While driving approximately 50 mph, the contact heard a loud bang. It is center front and look way down toward bottom. This meant that the side panels did not carry load and could be made of instead of. Shifts fine with engine off. When u press the clutch pedal in is the pedal hard going all the way down or does it go freely a little ways untill the pedal gets hard? The steel bushing corrected the design issue, but introduced another issue. I took it to the dealer the following morning and they told me that I need a new transmission but couldnt explain how or why it happened.
I came to a complete stop and put the car in reverse to park. An if theres a problem there can it be fixed? A used valve body wasnt a good a idea you dont know the condition of the valve body. If you do not have the steel bushing kit I mentioned before, you may need to scale this model up or down slightly to fit the original rubber bushing. This happened to me a few years ago, and I decided to re-attach the broken end by drilling a hole in the steel cable and attaching the old cable end with a bolt and nut. Since I last emailed you, I figured out that the car only hesitates and then slams into reverse after a long drive after my 45 minute commute to work or longer.
The S series was sold from the fall of 1990 for the 1991 model year through the end of the 2002 model year. Use of reverse embellishes the problem. Best of luck finding the information you need. This is a plastic bushing and can be reattached if the tabs are not broken. I have never had any problem with it. It is toward the front of the car and is a large oil filter looking spin on filter.
Because every time you put the car in reverse, it activates the reverse valve in the valve body, which strokes back and forth in the bore. As far as if I think you should spend another 500 to fix it that's up to you if you think it's worth it. He took us to Canada twice, including Toronto and Nova Scotia. It's great on slippery roads; rain, ice and snow. Check the fluid colour in the pan for problems.
Davis Hi again Austin, I have checked the fluid. We charge what the job costs. The main problem lies in the transmission valve body. Hi again will I done more researching an found out that the valve body I got from the junk yard came off a single over head cam' an I read it wont work. Posted on Jan 27, 2010 Here's your book info is below.
But, since you just took ownership of the vehicle I would probably go ahead and have the internal transmission filter changed out just as precautionary maintenance. Better to spend that money on buying help from someone with the necessary experience. I was scared to start it up with that ancient oil and old gas in it, but I didn't have a choice. You can order them from Haynes if needed. First of all thank u for ur donation. Another problem was that Japanese car dealers have always excelled at customer service; this meant that Saturn's main sales argument in the United States was meaningless in the Japanese market.
When you take it in to have the transmission serviced they will make sure it is filled and not leaking. Slow to reverse is usually a pretty common symptom of early transmission wear and the need for an overhaul. I have worked for saturn for over 16yrs and iam a factory trained saturn tech and still would have performed a pressure test. S-Series cars are also popular in dirt oval racing and auto cross. The failure mileage was 50,000 and current mileage was 74,000. A cordless dremel is strong enough to do the job, with a full charge. The interior of all the Saturn S-series models received a completely redesigned dashboard, center console, and steering wheel, but the rest of the interiors were mostly unchanged.
It only has 42, almost 43,000 miles on it and the transmission needs to be replaced. One to correct the delay and harsh jolt putting the vehicle into gear- especially reverse. Rear disc-brakes were no longer available as an option on the S series due to high costs for them as well as very little improvement in braking performance over the conventional rear drum-brakes setup. Buy Honda or Toyota from now on. As far as measuring the transmission line pressure thats done thru the transmission temperature sensor hole. I guess it depends on if the car need's any other repairs be side's the clutch. Talk to a transmission shop to verify that your exact model and engine size does in deed have a replacement filter some models do not and if it does I would replace it.
Does this Saturn dealer have a pattern of not informing female customers about recommended maintenance? Some dipsticks just have a crosshatch area. He found a hole in the transmission and called the dealer and manufacturer; however, they were unable to assist. For the 1998 model year, a new cluster with a digital trip odometer had been introduced. It only has 43,000 miles but it's been a great car only regret was not buying 2 from the dealer. Returns: We accept returns within 30 days of purchase. I used Makerbot Nuclear Green, since it is fluorescent. Dips … tick markings are just like any other - keep the level between the marks.