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Check Engine Light Goes On & Stays On


fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
163,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. reset computor to lower engine temp (1 reports)
2002 Saturn SL1 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Saturn SL1 Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 292007

SL1 1.9L

  • Manual transmission
  • 196,000 miles


The car has two problems check engine light and wheel bearings The computer temp is set to high and must be set to a lower temp say 120 f. that takes care of the engine light. Wheel bearings are just a poor design so get use to changing them often! I have over 225000 on the car now and the 1.9L engine only loses one quart to about 1000 miles.

- , Streator, IL, USA

problem #1

Jun 222011

SL1 4 Dr. Sedan

  • Automatic transmission
  • 131,000 miles

check engine light goes on & stays lit, then it'll go off for who knows how long, then it'll go on again 4 who knows how long, well you get the idea, very annoying, had it cked., mechanic said it's a short in the wiring, all my family has had different models & yrs. of saturn cars & they've all done this, a total of about 4 different cars

- , St.Clair Shores, MI, USA

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