Saturn will not sell the bushing alone. I guess it depends on if the car need's any other repairs be side's the clutch. The occupants sustained muscles pulls, bumps, and bruises. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, an d mechanic determined that transmission and windshield wiper motor needed to be replaced. I spoke to a member of the service department who informed me that the disengagement of the shifting rod assembly, and concurrent damage to the plastic ball-joint cover was a common problem. Despite generally good performance and reliability, several issues have become common across Saturn's lineup of vehicles.
Anytime you have a piece of metal or plastic inside a hollow bore or hole with a tight clearance between the two pieces of material you have a situation for wear. Finding this kit, I was unsure as to whether or not it would be the fix I needed. The main problem lies in the transmission valve body. The mechanic informed the driver that the asm-m cable lever for the transmission needed replacement. I've read on several forums that this is not only symptomatic of the make and model of my car, but predominate in quite a few of the models in the Saturn family. So, in a certain sense, I have had even more time to study transmissions.
There was a lot of fluid on the ground, and the vehicle had to be towed to the contact's residence. I took it to the dealer the following morning and they told me that I need a new transmission but couldnt explain how or why it happened. Even though they may not actually put a lot of miles on the car. The contact stated that he was reversing from a residential driveway when he shifted to first gear and the shifter cable became detached from the shifter lever. My car was stuck in reverse.
Other recalls have dealt with Saturn steering systems, transmissions and parking brakes. Our reputation in this business is our pride and we stand behind all of our products for sale. Saturn vehicles are also known for a series of transmission problems, many of which are costly to repair. It took him the better part of the day to do both parts. Every one is taken completely apart and rebuilt. Buy Honda or Toyota from now on.
Several recalls, both major and minor, have affected Saturn vehicles over the years. I attempted to have it looked at by the dealer they said they couldn't replicate the problem. There not hard to replace there pretty easy. The failure mileage was 117,000. Gear failure while driving increases the risk for vehicle crash.
In 2009, over 16,000 Saturn Ions were recalled to repair problems with the exterior lighting. I hope to never have to buy the kit again, but will but from CarSaturn again if that needs comes! I've since had the fluid changed to no avail of correcting the problem. To learn more, see our. As the valve goes back and forth, from the front of the bore to the back of the bore, we have a situation where the valve or piece of material that is sliding back and forth in that area will wear the bore out, from the sliding action. One to correct the delay and harsh jolt putting the vehicle into gear- especially reverse. Will check slave cylinder next.
As opposed to a person who puts lots of miles on the car on the highway, buy does not have to use reverse very much. Since the valve body is made of a very low grade cast aluminum, the actual casting is subject to wear. Failure was total, shifting was impossible, was lucky to be able to get to the side of the road. Founded in 1985, the Saturn division of General Motors began selling cars in 1991. I've tried letting the car roll a little bit and this does not seem to help. I thought they ripped us off.
High mileage is usually defined as over 100,000 miles, but that will vary according to usage. The consumer stated the failure happened while he was stopped in his driveway. My whole family has saturn's and they really enjoy them too. While driving approximately 50 mph, the contact heard a loud bang. The only item I wish would have been included was something to secure the clutch pack from spring when trying to torque the input and output shaft nuts. Really unfortunate that the Saturn dealer is closed so we have no warranty recourse.
I believe that the dealership in manchester, nh knowingly sold it to me like this since I had brought up a very slight speed up effect the car had to the car sales woman, and she had told me that it was because the car had a slightly more powerful engine than the 4. I found it on www. Thanks Changed out the slave and master clutch cyls, they are sold as one unit ready to install with fluid already bled. In the case of problems with these vehicles, owners have reported worn cooling lines and bent clutch disks. Tags: , , , , , Posted in.