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Forum: Introductions & Greetings 02-13-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,088
Posted By cheribob
Re: so why did they stop making Saturns?

I know this is an old post. However, I totaled my 2003 Saturn L300 in January. I ended up buying a 2013 Toyota Camry as a replacement. That got me to wondering why I could not buy a Saturn anymore &...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-31-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By cheribob
Re: So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu

Another photo. Bye bye, problem child.
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-31-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By cheribob
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-31-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By cheribob
Sad So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu

Well, I have come to post my last post. Last Friday, January 23 I totaled my 2003 L300 with 180K on it.

I was driving home after work. Some 24 year old man driving a borrowed car made a left turn...
Forum: Aura General 01-10-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,745
Posted By cheribob
Re: Replacing turn signal switch?

Geopappas- my boyfriend thanks you for posting the detailed, precise, explicit instructions for changing the multifunction switch. He said the most difficult part was pulling out the old unit. He...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-10-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By cheribob
Re: Unusual Headlight Operation

Boyfriend just came in from changing the multifunction switch. Thank you for the help. Once again Saturn Fans has saved me several hundred dollars. :)
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-10-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By cheribob
Re: Unusual Headlight Operation

Thank you so much for this post. I am having the exact same problem with the headlights on my 2003 L300! Boyfriend is on his way over to attempt to replace the multifunction switch.

I know I can...
Forum: L-Series General 09-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By cheribob
Re: LW300 hood release stopped working......

The GM mechanics were popping it open with a screwdriver!:dizzy:
Forum: L-Series General 07-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By cheribob
Re: Hood latch not working

Here I thought you would be so impressed. I had no idea doing that would encourage car thieves. :no:

It is not the hood cable. It is the latch.

Boyfriend already has worked on it several...
Forum: L-Series General 07-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By cheribob
Re: LW300 hood release stopped working......

See my post from 7/23/2014. My boyfriend designed a very inexpensive work around. The post is titled "Hood Latch Not Working".
Forum: L-Series General 07-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By cheribob
Re: Hood latch not working

I don't know why I could not post two pictures. But here is what it looks like from the inside.
Forum: L-Series General 07-23-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By cheribob
Hood latch not working

I have a 2003 Saturn L300 with 180k on odometer. I am the original owner. Back in 2012 my hood latch stopped working. After I searched these forums I found a post on how to tighten the cable. My...
Forum: L-Series Tech 02-07-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By cheribob
Re: Dealer Service Department wants $4500 for SES light

Thanks again, Pierrot & Fdryer. And thank you, too, Russet. That was a lot of time & thought that you put into your answer. I am getting to the point that I want to start working on this car!
Forum: L-Series Tech 02-07-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By cheribob
Re: Dealer Service Department wants $4500 for SES light

OK, I have my two invoices in front of me.

Woody Buick:

"Codes: P2107, P0128 - recommendation - Need throttle body and t-stat. Also has history of misfires. Recommend injector service.
...
Forum: L-Series Tech 02-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,893
Posted By cheribob
Re: How many miles are on your L?

I drive a 2003 L300. I am the original owner. It has 168K miles on it.

I went through a spate of repairs at 69,000 miles. I replaced thermostat & shift solenoid.

Then there was the body...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-31-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By cheribob
Re: Dealer Service Department wants $4500 for SES light

Pierrot & Fdryer, thank you very much. Especially you, Fdryer. You have helped me so many times with L300 issues & bad service departments. My boyfriend is going to contact a mechanic friend to see...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By cheribob
Re: Dealer Service Department wants $4500 for SES light

Just got off the phone with Bill Kay Buick. Service tech there said new thermostat would be $525 plus tax.
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-30-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By cheribob
Re: Dealer Service Department wants $4500 for SES light

Sorry I can't add. Dealer only wants $3200.
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By cheribob
Dealer Service Department wants $4500 for SES light

Ok, SES light has been on for a few weeks. So I went to Autozone to have the codes read. Autozone guy said this was a common code & sold me some STP. After the addition of STP SES light went off for...
Forum: S-Series General 09-05-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By cheribob
A Saturn Tale

I bought my plum colored 1995 Saturn SL-1 in August of 1995. I babied that car. It was garage kept & had oil changes every 3,000 miles. I had all the routine maintenance performed on that car. Never...
Forum: L-Series General 06-05-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,264
Posted By cheribob
Re: 2004 L300 Hood Release

Fdryer - thank you again so much! I could not get my hood open last weekend. SO followed your instructions to fix the hood latch. He says it works great now "Like brand spanking new."

You have...
Forum: L-Series General 06-21-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By cheribob
Re: Dealer repaired CPS but broke AC?

Here is an update on the A/C problem. FF checked the pressure in the system & he said it was OK. He took it to a mechanic friend. The friend said there was no coolant in the system.

After a...
Forum: L-Series General 04-08-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By cheribob
Re: Dealer repaired CPS but broke AC?

Thank you again, Fdryer. BF said the line was not broken. I will ask him for more details.
Forum: L-Series General 04-08-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By cheribob
Dealer repaired CPS but broke AC?

Ok, here we go again. I have had more trouble with THIS car than with ANY car I have EVER owned! :upset:

I just had the 2003 L-300 into Saturn of Naperville to replace the CPS about a month ago....
Forum: L-Series General 03-11-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,159
Posted By cheribob
Re: L300 won't start when engine warm

Fdryer - I called Saturn of Naperville and made an appointment to have the CPS replaced. They did not want to believe me when I told them I needed a crank position sensor (CPS). They quoted me $250...
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