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Saturn Cars &... | Answered 17 hours ago


Auto lamps or manual ?
The headlamps may be turned on 2 different ways. First, when the driver places the headlamp switch in the ON position, for manual operation. Second, with automatic lamp control ALC, and the headlamp switch placed in the OFF position.
The LH HDLP and RH HDLP fuse in the fuse block - underhood, supply battery positive voltage to both low and high beam lamps at all times. For manual operation , when the headlamp switch is in the ON position, the headlamp switch supplies ground directly to the headlamps and to the body control module (BCM) on the headlamp low or high beam signal circuit, depending on the position of the headlamp dimmer switch. The BCM uses this signal to determine if the conditions are present to illuminate the daytime running lamps or headlamps.
For ALC operation, the BCM receives a signal from the ambient light sensor indicating a low or high ambient (outside) light level. The ambient light sensor is a light sensitive transistor that varies its voltage signal to the BCM in response to changes to the outside (ambient) light level. Under the correct conditions the BCM grounds the headlamp relay control circuit energizing the headlamp control relay. The now closed relay supplies ground through the headlamp switch to the headlamps and the BCM on the headlamp low or high beam signal circuit, depending on the position of the headlamp dimmer switch. When the BCM grounds the headlamp relay control circuit, it also grounds the park lamp relay control circuit illuminating the park lamps. The headlamp relay is grounded at G203.
If the engine stalls with the headlamps in the ALC mode under low light conditions, the headlamps will be controlled OFF during cranking.
The conditions necessary for the BCM to activate the ACL mode are as follows:
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The ignition switch is in the RUN position.


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The headlamps are in the OFF position.


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The park brake is released.


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The BCM is receiving a low light condition from the ambient light sensor, if equipped with RPO T 82.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered Yesterday


Does the starter make a noise when you crank it? If not, first make sure you have 12+ volts in the battery and good battery connections. If the battery has less that 9 volts, then replace the battery. Try using a jumper box or a set of jumper cables from another vehicle to start the car. If you can see the starter, have someone strike it with a hammer while turning the key to the crank position. If it starts, replace the starter.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered Yesterday


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Saturn Cars &... | Answered Yesterday


Not to worry friend, when my car go sick i avoided going to mechanic looking for DIY_Repair when I found this website https://big-manuals.com/ and this book helped me repair it within an hour, all by myself!!!
From wiring diagrams, schematic illustrations, spark plugs info, parts info, chassis number, valve time settings, step wise instructions, torque specs, error/fault codes, engine info, to every single minute parts, you get ev erything in there you can't imagine how detailed it is

Saturn Cars &... | Answered Yesterday


It means you should take your vehicle to a qualified repair shop , at least that's the car makers thought .
A/C Off For Engine Protection
Refer to Cooling System Description and Operation
Cooling Fan Control
The engine cooling fan system consists of 2 electrical cooling fans and 3 fan relays. The relays are arranged in a series/parallel configuration that allows the powertrain control module (PCM) or engine control module (ECM) to operate both fans together at low or high speeds. The cooling fans and fan relays receive battery positive voltage from the underhood junction block. The ground path is provided at G100.
During low speed operation, the PCM/ECM supplies the ground path for the low speed fan relay through the low speed cooling fan relay control circuit. This energizes the cooling fan 1 relay coil, closes the relay contacts, and supplies battery positive voltage from the cool fan 1 maxifuse?® through the cooling fan motor supply voltage circuit to the left cooling fan. The ground path for the left cooling fan is through the cooling fan relay and the right cooling fan. The result is a series circuit with both fans running at low speed.
During high speed operation, the PCM/ECM supplies the ground path for the cooling fan 1 relay through the low speed cooling fan relay control circuit. After a 3 second delay, the PCM/ECM supplies a ground path for the cooling fan 2 relay and the cooling fan relay through the high speed cooling fan relay control circuit. This energizes the cooling fan relay coil, closes the relay contacts, and provides a ground path for the left cooling fan. At the same time the cooling fan 2 relay coil is energized closing the relay contacts and provides battery positive voltage from the cool fan 2 maxifuse?® on the cooling fan motor supply voltage circuit to the right cooling fan. During high speed fan operation, both engine cooling fans have there own ground path. The result is a parallel circuit with both fans running at high speed.
Are the radiator fans coming on ? You mite take it an have it checked for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble code's .

Saturn Cars &... | Answered 2 days ago


I take it that you have a standard transmission ? there is no adjustment, but on the saturns the plastic insert on the shifter lever (remove the center console) is what breaks, Napa auto parts has the replacement part for about $20, or you can go to saturn and spend $200 on replacing both cables

1995 Saturn Sc | Answered 2 days ago


My info says
1 2 3 4 5 6

firing order

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Dec 07, 2018


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Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Dec 07, 2018


Without knowing what year you are working on, it makes it harder to tell. But if you leave the key in the ON position for 15-20 minutes it should send the BCM into learn mode, if it is newer than 2002

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Dec 07, 2018


dont have one unless option /aftermarket

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Dec 06, 2018


whats the code????

2008 Saturn Vue... | Answered on Dec 06, 2018


Have the engine checked for proper operating temperature. NEVER listen to untrained parts counter persons.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Dec 06, 2018


That sounds like an anti-theft feature, but you may have a faulty ignition switch. Have you checked for error codes with a code reader?

You are not alone. There is a good suggestion here

Dealing with this no start issue, I have had it happen to me a handful of times in the last couple months. Although, I did order a new ignition switch from Rock Auto quite cheap, I have not installed it yet...

But I believe I have found a way to get passed this issue without the need of replacement. I have done this for the past week and have not had a problem starting the car on the first try...

All you have to do is get in and turn the key to the ON (not Start) position for about 3-5 seconds until the Security light goes out. Once the light goes out, then you can start the car.

This may or may not work 100% of the time, but for me so far it has been 100% effective. It seems that whenever its cold, for whatever reason, there is a delay the BCM receiving the passlock signal, and therefore if you just try to start right away, the car attempts to be started before the passlock security signal is received/processed, which causes the car to not start.

For those of you that are having this problem, I will be interested to see if this works for you as well.
https://www.google.ca/search?safe=off&ei=KEUHXKqLII6f_QbM_7zIBA&q=2006+Saturn+ion+turn+on+then+turns+off+after+1min

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Dec 05, 2018


It should be toward the back of the engine compartment...It should be Red in color....Look between firewall and engine....It will probably down low on trans case.... look over in there you should see it..........

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Dec 04, 2018

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