However, after it finally starts then it starts up fine every time after until the very next time I put gas in it. Both front wheel bearings failed at 59,000. I was told that the hybrid battery on my vehicle has to be replaced. The interior is attractive and comfortable and it can carry quite a bit with the rear seats down. Check your mileage they have a special coverage period for this Trans through Saturn Dealer!! I later heard that others had a similar issue with the vehicle and pointed at a camshaft sensor as the culprit. Research indicated the probable cause to the the Camshaft Position Sensor Actuator Solenoid akaOil Control Valve on the intake side.
On warm days the gas expanded and gas fumes vented backwards through the vented cap to the atmosphere. Looked like James Bond from the back!! Archived from on April 23, 2009. Goodyear flashed the computer and resolved the issue. It was the first vehicle to use the when it was introduced in 2001 for the 2002 model year. Repair facility warrantied repair for 2 years. Before replacing it see if you can blow thru it if you can thenits stuck open.
Temp fix is to jam shifter into park. Local shop indicated bring to dealer. I ran into a problem of it starting but only running for about 15 min, So I replaced the Crank Position sensor. Fuel pump wouldn't hold pressure. Body still looks great, no rust, paint glossy even though it has never enjoyed being kept in a garage. Mechanic was unable to recreate the problem but it has happened to me at least 6 30645 km Campaign notification on 2 problems.
The vent valve is a dealer item. The bulletin states that under some conditions, you may encounter a Solara or Camry P0440, P0441, P0446 trouble code. Air leak in emission system. Replaced 1 coil pack, mechanic thought cam timing off. The labor and parts would cost well over what the car was worth. Removed cleaned replaced o-rings resealed oil pump and oil filter housing. The techs can hear the noise and see what is rattling, but cannot repair it.
And I'd be dumb not to praise the fine folks at Saturn for all their great and cheap service on my baby. Alternator replaced, car battery and 3 hybrid batteries replaced. I expressed my displeasure since 2 previous trips took over 10 day to get parts. Oil was changed at this time. Fuel pump was replaced twice before they gave up. The issue might also be accompanied by a trouble code P0446, relating to a vent system performance.
Traded with valve cover gaskets blown. The air flow coming into the engine is accumulated and used to determine if the vehicle has been driven within the conditions that would allow the engine coolant to heat up normally to the thermostat regulating temperature. Hazard light on dash repaired. All it takes is a pin hole in these emission systems to screw it all up. Determine a engine misfire set off the engine light. If you cant blow thru it then its probably not the problem. You may be unable to fill the tank beyond ¾ full or less.
I met my vehicle in excellent condition. Tech bulletin from Saturn forum explained problem and fix. Leaked about a quart onto the exhaust manifold during the 50-mile drive to the dealer, smoke city! Ironically, the part was replaced once already. Dec 11, 2015 That is a problem in the evaporative emission control system. Although the problem sorted itself, this is a major intrinsic defect, which can put an owner at a substantial risk when travelling on a highway. This sits right on top of the head of the engine.
I got an oil change at the same time. Attached the intake back and went to start it and was making all sorts of weird noises. It is a v6 3 ltr automatic I belive there is a little tab you push to the side to release the hose then pull the hose off. They told me I could take it to the dealer, but I haven't because I have not had any problems. To repair they went over the entire charging system making some modifications and updated software. Vehicle has 3 converters overall.