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NHTSA — Electrical System: Wiring: Interior/Under Dash Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Saturn SL electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Saturn SL Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 262008

SL 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles


I have noted the driver of this vehicle is exposed to unusual activity of radio frequencies (in the 120-140mhz range) and the are pulsing and variable electromagnetic fields in the area of the driver's body. I am concerned with health effects on continued exposures.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 301998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving at 10 mph and coming to a halt the computer shut down and nothing in the car worked. Dealer contacted two times in the same day with the same problem and attempted to remedy the problem. Consumer drove the car away with no guarantee the problem would not reoccur. Consumer is not satisfied with the situation. Several repairs of due to loss of power, however vehicle still experiences problems. Transmission experienced problems during shifting, found scuffed valves, replaced valves that were binding.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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