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Forum: S-Series General 05-24-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 98
Posted By toggenburg
Re: PCV hose for 2000 SL2?

I simply used a dial caliper, measured the PCV and went to Autozone for standard rubber hose, it may have been reinforced hose if I recall correctly.
Put it on 5 or 6 years ago and no issues since...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-24-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By toggenburg
Re: Evaluating AC performance in 2002 SL2

^^^
? 144 degrees F ?
Were you driving in Iraq or the Great Sahara desert ?
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-23-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 578
Posted By toggenburg
Re: An interesting brake rotor conundrum

I'm with billr, where is the inside pad? There looks to be Zero room between the rotor backside and the caliper piston, snug flat between the rotor & caliper.......
Forum: S-Series General 05-22-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By toggenburg
Re: Belt drive components

See if the tensioner is ACDELCO 38112.
Why do they list a belt tensioner and an additional tensioner pulley, the pulley is part of the tensioner.
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-22-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 578
Posted By toggenburg
Re: An interesting brake rotor conundrum

HuH?
Where is the space where the inner pad is supposed to be?
I'm not under my car just now, but looking at the photo, it seems like the brake pad carrier itself should.....did you put a worn out...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-21-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 578
Posted By toggenburg
Re: An interesting brake rotor conundrum

--- Sorry, I misread your first post, you stated it clearly.
Forum: S-Series General 05-21-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By toggenburg
Re: 2000 SL1 Saturn Thud under front end

Welcome Ripkon!

For starters, have you jacked up a front wheel and examined the brakes?
Might find one of the 2 pads per wheel is ground flat and grabbing, or might be the caliper slide pins are...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 578
Posted By toggenburg
Re: An interesting brake rotor conundrum

This start off statement makes zero sense.

You said:
"Took the wheel off and saw the rotor was grinding on the inside of the caliper bracket. The caliper bracket was in it's proper place, but I...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-20-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By toggenburg
Re: Evaluating AC performance in 2002 SL2

^^ that's the best first step.
Dye present? DIY or a shop for repair.
Forum: L-Series Tech 05-20-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By toggenburg
Re: need a super window cleaner for lovebugs

Soap it up, and use one of those mesh covered sponges like for dishes. It should come off with elbow grease.
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-16-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By toggenburg
Re: What would cause coolant to be used only when the AC is on?

You may want to check:
Your pressure cap, all the coolant lines, the radiator and especially the water pump and thermostat housing for signs of leakage.
If you see streaking on the right side...
Forum: S-Series General 05-16-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 397
Posted By toggenburg
Re: One thing you wish Saturn had done.

^^ ya'll may want to repost on the other thread .. ..
Forum: S-Series General 05-16-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By toggenburg
Re: After 11 years, time to replace the radiator again

How about one with a lifetime warranty, less than $48 delivered from CA?
...
Forum: S-Series General 05-15-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By toggenburg
Re: Anyone in Hawaii?

About how more expensive are our common maintenance parts on the Islands?
ECTS ($13), transmission filter ($11) and others .. ..
Forum: S-Series General 05-14-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 397
Posted By toggenburg
Re: One thing you wish Saturn had done.

Sold themselves to Penske so we might still .......
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-13-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By toggenburg
Re: No Start

Standard questions like, mileage, plug type, plug condition and age, wire set condition, do you have spark, do you have fuel to the plugs... ie, pull and examine to see if the plugs are wet with fuel...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-11-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By toggenburg
Re: Power window only goes up, not down

^^ what he said, because the switch contacts might have carbon crud and needs just to be cleaned off to restore function.
Forum: S-Series General 05-11-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By toggenburg
Re: random wiper activation

Hi theologian,

Watch this youtube from RichPin. He is a wonderful asset to the forum, as he carefully videos what he is doing while troubleshooting, and he tells you exactly what to do and it...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-11-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By toggenburg
Re: Power window only goes up, not down

Welcome to the Forum hostevie.

If you hear the motor trying to start to pull the window down, it sounds like a mechanical issue, not electrical.

Examine the 2 horizontal plastic sliders, maybe...
Forum: L-Series General 05-11-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By toggenburg
Re: After almost 19 years of service my car didn't start...

Please explain any specific reason you both believe that replacing a fuel filter or fuel pump will cause the automatic transmission to perform better at all.
Forum: S-Series General 05-10-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By toggenburg
Re: What tires are everyone using?

--- long tread life and low cost? Not these days.
Long tread, great handling, but high cost ='s Michelin Defender's.
I have used these on virtually all my vehicles since around 2010.

Got them on...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-09-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By toggenburg
Re: Splice antenna cable?

Well, for less than $30 you can get the antenna and cable off ebay.
...
Forum: S-Series General 05-07-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By toggenburg
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-07-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By toggenburg
Re: How do I stop my SL2 from autoshifting

Swap in a 5-speed transmission instead.
Forum: S-Series General 05-06-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By toggenburg
Re: A/C pressure switch

21030824
If you can find one, otherwise use aftermarket ones (much cheaper too).

Edit: here is one, in Canada somewhere.
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