What is wrong?


Asked by Dec 26, 2010 at 08:04 PM about the 2001 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2001 sl1 started but it didn't rev very high, and i had to give it gas to start. i replaced the spark-plugs and the wires and it starts a little better but now when i stop the engine dies unless i give it gas.

2 Answers


That problem used to be the voltage regulator in older cars. But I don't think yours has one. Ask a mechanic what part replaced the voltage regulator in your model and you may find the source of your problem.


your check engine light on?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer


Looking for a Used S-Series in your area?

CarGurus has 474 nationwide S-Series listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Saturn S-Series Experts

  • #1
    Alex Nazarian
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saturn L-Series
280 listings starting at $1,988
Used Honda Civic
391 Great Deals out of 52,297 listings starting at $1,200
Used Saturn VUE
11 Great Deals out of 1,488 listings starting at $2,299
Used Toyota Corolla
703 Great Deals out of 67,254 listings starting at $1,599
Used Ford Focus
400 Great Deals out of 70,443 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
634 listings starting at $999
Used Volkswagen Jetta
430 Great Deals out of 28,437 listings starting at $1,900
Used Toyota Camry
853 Great Deals out of 72,897 listings starting at $1,400
Used Hyundai Sonata
383 Great Deals out of 50,845 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Malibu
635 Great Deals out of 48,775 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
294 Great Deals out of 38,678 listings starting at $1,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.