can i use a 97 saturn sl tranny in a 99 saturn sl


Asked by Sep 05, 2012 at 10:58 AM about the Saturn S-Series

Question type: Car Customization

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Yes, any transmission from 92-02 will work. Provided its from an s series.

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No they will not... Unless you have a car with a manual transmission and are swapping in another manual transmission, then you can use any S-series transmission, 91-02. Now if you have cruise control, you need to keep the same transmission that the PCM needs, or else it will not work with the different gear ratios (See:

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Now if you have an automatic transmission, youd have to choose the correct transmission that goes with your car. Again, refer to that website: Or else youd have to swap pcms. Its a lot more complicated than David knows...


The number of gears in those transmissions are the only difference. They never changed to gear ratios in a Saturn.

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