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Forum: L-Series Tech 08-25-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By GregS&L
Re: bulbs, tire rotation and dirty tricks

^Agree with front to back & visa versa rotation on the same side of the car. On FWD cars the front tires usually wear faster than the rears. A good floor jack positioned on or about the middle of the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-24-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By GregS&L
Re: exhaust or muffler Seal

Keep in mind that a few states (Virginia included) will fail a state vehicle safety inspection if any exhaust pipes, mufflers, catalytic converters, etc. are found to be “repaired” with patches, tape...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-19-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 2001 Heater Core inside connection

^^I assume the o-rings you are trying to install are the correct size. If so you should slather some grease on the o-rings and the interfacing pipes before installing. Silicone grease such as 3M...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,830
Posted By GregS&L
Re: Brake Line Diagram?

The attached from the FSM may assist you. You may need to blow it up a bit to see the individual lines better.

This past summer one brake line going to the rear brakes sprung a pinhole leak. It...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-03-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By GregS&L
Re: L300 sensor between crankshaft and ac pulley what is it

That is the Engine Oil Pressure (EOP) switch. It screws directly into the oil pump assembly. See attachments.
Forum: L-Series General 08-15-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By GregS&L
Re: L100 instrument light rheostat needed

I need to ask - why are you replacing the rheostat? Is it broken/worn out beyond repair or is it simply causing the IP lights to flicker in an erratic manner?

If all the IP lights are flickering,...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-28-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 4cyl ac line replacement.

Strongly agree! Patience and a well rested mind are your friends. I remember I slept on it that night and finished this challenge out the next day....
Forum: L-Series Tech 04-28-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By GregS&L
Re: Saturn 2000 L200/Washer Fluid Sensor

I had the same issue a few years ago. The washer fluid dash light stayed on with a full container. Initially the light came on intermittently. Later it stayed on all the time.

The problem was a...
Forum: L-Series Tech 04-15-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By GregS&L
Re: Water leak drivers side floorboard

If you have water sloshing around the inside of your door, you probably have clogged door drain vents. These rectangular shaped drain “holes” are at the bottom of your doors – believe there are at...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-27-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By GregS&L
Re: l300 timing belt problem

I agree with pierrot that you have an unusual situation. It has been about 5 years since I last changed out a timing belt and pulley set, but here are a few things to consider.

1 – In 2002, the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 10-01-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,311
Posted By GregS&L
Re: A/C Liquid Line Replacement

I recently replaced the 2 line set (liquid line & suction line) going to & from the TXV on the evaporator coil. Is my posted picture the line set you are having issues with? In my case the pipe...
Forum: L-Series Tech 06-20-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By GregS&L
Re: A/C leak and repairs

Same here, the a/c is just fine since I opened the system up May 2016 to replace (what I think) was a stone damaged condenser. While I was at it, I replaced the 2 high pressure lines going to the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 08-25-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By GregS&L
Re: I need a RockAuto discount #

FWIW, there actually is a RockAuto rep that has been posting discount codes (among other things) for quite some time in the General Saturn Discussion Category.

Below is the latest 5% discount...
Forum: L-Series Tech 08-12-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By GregS&L
Re: P0455 after P0442

I too was puzzled a while back when the P0442 check engine light came on at seemingly random times – sometimes several weeks or more would pass. :dizzy: The engine light seemed to come on only when I...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-24-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,916
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 02 l300 3.0 fuel pump?

^^ +1
After reading this thread for the first time, it also seems to me that the issue is with fuel pressure/flow. The fuel pressure after the regulator seems to be good at 42 psi for a while and...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-02-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 02 saturn l300 3.0 ac condenser replacement

The factory recommends 100 PAG oil with R134a - that is what was originally installed. Some might, but I personally would not mix ester oil (sometimes called POE oil) with PAG oil. I prefer...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-02-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 02 saturn l300 3.0 ac condenser replacement

The 2 green o-rings are installed in a groove on the 2 male fittings that are inserted into the 2 holes in the drier. It should be well lubricated preferably with mineral oil. There should be some...
Forum: L-Series Tech 07-01-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 02 saturn l300 3.0 ac condenser replacement

I feel your frustration. The pipes are not lining up even close with the drier. The pipe from the condenser goes to the inlet hole on the outside of the drier. The outlet hole in the center of the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 06-30-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 02 saturn l300 3.0 ac condenser replacement

I suppose it is possible, but the only way R134a could get into the engine combustion chambers and out the exhaust would be entrance through the air intake pipe located near the front grill. The...
Forum: L-Series Tech 06-06-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By GregS&L
Re: 2000 Saturn Ls2 3.0 v6

To disconnect the ECM connectors from the ECM, lift the aluminum lever up (a plastic locking tab needs to be pressed down to release the lever). Lifting the aluminum lever up will begin to move a...
Forum: L-Series General 05-14-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By GregS&L
Re: small evap leak...

^^That about summarizes my experiences with this job. I replaced these pipes last month. The P0442 code (Evap System Small Leak Detected) popped up around mid March.

After looking at the very...
Forum: L-Series Tech 04-21-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By GregS&L
Re: Missing Something Here?

[QUOTE=hoodun;2190419]Did I miss something when I reassembled the intakes? Does anyone know what this thread is for? That's the throttle actuator on the right.

Believe you forgot to install the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 03-19-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By GregS&L
Re: Crankshaft (Harm-Balance) bolt unavailable

A quick internet search shows them available at many GM dealers. Click on the link below. Your bolt is listed as…
- 007 BOLT. Engine Crankshaft/Timing GM p/n: 24465607 $16.96
...
Forum: L-Series Tech 03-09-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By GregS&L
Re: Loose crankshaft bolt=killed engine

^^ I too am very sorry to learn of this misfortune. Now all your time, labor and parts expenses are gone for the most part. :(

yatipope. Not sure you were aware or not, but the crankshaft gear...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-30-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By GregS&L
Re: L series Fuel line Part #'s Help please

I took a quick look at the Saturn fuel tank parts on the Nally/GM web site:...
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