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Old 12-21-2009, 03:25 PM   #17
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1997 SL2
Default Re: It Could Be Time to Buy a Saturn

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I would call the Aura/Malibu 4 cylinder engine much easier to work on than the S engines.
Ah, sweet. Still good to know Saturn was back to its roots (somewhat) with the Aura

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Ever change the oil and filter on the S? Whoever designed the location of the oil filter should be sent to the Gulag. The Ecotec cartridge filter set the bar for ease of changing.
I concur. I actually changed my own oil two weeks ago (or so), and the filter location IS like UGH... WHY?!?!?!

the fact that I had a LOAD of fun () getting that damn filter off doesn't help.
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Brakes are brakes so no difference there.
Eh, still take my brakes to a shop.. that and most anything fuel related...

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Changing coolant pretty much the same for both.
so what, you could easy swap out that dex-cool CRAP for the yellow stuff?

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97 SL2
DOB: 3/19/97
Date Obtained: 5/30/07
Status: Alive, 1/2 exhaust

2004 Merc G.Marquis GS
DOB: 2/4/04
Date Obtained: 7/6/12
Status: Alive, no heat

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