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Forum: S-Series Tech 02-23-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Low coolant light

It's a pretty narrow band. See the pic at post 5 and my experience was in post 11 in this thread.

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=237165

TL;DR: It's not like other cars where...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-23-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Minor Washer pump dilemma

I've made my own washer fluid using a recipe found here. They use way more vinegar in the summer mix than I do. I tested my winter mix by leaving the jug outside in -10F ambient temps. The blue (or...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-23-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 2000 Saturn SL2

I haven't watched this video but it looks like what you want.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yez2cQL1ob8

It's by FiremanCV, who is a member here under user name campus189. He produces quality...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-22-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Minor Washer pump dilemma

It's theoretically possible, as it is about 5% acid, but we are talking about an oz of vinegar in a half gallon of distilled water (gallon, for 3rd gens with the larger washer reservoir). If you wash...
Forum: S-Series General 02-21-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 60,669
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: S-Series Spot and Shot

I was proving I was human when I spotted familiar tail lights
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-21-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Aftermarket Shift Cables

all good news :)

I don't know if you want to bother with it, but I recall a thread where there was some discussion about replacing those bellows with a part sourced from a marine-supply store...
Forum: S-Series General 02-21-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: The latest acquisition

lol, yeah, much to my wife's chagrin.

She lived in Detroit but grew up in the 'burbs, and she always thought having extra cars in the driveway looked "junky". Her grandfather worked at Ford...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-20-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Minor Washer pump dilemma

I've seen blue slime from the food coloring or whatever they use in windshield wiper fluid.

what I've been doing is letting the fluid run low towards end of winder, then using distilled water...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-20-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 1999 SC1 Heater Problem

There's been a few reports of inadequate heat* in the SOHC engines even when everything else is working properly.
*edit: winter time only

Apparently (per Oldnuc, RIP), the Saturn's system is...
Forum: S-Series General 02-20-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,264
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: and so it begins....

^ ^ ^
Same, there was a pretty good thread about stuff you've found at the JY. In addition to the change under the cushions :D

I've gotten a couple of nice screwdrivers, ratcheting wrench, and...
Forum: S-Series General 02-20-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: The latest acquisition

Very kind and generous of you to offer, but that's OK, you keep buying the good ones :)

I'm already out of space. I have to ditch two cars in the driveway before I get another car (and this is...
Forum: S-Series General 02-20-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: '02 SL Rear Seat Removal

^ ^ ^
great diagram! :)

previous thread
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=174230

I couldnt find the richpin vid to check but did find a newer one he did on exhaust, so...
Forum: S-Series General 02-19-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 755
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Saturn Sc1 1998 stalls out on highway

Here's a good thread with links, relating to both cleaning the ICM and inspecting the CPS

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=183568

This may help find a junkyard ICM, or if you...
Forum: S-Series General 02-19-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: The latest acquisition

Not for me, because you buy all the good ones before I see them :D

Congrats on the new acquisition.

Mostly, wait until late morning and the sun melts it all away. If they get a bad snow in...
Forum: S-Series General 02-14-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 556,016 mile junkyard SL1

I read that article, not sure where I saw the link to the story, though. Was either here or on Reddit. Those are my only two Saturn reading sources
Forum: S-Series General 02-14-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 755
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Saturn Sc1 1998 stalls out on highway

Sorry, I should have been more specific but was in a hurry. Saturn S-Series have two lights close to each other. One is the word, "Service" with a wrench symbol. The other is just the words,...
Forum: Introductions & Greetings 02-12-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Greetings from the UK

That's a great pic!

You should check out the model specific forums. More traffic there
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=54
Forum: Introductions & Greetings 02-12-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Hello, Launch Team Member here

Neat! Looking forward to it. A lot of die-hard Saturn fans are in the S-series model specific forum.

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=23

S-Series General would probably be...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-12-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Smell of burning rubber while idling

If you added up all the repairs, probably still less than buying a new car :)
Forum: S-Series General 02-12-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,134
Views: 336,713
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Saturn Craigslist Deal of the Day!

wow, that looks really clean.

The exhaust tip on my muffler doesnt have that many miles and got several coats of hi-temp POR15 and paint, and doesnt look that nice :)

Brake pedal doesnt look...
Forum: S-Series General 02-12-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 755
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Saturn Sc1 1998 stalls out on highway

Probably not the battery though it wouldn't hurt to make sure the terminals are clean and the cables on tight. Failing battery generally shows up as weak starting, not dying while running (a healthy...
Forum: S-Series General 02-11-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6,763
Views: 2,339,588
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Tough call - weighing the amount of money I'll save vs having to go to a DMV office to get a new plate when I start driving again.

Probably will let it lapse since I can drive one of the other...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-10-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Coolant port on intake manifold

Part of it is probably just driving less, so fewer problems crop up. I don't visit nearly as often lately, as my car is pretty well sorted, not driving much, and not having much extra time.

When...
Forum: S-Series Tech 02-10-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Purolator fuel filter info

Looks a little high, should be 45-51 PSI, key on, engine off.

You might get lucky and get one that runs on the low side (the +/- 5 psi). If you run on the high side, you may lose a few mpg...
Forum: S-Series General 02-10-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6,763
Views: 2,339,588
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Cancelled insurance on the SC2 as I'm working form home for the foreseeable future. It's probably been a month since I've driven it. Gotta take the battery out when it's warmer and bring it inside,...
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