I have a 1998 saturn SLR,new plugs,wires,fuel filter,air filter. It stas and runs perfectly but as soon as it hits running temp,dies. let it sit for 2 minutes and it restarts and runs perfectly for hours. I did clean under the coil packs

Asked by Dec 29, 2013 at 02:57 PM about the 1998 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the car starts and runs strong. just as soon as it hits running temp,it dies.nothing will keep it going,not feathering throttle or anything. it will spin but not start. I wait about 2 minutes and it restarts perfectly and will run for hours

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try throwing a crank sensor at it. Tends to be the culprit.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

thank you,I had found the TSB indicating a crank sensor failure. I put one in.....and it worked. thank you again!


Not a problem. Happy driving.

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