Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

Mold Dampness Odor Inside

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$0.00
Average Mileage:
63,965 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. cleaned the drains and adjusted the door, see my update (1 reports)
1999 Saturn SL2 accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 1999 Saturn SL2:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

1999 Saturn SL2 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 112010

SL2 1.9L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,965 miles

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

I just purchased this 1999 sl2, It drives great but the musty odor drives my better half nuts.. have to get a handle on it. I can't see where any water leaks occurred. First time in 40 years a problem shows up without an indication of where it is coming from....

Update from Jan 23, 2010: Rained and the I found the cause of the musty odor, It rained last night and the passengers side had water on the floor.. so after some checking I found both of the sun roof drain pipes clogged and the passenger side door not sealing all of the way.

1. I was able to get to the drains by way of the access panels in the outer shell by the passenger & driver foot well, fairly simple really. 2. I adjusted the door by bending it toward the jam a little at a time until it sealed.... I fogged water on the car for 4 hours and no leaks.. good job Jack.

Always has to be a reason for the musty odor you just have to recreate the problem which mother nature did for me

- , Bayville, NJ, USA

Not what you are looking for?