I have a 2001 Saturn sl1 with 115,000 miles. It has been running great until about two weeks ago. It cuts off while I'm idling or when I'm turning the steering wheel all the way left or right. I don'w

Nicole Pruitt

Asked by Jun 12, 2015 at 04:53 PM about the 2001 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cuts off while idling, starts back up only with foot on accelerator
Don't wanna get ripped off at the shop. Can you please tell me what you think is

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Sounds like the throttle body, including the IAC (Idle Air Control) valve needs a good cleaning. Also, if you have over 100,000 miles on your Saturn, you're due for a tune up. HTH. -Jim

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