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Forum: S-Series Tech 01-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: 365,000 plus just died

One part I learned from the mechanic today was this:
If the car sits for a while, it will start up just fine and they took it around the block. Then the car acts up, starts coughing and blowing...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-08-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: 365,000 plus just died

Yes called my mechanic today to see the status. Needless to say they haven't tried very hard. I am short of calling them idiots. They looked at the mileage and passed on any real diagnosis. They...
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-06-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Reliabilityman
365,000 plus just died

My 365,000 plus mile 95 SL1 just left me stranded on the side of the road. Starting a high pitch gear whine coming from the engine under acceleration on the inner state at about 75MPH. Started losing...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-29-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Speedometer sleeps at 360,000

Good point. The fuses are not blown. Not sure about the clutch coil. Where is the pressure sensor located and how do you bypass that?
Thanks
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-29-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Speedometer sleeps at 360,000

Yes I had some codes flash. I have a code list. What I couldn't remember was how the codes flash and how to read them. I thought when it blinks (once- then once once) that is the code 12 which is the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-28-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Reliabilityman
Speedometer sleeps at 360,000

Ok so my speedometer is not sleeping, but sometimes it does not work when the car starts. Today I drove 45 miles with the speedometer unresponsive, the check engine light was on. Its been doing this...
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-16-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-16-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Fuel line rupturing- Overpressure???

Tried to upload a file and it wouldn't go. I did check the pressures. 42 PSI with key on and 40 while running so in spec. I replaced both lines at the filter and the line under the vehicle. So far so...
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-16-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 479,893
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: how many miles do you have on your saturn?

356,000 miles, original clutch and back brakes. Clear coat is starting to peel after being in a hail storm.
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-04-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Fuel line rupturing- Overpressure???

I have replaced the line from the tank to the filter and also the filter to the fuel rail. I rented a fuel pressure gage from LAPS and will check the pressure tonight. Wondering if the cap vents on...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-24-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Fuel line rupturing- Overpressure???

Yes, but it is basically on the fuel filter line and the fuel line under the seat of the operator/driver. I also noticed 2 times before refueling when removing the gas cap it was venting off very...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-24-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Fuel line rupturing- Overpressure???

No, they were replaced with a doorman OEM style line. Also that wouldn't explain the line which is a part of the fuel filer assembly rupturing like it did as well as the line under the drivers side...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-24-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-24-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Fuel line rupturing- Overpressure???

,
The oem ones are sort of hard plastic rubberish? for sure not metal. Not a soft rubber like what is on my 70's cars back in the day.
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-24-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Reliabilityman
Fuel line rupturing- Overpressure???

Just recently I have had both the fuel filter line between the filter and the fuel injector rail rupture and had the fuel line from the fuel tank to the fuel filter rupture. I haven't had the time to...
Forum: L-Series Tech 05-06-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Blower Motor 2000L series

Ahh I found out what it is. After much trouble shooting, the factory wiring harness conection that sits behind the radio location. The black wire going to the blower motor had a melted terminal in...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-06-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By Reliabilityman
Fuel Line Supplier?-pressurized line is leaking

Anyone know of a good place to buy the pressurized line from the fuel tank to the fuel filter on a 95 saturn? My fuel line has been looking ratty for a while and it finally started leaking under...
Forum: L-Series Tech 02-18-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Ever notice your struts making nose when cold?

Im the original owner. Underside of the car looks new as when I recieved it. How often do you change your struts out on your L-series?:?: Also I have never changed them out on my s-series and it has...
Forum: L-Series Tech 02-18-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Reliabilityman
Ever notice your struts making nose when cold?

Have you ever noticed that your struts make horrible sounds when cold? Mine are the originals and when you hit some large bumps when its below 20 degrees F outside it sounds as if your front rain...
Forum: L-Series Tech 02-18-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Blower Motor 2000L series

Arghh!!:hothead: The blower motor switch worked for 3 weeks, then the other day it acted up again by running, stopping, running again. Then today it ran first thing this morning long enough to start...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Blower Motor 2000L series

I was able to take apart the heater controls from the dash after removing the fake wood bezel and the radio. I disconnected the blower motor switch and looked at the diagrams provided from you all on...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-17-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Blower Motor 2000L series

Ok did a little troubleshooting this weekend. Pulled the blower motor and direct wired it to the battery and it turns fine. So I checked the voltage at the blower connection wires under the hood and...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-13-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Blower Motor 2000L series

:upset:Thanks, that is sort of how mine acted. Still waiting on warmer weather-maybe this weekend??? Leave it to the old L-series to have a blower motor that was effected by cold weather. What does...
Forum: S-Series General 01-09-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,187
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: S-Series Mileage Milestones 100k 150k 200k 250k and beyond

320,000 Miles -Original Engine untouched, Original Transmission with original clutch. Original Back brakes. Front brakes have had new rotors and pads every 80,000 miles or so. Tires last about...
Forum: S-Series General 01-09-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Reliabilityman
Re: Wasnt there a thread for the most miles on here?

Ahh yes Luke was the guy I was hoping to see how he was doing with his. I was in envey when he had around 400,000 miles. Now that I am up to 320,000 :sneeze:miles and havent done a thing to anything...
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