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Forum: L-Series General 11-20-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Tire Pressure correct PSI

This is what you get when you go off OEM. I can only suggest contacting the people who supplied and fitted the tires they sold you. It should not be a guessing game, certainly not with tires.

I...
Forum: L-Series General 11-20-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Tire Pressure correct PSI

Decal for tire pressures is on the rear passenger door behind drivers door. It's not complicated.
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-16-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 988
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: 2004 Saturn L300 will not fire

According to the Haynes Manual, the fuel pressure specs for the V6 are 39 to 49 psi.
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-14-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Buzzing noise in throttle body

I watched your video and all I could hear was the loud tapping. So I guess that is the noise you are trying to convey to us. It is very difficult to make any accurate diagnosis when you are not...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-11-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Oil change indicator

Depending on what side of the pond you are manufacturers quote differnt oil change intervals! GM and other manufacturers in Europe a good while ago developed longer times between oil/filter changes....
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-10-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Oil change indicator

I get what these articles say (some were written 7 years ago) BUT key to "oil life" is the oil itself. I doubt any of these articles takes that into account.

I don't want this thread to degenerate...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-09-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Oil change indicator

My son's L300 has been with us over 5 years now and I can't remember all the oil/filter changes I have done on it. I always reset the indicator but to be honest I don;t bother with it. I just the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-08-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 988
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: 2004 Saturn L300 will not fire

Thanks for clarifying the state of the gas in the tank.

Whilst I am no expert, it's basically a process of elimination. To run the engine you need 3 things; gas, air and spark. You said that it...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-08-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 988
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: 2004 Saturn L300 will not fire

I will repeat my earlier question as it hasn't been answered at all....

HOW OLD IS THE GAS IN THE TANK????

You also said there is no gas cap and you are getting an evap error as well.

If the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-07-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Please help need to identify a part

Car manufacturers are required to maintain parts for outgoing models for 10 years after they stopped making the vehicle. The last year for the L series was 2005 BUT you have to also remember that...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-07-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Please help need to identify a part

Here's a link to O'Reillys. They are showing the items

https://www.oreillyauto.com/search?q=brake+servo+check+valve

There is a right angle Dorman check valve shown which poster DFryer said he...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-07-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Please help need to identify a part

In my research on this, there was a Dorman right angle valve and also the one I highlighted in my earlier post which is an inline check val;ave same as that on the L series.

I think the poster...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-07-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Where can I get this part either online or in store?

As I remarked earlier having 2 threads on the same subject causes confusion AND frustration. If you look at the other thread you have going you will see I posted a replay that you can get a universal...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-07-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Please help need to identify a part

This is a Universal Check Valve. This may work

https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/dorman-help-vacuum-check-valve-universal-47149/5707110-p
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-07-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Where can I get this part either online or in store?

You have already started a thread on the exact same issue. Please do not start multiple threads on the same subject. It confuses members and does not do you any favors in getting answers.
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-07-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Please help need to identify a part

Found this old thread (2013) on exactly the same issue. The poster had exactly the same problem 6 years ago sourcing a replacement part as well.
...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-04-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 988
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: 2004 Saturn L300 will not fire

How old is the gas in the tank as you said it unknown when it last started?

Also general question, you said there is no gas cap. If you install a gas cap, then that is one less factor to cross of...
Forum: L-Series General 10-22-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: comparing the Lseries V6 to the 4 cyl

Background information on the V6 used in the L series. Designed by GM, it was built at the Ellesmere Port assembly plant in the UK and became known as the Ellesmere engine.
...
Forum: L-Series General 10-10-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Coilovers

in Europe the L series was based on the Vectra B Use that designation in all your research.

The Opel Vectra on which the L series, Saab 95 and 93 is based was sold widely throughout Europe and...
Forum: L-Series Tech 10-08-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Should I change the timing belt ?

Would I put an unused 15 year old rubber timing belt on my car? In a word...NO!

Rock Auto show their most popular Gates Timing belt for the car at $16.72 + shipping. I think a replacement engine...
Forum: L-Series Tech 10-07-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Should I change the timing belt ?

This is a good question. Thankfully my Suburban has a chain.

When we bought my son's 2003 L300 5 years ago, it had 125K on the clock. I asked of the timing belt had been replaced and was told yes...
Forum: L-Series Tech 10-07-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,943
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: L300 Intermittent Hard Transmission Shift

Sorry to appear the cynic, but $1650 for a tranny + installation cost would make the tranny worth about 3 times more than the car as whole. I would suggest standing back and looking at the overall...
Forum: L-Series Tech 10-04-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: trans type

Your profile states you have a Vue. This is the L series forum. You will likely get the more accurate information by posting in the Vue Forum.

You may also find this link useful;...
Forum: L-Series General 10-03-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Stabilizer Bar Bushing Insulators

This supplier appears to have them

https://www.carid.com/2002-saturn-l-series-performance-sway-bars/
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-27-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By floridasl22002
Re: Floor jack lift points, stand placement

I have always used the mall trolley jack on my son's L300. Never used the car's jack.

The problem with using the jacking points on the seam welds is that as the cars get older and rust starts to...
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