1995 Saturn sw2 brakes and engine


Asked by Jan 04, 2016 at 03:20 AM about the 1995 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SW2 Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought this car maybe 2 weeks ago
and it has 215,000 I spent 600 knowing it
wasn't a smart choice but I needed a car and
it was all I could find it's a good car just
needs tlc but it's spitting oil from
somewhere bogging and dying when in gear
and idling ruff please help me there's more.

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Also the breaks don't stop on time I think the traction control may need some work and it's makes a sound like drinking the Las of your drink with a straw all fluids seem fine also

Paul Martin

Yeah it's hard to say what the problems are it sounds like you could have anywhere from a bad idle control valve you need to clean your idle control valve and could be also with rough idle the position sensor, could be a lot of different things. The breaks could be the valve inside the ABS module a number of things you just have to like narrow them down do one thing and move on to the next I would say start with a major tune up, also could be a crank position sensor that's another thing goes bad that when it's hard to start the car.

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The car starts fine but drives ruff and bogs I'm thinking about just selling the car as is and get a better one

Paul Martin

Yeah I understand what you mean it might be more trouble than it's worth but it's not unheard of for Saturns to go 4 to 5 hundred thousand miles before they quit I've heard of cases of cars lasting that long so you know maybe get a compression test and that would tell you a lot about the motor but then again your transmissions got that kind of wear too. Might not be worth it I hear you. Maybe you can get a compression test and go forward or just sell it and get something with less miles good luck to you.

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