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Eating Oil

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
151,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2001 Saturn SC2 engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Saturn SC2 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 042009

SC2 3 Dr Coupe 4 C

  • Automatic transmission
  • 151,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

OMG....I should have read reviews before I bought this car...but nope...so I just bought this 01' Saturn sc2 and loved the look of it...but got it home and yes...2 weeks later...check engine light...eating oil...and now smoking....wow...this sucks...well I guess im on the "fix this and then this and then this" track now...started with adding "restore"...then thicker oil...then a fuel treatment...next oil change im adding "lucas"....and 2moro im going to replace the pcv valve and look into how to clean the egr (since its not cheap to get a new one) and I guess ill go from there...im hoping its not going to be the rings..the next thing is do the compression check and maybe that treatment you put in the plug area overnight...this sucks...im not a mechanic but I am a pretty girl who knows alot of guys who know about cars which helps but still this sucks...my last car was a jetta and I loved that car (wrecked it) man i should of just bought another jetta...grrrr...if i get this stuff to work Ill update this with that info for you with the same issues...feel free to give me some advice too if you have something that might help..thanks. :-)

- , Red Bluff, CA, USA

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