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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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1998 Saturn SL suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Saturn SL Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 012001


  • miles


Vehicle was not able to hold an alignment consumer has had numerous alignments done, but the problem still occurs. Steering becomes very difficult to steer when this happens. Contacted dealer, and dealer was not willing to do anything.

- Jupiter, FL, USA

problem #3

Nov 011997


  • miles
Front end misaligned, resulting in pulling.

- Flushing, NY, USA

problem #2

May 291998

(reported on)


  • miles
Front suspension out of alignment causing the vehicle to pull to the right while driving.

- Oakland, CA, USA

problem #1

Feb 251998


  • miles
Vehicle wanders from side to side when driving at approximately 30-60mph. Loud banging noise occurs when going over bumps. High frequency whining from the engine that adds to the noise. Also, transmission shifting has too little or too much power. Dealer/western region mfr. Contacted and cannot remedy the problem. Problem still exists. Provide further information.

- Vancouver, WA, USA

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