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Hard To Crank And Stalls


fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
372,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
1995 Saturn SL2 engine problems

engine problem

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1995 Saturn SL2 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 182011


  • Manual transmission
  • 320,000 miles


First, let me say I love my car, original engine, transmisison and clutch. One very cold winter day I believe the fuel line froze and I lost power. A few days later it would stall and run rough. turns out it was the position sensor and here i thought my car was finally giving up on me. After 15 years it's still running. Of course it's been using oil since 60,000 miles, I topped off the oil every other time i filled the fuel tank. I say using oil because it never came back out of the exhaust. i would know since i have white car.

- , Chisago City, MN, USA

problem #2

Oct 092010

SL2 1.9L dohc

  • Manual transmission
  • 400,000 miles

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hard to crank and stalls

the car that i love to drive has recently given me so many problems. the engine has been stalling out. when i go to stop it floods out. its burning the hell out of some gas, wont stay cranked, all kinda problems and its the coolant temp and coolant level sensors

- , Biloxi, MS, USA

problem #1

Oct 082010

SL2 1.9L dohc

  • Manual transmission
  • 397,000 miles

I've had my saturn sl2 for a number of years. I got almost 400k miles never had any issues till I let a friend borrow it. Now its hard to crank and stalls smells like its flooding out so I put new injectors and new egr valve on it, cleaned the throttle body and its still doing it. any thoughts or ideas. and blows black smoke out when I crank and have to rev it up it stumbles

- , Biloxi, MS, USA

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