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Forum: S-Series General 12-11-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

Well all done, new gates thermostat, new stan coolant sensor.

Took the car for a 75 miles drive, the needle is between the 1/4 and 1/2 mark, when the car is in a complete stop the needle goes up...
Forum: S-Series General 12-05-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

I had the similar problem a few weeks ago, when it was not that cold, engine ruining in more than a normal temperature and no heat from the heater
Forum: S-Series General 12-05-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

I just an update in for my car,
Today was really cold, the water in the coolant reservoir was frozen ( I know my fault ) so the water pump was making noises, also the car was overheating but not...
Forum: S-Series General 09-23-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

What is the best thermostat ?

https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=4647144&cc=1375028&jsn=490
Forum: S-Series General 09-23-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

Where is the coolant sensor ? what parts do I need ?

is the 2001 Saturn, on the other hand when the car is hot and starts to leak from the reservoir if I adjust the cap, it wont leak anymore, when...
Forum: S-Series General 09-22-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

The other day I left early for work, around 430 in the morning, and after 20 minutes and with the engine in normal range, (1/4 gauge ) put the heat on, and it was not heat at all. You guys may be...
Forum: S-Series General 09-22-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

the temperature gauge indicates around 1/4, I bit more, if funny I takes me 30 miles to get to work, when I arrive to the parking lot is when the car starts to leak water

When the car get hot, the...
Forum: S-Series General 09-22-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

I dont think the car is consuming coolant, I think is the reservoir, the plastic is too thin compared to the original, and when it get hot is causing a leak
Forum: S-Series General 09-21-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

I am using water until i solve the problem
Forum: S-Series General 09-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

I am still loosing coolant from somewhere in the system, I went back to a OEM radiator cap, but when the car gets hot, I am loosing water, I am going back to the original surge tank, any idea what is...
Forum: S-Series General 08-16-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Surge tank is problematic

I was able to fix it by tying the cap when the car was hot, it stop the leaking however I dont feel confident that it is going to last
Forum: S-Series General 08-16-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Surge tank is problematic

Well I just replaced the original surge tank because it was leaking when the car get hot, it was leaking trough the cap, so i replaced the cap and it did not help.
Anyway I got another surge tank...
Forum: S-Series General 01-28-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: 185000 miles

Any cheap good filter ? they are expensive ? what is WOT ?
Forum: S-Series General 01-21-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: 185000 miles

So I dont need to change it ?
Forum: S-Series General 01-20-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
185000 miles

Well jut got 185000 miles on the car, after the 2nd alternator the car is working fine, new tires.

I have done the basic maintenance, what else do I need to do to the car ?
When does the Saturn...
Forum: S-Series General 01-13-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Alternator recommendation

The car is working fine, no problems, I took car for a emission test, and they are not able to get a reading, becasue I replaced the alternator and Ikilled the power, they told me I have to put more...
Forum: S-Series General 01-06-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Alternator recommendation

I was able to replace the alternator with a new one, Remi from Rockauto, the car seems to be fine, no problems, I took the old one for a test to autozone and they told me is fine, they tested it 3...
Forum: S-Series General 01-01-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Alternator recommendation

Any tips for the top bolt, I can get it on, everything else was easy, but the top bolt is not going in, help ?
Forum: S-Series General 12-26-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Alternator recommendation

Well I dont what is going on with the car, the battery sign is not on anymore, however service engine soon light is on, the only thing I did was to recharge the battery and put the car back into the...
Forum: S-Series General 12-25-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Alternator recommendation

Which one is good from Rockauto ?
Forum: S-Series General 12-25-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: Alternator recommendation

That the one I had, not that good at all
Forum: S-Series General 12-25-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Alternator recommendation

I need a new alternator, can you guys recommend something decent ? the one I have only lasted not even 2 years, I think is a DBX from ebay.
Forum: S-Series General 12-02-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Need another Saturn ( Focus ) ??

Well is sad my Saturn is almost 190 000 miles, everything is fine, everything is working, but I have the feeling that something major is going to happen, I need a plan B and C

If i can get another...
Forum: Ion General 11-06-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: 2007 Saturn Ion 2, good deal ?

Well I walked away from the car, I went to pick up the car and I was testing the car and the engine light came up, this is the second time, They told me they are going to fix it the 1st I tested the...
Forum: Ion General 10-29-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By SIRPAULGERMAN
Re: 2007 Saturn Ion 2, good deal ?

They took my offer for $4250, only 62000 miles, I did a carfax and the car is clean, no accidents, never went to the dealership for any repairs, just regular oil changes, 1 owner only.

Is a manual...
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