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Forum: S-Series General 06-09-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,303
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 2000 Saturn SL2 cruise control installation

Did you read this thread, linked earlier in post 3 of this thread?

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=178521

Any tool that is used for setting cruise on 3rd gens MUST be online...
Forum: S-Series General 06-09-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,303
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 2000 Saturn SL2 cruise control installation

^ ^ ^
EDIT: ignore the above, I re-read the thread and saw you were talking about the cruise module being from a manual, not the BCM. So all the crap I typed out doesn't apply to your case, lol.
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Forum: S-Series General 06-09-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,303
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 2000 Saturn SL2 cruise control installation

You might be on the right track here.

A few posts ago, trottida mentioned the 96-02 S-series not needing a physical clutch switch because they instituted a virtual switch to detect when the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-08-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 497
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Diagnosing A/C (again)

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=172866
^ ^ ^
I was stumped on my '02 AC not working, until I found this thread

been good for last season and so far this year...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-04-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: How much automatic transmission fluid...

Auto trans, right? Just checking :)

Dex III or ATF marked as Dexron/Mercon compatible. There are some good synthetics that fall under the latter.

I think some TES295 approved fluids also...
Forum: S-Series General 06-04-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Gone, Not Forgotten

Yeah - he knows where you live :D
Forum: S-Series General 06-04-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Gone, Not Forgotten

Bummer, hate to see long time members go :tear:
wait, what? Sounds like a story there. What is the replacement vehicle?

Reminds me of a friend who ran across a guy trying to sell his Gran...
Forum: S-Series General 06-04-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,303
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 2000 Saturn SL2 cruise control installation

One thing to note is that the BCM also is where the 3rd gen's mileage is stored.

So if you pull a BCM from a Saturn with 350k miles, your odometer will change to show 350k miles, once the new BCM...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-02-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: computer for 97 SL1

shop tech: I replaced the sensor but it still has problems. *scratches head* I don't actually know how to troubleshoot electrical beyond replacing parts.

service advisor: Maybe you can throw...
Forum: S-Series General 06-02-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: From Old To New

There might have been one or two fries, but over a dozen cigarettes or butts fell down, trapped between the seat and console.

I also found the PO's house key and a job app with her name, address,...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-01-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: computer for 97 SL1

It's related to her overheat issue in this thread
http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2361818#post2361818

I responded in that thread - it is probably not the computer, but the wrong...
Forum: S-Series Tech 06-01-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Overheat issue

You may have the wrong temp sensor installed.

from that thread


sound familiar? :)

Early Saturns (91-95) used two separate sensors. One temp sender had a single wire connector and drove...
Forum: S-Series General 06-01-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Diff Pin Failure

Oh, man, that sucks! :( Is this the wagon or sedan?

Hopefully you can find a spare trans.

On the plus side, nice pics! :D
Forum: S-Series General 06-01-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Plastic door panel bezel.

It's been a really long time since I pulled that off so details are fuzzy, - but I vaguely recall that after I took that one screw off, I had to slide the bezel forward slightly and then wiggle it...
Forum: S-Series General 06-01-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: From Old To New

You probably already know this, but it's just 4 x E10 head bolts, one at each corner, to remove the seats. The are horizontal at front, vertical at back.

Driver side has that little plug that...
Forum: S-Series General 05-31-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: From Old To New

wow, looks like a completely different car! Nice job on cleaning it up.

I flipped back and forth between the before and first after pic, even the color looks different (maybe the lighting played...
Forum: S-Series General 05-29-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Hit 300,000 miles tonight

Congrats!

I don't think anyone would mind if you posted on dummo's mileage milestone thread here, (http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=205145&page=9&highlight=milestones) or posted...
Forum: S-Series General 05-22-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Cooling system

Completely normal for your year.

We usually refer to the first mark as 1/4 and the middle mark as 1/2. At 3/4 you are running hot and should shut off the engine before 4/4 to prevent damage to...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-21-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: AC Repair

Both times that I had AC leaks on my Saturns, it was at the Schrader valve.

First time, it took a long time to diagnose. Why?

Because when checking to see if the system would hold vacuum, I...
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 2001 SW2 Reverse problem

Check out the How To Library. If you go to the right side of the web page, right before the threads are listed, you will see a "search this forum" button. Click the down arrow, enter the word...
Forum: S-Series General 05-19-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6,868
Views: 2,357,373
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Excellent, new toy! :D (we need a thumbs up "smile/icon")

Ah, OK, sounds like it's more of a temporary thing.

When we built our house, we cheaped out a bit and did a smaller 2-car garage. Our...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-18-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 437
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: 02 Saturn SL won't idle

Pull the other 3 plugs and check them, as billr suggested.

Are they wet with fuel after you try to start the car? Are they fouled? Do you get spark at each these three plugs?

If I...
Forum: S-Series General 05-18-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6,868
Views: 2,357,373
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: What did you do to your S-Series today...

Heh, I moved my SC2 into the garage. For a couple of nights, anyway.

I usually run an extension cord out to the driveway to put the SC2 onto a trickle charger. It;s parked behind my SL2 and...
Forum: S-Series General 05-18-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: I had to do it! It had to be done!

Here's a thread for the OP, specific to 3rd gen coupes with pictures

http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=78228

My 2002 SC2 has a rubber plug on the rear driver side "cubby" in the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 05-13-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By alordofchaos
Re: Can 98 SW2 stereo be switched out for stereo with cassette?f

I'd be curious as to how well the cassette adapter thing works.

Thanks - I think with the Ion stereos, they have the dark gray plastic with the Saturn painted onto the face, so looks more OEM...
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