video on youtube ?

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on May 20, 2017 | 47 views


SOHC is VIN 8

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Apr 30, 2017 | 1,133 views


2000-2002 Saturn SL2
online parts list show the 1.9 DOHC is a timing chain
if so could have skipped a tooth if revved too hard

a V6 a timing belt

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2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Mar 31, 2017 | 70 views


Clean the throttle plate . videos on youtube . Throttle sticking , check cable also . You could check this with voltage check at the throttle postion sensor signal wire to PCM . With the key on you should read 0.5 at idle

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Mar 13, 2017 | 140 views


The thermistor is in the winding of the blower motor. Letting it cool down will let it run, but probably not long. the thermistor is not replaceable, replace blower motor

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Feb 27, 2017 | 328 views


You can't reprogram it. What's your car doing?

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Oct 15, 2016 | 33 views


possibly fuel filter or pump problem . filters are cheap to replace .

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Apr 26, 2016 | 41 views


If the engine won't crank, check the condition and tightness of the battery leads, particularly the black earth where it connects to the engine block/bodywork. Loosen and tighten each connection in turn.

An engine that won't crank is a classic symptom of a 'bad earth' .

If the engine cranks slowly this is also a symptom of a bad earth/cable - or a defective battery.

Can you get a friend or neighbour to boost-start your car? If, after cleaning and checking the battery lead connections the car is still sluggish in cranking and won't start - suspect a faulty battery.

Will your car start with a boost-start? Most workshops will do a free battery check for you.

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Apr 21, 2016 | 55 views


Tcc solenoid stuck. Valve body.

2000 Saturn SL | Answered on Dec 08, 2015 | 89 views

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