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Forum: L-Series Tech 03-16-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old radio speakers trick in the L 100

hi pierrot- very good to hear from you. your advice is good . figured i would have to take the door panels off. suspected it would be hellacious. want to keep the sony operating b/c figure it is the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 03-14-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By rfisher
the old radio speakers trick in the L 100

hi sages- have a question for those who have done a radio speaker(s) job on my basic 01 L100. owned this since new and now has 195k miles. have done most of the work/ repairs myself. replaced the oe...
Forum: L-Series Tech 03-14-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2002 2.2 Ecotec timing Question

hi sages - regarding the bent valves resulting from a busted timing chain in the 2.2 L 4 cyl engine wouldnt the short cut remedy be to replace the wrecked head with a used or rebuilt complete...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-27-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,331
Posted By rfisher
Re: 2003 Saturn L200 Anti-Freeze/Coolant Leak?

hi pierrot and other saturn sages- just adding my 2cents. think youre describing a 2.2 4cyl engine, like in my 01 L100. have a persistent slight leak. a few years ago i replaced one of the two rubber...
Forum: L-Series Tech 01-04-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By rfisher
Re: Turn Signals Don't Cancel

hi old new guy- wow rememba that repair from 10 years ago. multi function switch still working. that mechanism is constantly working and wearing. but no problems since. two hidden benefits of it- no...
Forum: L-Series Tech 12-28-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By rfisher
Re: Noise Coming From Timing Belt Cover, Rear Sprocket

wow what an iteration. sometimes these saturns are more ponderous than a neoclassical motif in an iambic pentameter. watch out though for dealers who are tantamount to pernicious troglodytes. have a...
Forum: L-Series Tech 12-25-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By rfisher
Re: analyzing the old rear strut trick in an L

hi chaz- saw the removal of the nut process on a you tube video. heat was employed to it and a lot of pb blaster to the threads. the large long bolt which holds the bottom of the shock to the rear...
Forum: L-Series Tech 12-20-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By rfisher
analyzing the old rear strut trick in an L

hi sages- has anyone here replaced the upper mount on a rear strut on an L100? seems this part has disintegrated on mine causing a rattling/knocking at speed on night runs on thunder road. dont think...
Forum: L-Series Tech 12-20-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By rfisher
Re: Turn Signals Don't Cancel

hi sages- had to replace the turn signal switch unit on the column 10 years ago on the 01 L100. wouldnt cancel by itself. had to take off the 2 column covers and unplug the switch and slide it out....
Forum: L-Series General 12-04-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By rfisher
Re: revisiting the old discontinued saturn L parts trick

hi o2LW- thanks for the info on rockauto rear wheel bearings with hub. their prices are lower. any experience with their bearings O2? thanks tons bob f
Forum: L-Series General 12-02-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By rfisher
revisiting the old discontinued saturn L parts trick

hi sages- despite checking all positive causes, have concluded that my intermittent rumbling noise from the right rear corner of my L100 is right rear wheel bearing worn out. thought this part...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-13-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By rfisher
Re: the old mysterious sounds trick

hi LW- will try what you said. noise is constant on straight away. no abs . dont know if those rear bearings are available . car has 193k all my miles and rears never replaced. will drive it and...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-12-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By rfisher
the old mysterious sounds trick

hi sages - heres one ive been stumped on . a few days ago my 01 L100 has developed a noise when rolling down the road. no noise when sitting and idling. it is an intermittent soft knocking noise...
Forum: L-Series Tech 11-06-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By rfisher
Re: Key Won't Turn To Off Position At Times. Key Comes Out - the old key trick Run.

hi chaz and fdryer- had this same problem 10 years ago with my 01 L100. figured first the key was worn out. tried the spare key and no soap. figured then the cylinder was worn out. although i could...
Forum: L-Series General 10-03-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By rfisher
Re: Starter Location 2000 LS2

interesting comment fd. probably right. cabin air filter in my 4 cyl L is a pain in the keaster. its under a flimsy plastic door on the fire wall. popping it up cracked the cover so i will have to...
Forum: L-Series General 10-03-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By rfisher
Re: Starter Location 2000 LS2(the old starter trick)

hi pierrot and brutha sages- that is a good dianosis i believe. have diagnosed and replaced a number of starters over the years. what typically fails in a starter is the solenoid which when the...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-27-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By rfisher
Re: Forum is dull

hi LW- sounds like you have planned for the next war or depression. how did you ever find a used manual trans for an L ? are permanent monthly car payments the only thing on the horizon? even joltin...
Forum: L-Series General 09-25-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By rfisher
Re: Does a failing brake light switch cause more than one problem?

hi sages- the wizard control was a switch on the driver side of the floor or tunnel which allowed you to turn on or off the free wheeling mode of the overdrive transmission. this was used on level...
Forum: L-Series Tech 09-25-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By rfisher
Re: Forum is dull(the old elusive car trick)

hi sages and possible members of the lost cause- an interesting and unique thread here of comment and inquiry. actually raises a broader and more serious question. suppose one wanted to acquire a...
Forum: L-Series General 09-21-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By rfisher
Re: Does a failing brake light switch cause more than one problem?

hi pierrot- oh hell. now the old stoplight switch trick. been in many wars, but havent encountered this one yet. but always want to be ready for an enemys sneak attack. no cruise control,blinker...
Forum: L-Series General 09-11-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By rfisher
Re: Moving On

hi saturn sages-have had a 92 volvo 245 wagon for 10 years. bought it used and has been a very good car. durable and reliable. one of the best 4 cyl engines i have seen. this model was made 76- 92...
Forum: L-Series General 08-26-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By rfisher
the old L series wagon trick

hi sages- not optimistic but still looking for a L series wagon with the 2.2 4cyl. and a 5 speed stick shift. told that engine and trans not available in the wagon. found neither of those statements...
Forum: L-Series General 08-17-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By rfisher
Re: Low Power and Engine rattle. beware of all shysters

hi pierrot- interesting experience. my 01 L with the 2.2 4 has the chain which i replaced at 150k due to noise but it didnt bust and wreck the engine. quiet and runs fine since. approaching 192k....
Forum: L-Series General 08-12-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By rfisher
Re: Low Power and Engine rattle-old rubber band trick

hi jarvis and other sages of saturn- amazes me that when the saturn S and later the L came out with great fanfare as a new departure in auto manufacturing , they went the cheap route with the v6 and...
Forum: L-Series Tech 08-06-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By rfisher
Re: Missing EGR Valve ? get a load of this

hi brutha sages- i dont think the 01 4cyl L100 i have is blessed with an egr valve. cant find it in my books or on the manifold like on older tanks. asked chevrolet dealer(successor to saturn) shop...
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