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Saturn Sc 1994
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Mar 18, 1996
Location:
Streamwood, IL

electrical problem causes seat belt module to click/lights to dim/alternator to go to maximum output. *sd

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G82E1590R2. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sl1 9999
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
May 17, 1995
Location:
Racine, WI

electrical problems caused electric windows, headlights, air conditioner, radio, clock, etc to fail. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Saturn 1993
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Jan 05, 1997
Location:
Fort Worth, TX

electrical fire.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZG1575PZ. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 1992. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Saturn SATURN 1993 Electrical System Transmission Type: MAN .

Saturn Sl 1996
General Motors Llc
Location:
Wayland, MA

vehicle constantly having trouble starting.

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sl 1999
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 20, 1999
Location:
Arlington, TX

consumer was driving aproximately 35mph when the electrical system faliled, and the engine shut down. second time, while driving, electrical system failed again, and engine shut down. dealer could not find a problem, the third time this scenario happened the dealership towed vehicle ,and the diagnostics showed vehicle shutting down. but dealer could not duplicate the problem. david- mechanic at saturn of erving texas--972-790-7400. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZH5287XZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sl 1999
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 20, 1999
Location:
Arlington, TX

suspected electrical failure that causes vehicle to shut down completely (electrical and fuel systems).

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZH5287X2. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Saturn SL 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Saturn SL 1999 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Saturn Sl 1993
General Motors Llc
Location:
Wildomar, CA

seat belt defects. electrical system defects--power accessories don't work.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZG5597PZ. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sl 1996
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1996
Location:
Belfast, NY

when driving at any speed and applying the brakes, the brakes failed and weren't stopping the vehicle properly. also, there is virbration within the steering and a short within the electrical system. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZK5272TZ. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Saturn 1997
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Oct 21, 1999
Location:
Brentwood, NY

coonsumer states her car is under warranty and when you plug in the cell consumer see sparks and the dealer will repair unless she pay seventy five dollars just to look at her car

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):NOT AVAILAB. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sc1 1996
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 12, 1996
Location:
San Jose, CA

electrical failure causing multiple component failures.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZG1277TZ. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 29, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sl 1995
General Motors Corp.
Location:
St. Paul, MN

while driving, without warning, engine cuts off. this causes a loss of electrical power in the vehicle. also, vehicle has to be turned off and started back up. dealer has seen vehicle several times, and can't find cause. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sl 1996
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
July 26, 2000
Location:
Poughkeepsie, NY

consumer took vehicle in for electrical problems & found that rotors were corroded on the inside. dealer checked vehicle for inspection in june & said nothing to the consumer about rotor corrosion. consumer will have to pay out of pocket. *ak the mechanic stated that the rotors should not have been machined because it does not meet the required minimum thickness. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZK5278TZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1996. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Saturn SL 1996 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Saturn SL 1996 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Saturn Sl 1995
General Motors Llc
Location:
Jamica State, NY

when attempting to start vehicle it would not start. all electrical doors locked in positions, occupant could not exit vehicle/doors could not be manually opened. consumer has contacted dealer in reference to other problem. please provide any further details. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZK5274SZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Ev1 1997
General Motors Corp.
Location:
San Diego, CA

these vehicles were produced with a charge port assembly that may fail during a charging event, recall issued however owner has not been able to receive new vehicle at this time, recall solution is not sufficient. *et

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sc1 1993
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
July 01, 1997
Location:
Austin, TX

vehicle is experiencing electrical problems along with the failing of the alternator and the battery, the battery is replaced once a year. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZG1575PZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 30, 1993. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Saturn Sl 1999
General Motors Llc
Location:
Poughkeepsie, NY

windshield wipers failed, alarm disabled, horn failure, and interior light failed, possible electrical problems. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZJ5277XZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Saturn SL 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Saturn Sl 2000
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Apr 12, 2000
Location:
Crestline, CA

ongoing problem with engine stalling. vehicle been into dealer shop on three occasions, and problem still reoccurring. *ak dealer replaced oil pan due to oil pan leak. glove box fell out due to the lock being broke. ses light on due to terminal dislodged on 5 volt reference splice pack. consumer has replaced the ecm due to stalling and found battery cable loose and fixed problem, however vehicle is still stalling. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8JW52R7YY. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 30, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Saturn SL 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Saturn SL 2000 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Saturn Sc1 1993
General Motors Llc
Location:
Bakersfield, CA

while driving carbon monoxide fumes would be entering vehicle through floorboard. would have static electric charge to left knee. doors were excessively heavy to open or close. door locks failed to be operated properly. panel lights would come on or go off by themselves. taking vehicle to dealership to have mechanic check it out. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):FILL IN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Saturn Sl 1997
General Motors Llc
Location:
Citrus Heights, CA

vehicle's full electrical system fails while driving, clock even resets. causing car to shut off. power steering/ brakes/ radio/ air conditioner/ headlights, etc. fail. began around 30,000 miles. battery and alternator replaced, does not fix problem.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8ZK5278VZ. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1998. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Saturn SL 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Saturn Ls 2000
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Mar 26, 2002
Location:
Parkville, MD

front brake rotors needed to be replaced at 37,929 miles because the inside edges were worn below specification and the brake shoes would not seat properly on the rotor. the edges could not be turned or resurfaced. there was no indication of metal grinding into the rotor. also, all four tires were replaced for uneven wear. the rear brake retainer spring broke. the rear passenger window is inoperable. there is an electrical short in the console. consumer also claims there is play in the steering. the power steering was replaced in september of 2001. there is still vibration and play being felt in the steering. there was a bent hub which was causing the vibration. *jg

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G8JU52F6YY. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 31, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Saturn LS 2000 Electrical System Transmission Type: MAN .


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