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Car Won't Change Gears

5.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
166,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1996 Saturn SL1 transmission problems

transmission problem

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1996 Saturn SL1 Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 302007

(reported on)

SL1 1.9 V4

  • Manual transmission
  • 133,000 miles

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

i was on my way home from work and i had to come to a stop at a stop sign. when i tried to put my car into first gear it wouldnt go. i kept trying. nothing. so i drove the remaining 8 miles starting in second. i fiddled with it when i got home and found that the only way to get into first is to let out the clutch and push the shifter into first, which creates a grinding sound. i have been told that it is a very expensive repair so i decided to buy a new car

- , Matthews, NC, USA

problem #1

Mar 032006

(reported on)

SL1

  • 200,000 miles

car won't change gears

- , Memphis, TN, USA

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