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Forum: S-Series Tech 12-01-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Front End 'Growl" When Turning Right -- Mount?

damages to the car (2015 nissan sentra) were $4,100 according to adjuster. we've got the car in the shop...still. but no rush.

good news is that it was indeed the top passenger side engine mount...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-10-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Front End 'Growl" When Turning Right -- Mount?

thanks for the diagram/photos and the answers to my initial questions.

at this point i need to get my son in law (uncertified mechanic) to hop in the car and listen to the symptom and then...
Forum: S-Series Tech 11-08-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By kewlpop
Front End 'Growl" When Turning Right -- Mount?

Hello,

1995 Saturn SL (manual 5 speed) 175,000 mis.

I am back again. Been a while since I had almost exasperated myself trying to figure out hesitation in my vehicle only to discover it was...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-25-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL cruise control not working, or intermittent at best

no air bag warning lights.

are there any photos or diagrams of where this clutch switch is located?

what involves 'adjusting' the switch? do i need any tools other than a screwdriver?

thanks...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-25-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By kewlpop
1995 Saturn SL cruise control not working, or intermittent at best

Searching online for any clues to help me get my cruise control working again.

This was a factory add on when I purchased the vehicle and within the first few years of the car's life, I have had...
Forum: S-Series Tech 09-13-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

I FEEL LIKE SUCH AN IDIOT

after driving the car over the summer with the persistent hesitation issues, yesterday, to and from work, the car was running on 3 cylinders. no question about it.
...
Forum: S-Series General 07-19-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL Overheating

thank you all for helping me troubleshoot this issue. i am officially considering this case satisfactorily resolved and closed (for now).

this has sparked my motivation in continuing my...
Forum: S-Series General 07-19-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL Overheating

****LIGHTBULB MOMENT*****

i may not be the sharpest tack at times, but i'm guessing the reason my temp gauge needle never went above the 1/4 mark was that the thermostat was stuck wide open.
...
Forum: S-Series General 07-18-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL Overheating

mileage has been erratic lately since i have another ongoing issue with bucking and hesitation. (this happens under load, and you can definitely tell there is a miss at idle).

but memorial day...
Forum: S-Series General 07-18-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL Overheating

i'm not so sure my car is overheating now. i think i'm just freaked out.

maybe all along it was was my coolant temp sensor. i think i was so hyperfocused on the fact that my dash temp gauge wasn't...
Forum: S-Series General 07-18-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL Overheating

below i've transfered pieerot's message from l series tech.

It's certainly strange to me, but I have no direct experience with a S Series vehicle. Based on your description, it seems to me that...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-18-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL Overheating

fyi. i have moved this to the s series tech forum.
Forum: S-Series Tech 07-17-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Bucking at highway speeds

check the mileage again...you say 35k?

anyway. i've got bucking problems as well, in addition to, now, an unrelated overheating issue.

i haven't got my hands on one yet, but i'm in need of an...
Forum: S-Series General 07-17-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kewlpop
1995 Saturn SL Overheating

Hello all. I've got another thread still active on a hesitation/bucking symptom, but recently, last week, after coming home from work (a 12 minute drive, mostly highway) i noticed the gauge was above...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-17-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By kewlpop
Re: 1995 Saturn SL Overheating

[SORRY...THIS AN S-SERIES TECH THREAD] my bad. thanks pierrot.

so i did some more checking. i took the rear rubber hose off coming from the metal hose connected to the back of the valve cover...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-17-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By kewlpop
1995 Saturn SL Overheating

Hello all. I've got another thread still active on a hesitation/bucking symptom, but recently, last week, after coming home from work (a 12 minute drive, mostly highway) i noticed the gauge was above...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-07-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

does leak checking the exhaust require a back pressure tester gauge, or some other tool(s)? i would assume these two are closely related. what other test in addition to the back pressure test should...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-07-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

i haven't done much with car since last post. just lazy and busy with other things i guess. BUT, i am very perplexed. i just filled up and averaged 35.38mpg. pretty impressive in my book. why is that...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-16-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

hello all. not much has changed since last post. the car seemed to drive fine, then recently i am experiencing the hesitation issues again. i am about half way through completing the DIY back...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-24-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

Photos: Hi Resolution for zooming!

http://www.saturnfans.com/photos/showphoto.php/photo/56723/title/1995-saturn-sl-flex-ex/cat/500
...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-24-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

found it...(the leak)

it's at the rear end of the flex pipe (braided)...connecting to the cat.

not sure what the best repair option is though. time to search the forums.

surprisingly enough,...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-24-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

yes. thank you for the strong words of caution. in most cases i am not paranoid by nature, but this is the exception.

all other problems are of temporary no concern until i can get this exhaust...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-23-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

i figured maybe i was being overly cautious.

i'll try again maybe tomorrow. have to travel today.

one other note of concern that has crept up within the last few weeks is the smell of exhaust...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-22-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

hello saturnfans. i hope your week has been most excellent. the car is still running fine for the moment. last night i attempted a steam clean.

'attempted' you say? well yes. i didn't have a...
Forum: S-Series Tech 04-17-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By kewlpop
Re: Exhaust Back Pressure, Catalytic Converter

i'll do it!

but not sure when. thanks for posting the simple easy instructions.

one other question. i noticed there is something actually called the knock sensor. is this sometimes a fail item,...
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