Saturn

Saturn repair problems? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

It idles high in park and really high sometimes when I slow…

Customer Question
It idles high in...

It idles high in park and really high sometimes when I slow down. I have replaced the gas cap, vapor canister,evap solenoid swith and purge valve solenoid , checked for leaks in hoses found none,replaced the tps , IAC, EGR, throttle body gasket and cleaned throttle body real good,

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue? What size is your engine?

2001 Saturn sl1 1.9 liter. I also noticed the car doesn't get very warm. The temp gauge only reads barley above the cool mark not even making all the to the quarter mark on the gauge.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '01 Saturn?

SL1

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

YES I already posted what I have done so far.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That's all I have done so far.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Saturn
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Answered in 1 minute by:
11/20/2017
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago
Amedee
Amedee, Saturn Technician
Category: Saturn
Satisfied Customers: 27,638
Experience: ASE certified Technician advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector
Verified

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago

The engine coolant temp sensor can also do this if it goes bad.

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago

Provided the thermostat and rest of the cooling system is working correctly

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
ok
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago

Keep in mind this is a "starting point". My goal is to give you the best experience possible! I hope I have earned a 5-star rating! Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen before you leave today. If you need more assistance, please use the reply box and let me know.

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Would coolant temp sensor cause the car to idle high?
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago

YES thats what I am saying.

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago

The only other possible cause would be an air/vacuum leak.

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
ok I will try replacing that. Also someone said I might need to replace the MAP sensor. would that also have the same effect.
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago

Based on my experience, no.

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
ok thanks will tr that and go from there.
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 5 months ago

You are welcome!

Have a great night and please dont forget to rate.

Ask Your Own Saturn Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Amedee Your Own Question
Amedee
Amedee
Amedee, Saturn Technician
Category: Saturn
Satisfied Customers: 27,638
27,638 Satisfied Customers
Experience: ASE certified Technician advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector

Amedee is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

819 satisfied customers

ASE Master Tech 15+ Years

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Saturn Tech -

636 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Saturn Diagnostics

Gm Tech (Cam)

Gm Tech (Cam)

Saturn Mechanic

572 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Saturn Technician

455 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Don - Mo Lurch

Don - Mo Lurch

Saturn Mechanic

406 satisfied customers

GM, Chevrolet Cert., Heavy Line Mech, Race Shop Owner, Mobile Electronics.

John

John

ASE Certified Technician

375 satisfied customers

Master ASE technician,Master GM technician,40 years experience

cartech

cartech

ASE Certified Technician

305 satisfied customers

25 year master tech and shop owner

< Previous | Next >

Related Saturn Questions
Check engine light is on with code P0378 -- P0141 -- P0420
Check engine light is on with code P0378 -- P0141 -- P0420 --C3F00 … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
2003 saturn vue headlights only work on auto. Everything
yes everything works but only if the headlight switch is on auto … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Saturn Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
455 satisfied customers
Have P0161 and P0056 codes at same time. P0161 and P0056.
Yes, I've cleared the codes and after driving about 10 miles they are back. … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
Im trying to find out the terminology of this part so i can
im trying to find out the terminology of this part so i can buy it to put it in the car. Until i get the correct word auto zone said they cant help me … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Saturn Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
455 satisfied customers
My front passenger door window will not go up. 2007 aura xr.
my front passenger door window will not go up JA: What is the model/year of your Saturn? Customer: 2007 aura xr JA: Are you fixing your Aura yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer: yes JA: Any… read more
Don - Mo Lurch
Don - Mo Lurch
Saturn Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
406 satisfied customers
My radio went into lock mode. I don't have my code anymore.
My radio went into lock mode. I don't have my code anymore. … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
I replaced the alternator. Now after the replacement, any
I replaced the alternator. Now after the replacement, any time the temp goes below 50 degrees, the vehicles lights flash, the speedometer is intermittent, the interior lights flash, basically everythi… read more
Jake
Jake
305 satisfied customers
3 codes 171 174 300 #2 bank too lean #1 bank too lean
3 codes 171 174 300 #2 bank too lean #1 bank too lean missfires how do i correct it … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
2009 Vue. I am. Changed the passenger rear brake light and
Changed the passenger rear brake light and had a problem with the socket, so I had to order a new assembly. Now the car won't come out of park and the left turn signal doesn't work. … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Saturn Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
455 satisfied customers
While in drive and at a stop light with brake applied, the
While in drive and at a stop light with brake applied, the 2006 Saturn But Redline AWD will lunge or at least the vehicle feels like it is trying to move forward. No check engine light has come on. Of… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Saturn Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
455 satisfied customers
My door locks will click lock and unlock while driving or
my door locks will click lock and unlock while driving or not , please help me … read more
Jake
Jake
305 satisfied customers
Battery over the winter battery went down .so. I put a
battery over the winter battery went down .so . I put a charger on the battery went I try to start it now it clicks … read more
Jared D
Jared D
Shop Supervisor
Bachelor\u0027s
3 satisfied customers
Its a 97 s2, my brakes have no power and when i start
Hello, so its a 97 s2 , my brakes have no power and when i start driving it will rev high but will only go up to about 11 miles per hour … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Saturn Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
455 satisfied customers
Bogs down stambles and looses speed and picks up and
bogs down stambles and looses speed and picks up and stambles again … read more
Amedee
Amedee
Saturn Technician
27,638 satisfied customers
2007 Saturn outlook check engine light came on. Stayed on
stayed on went for diagnostic auto zone it said solenoid stuck … read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25 satisfied customers
My radio only plays the tweeters. I had some water in the
My radio only plays the tweeters. I had some water in the connectors and I can't locate the amp. I'm not sure if I have a sub. I don't think I do at all … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
2,367 satisfied customers
It's a 2000. It's a 2008 Saturn Vue. Code P0010. The code is
I am fixing it myself and I put in a cam positioning censor. … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,045 satisfied customers
2003 VUE, 4 cyl, 5spd. oil change approx 1700 miles
2003 VUE, 4 cyl, 5spd. oil change approx 1700 miles ago.200,500 on vehicle. well maintained Today, the red oil can light came on, check oil level down a quart, added quart 5W-30, light not going off. … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Saturn Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
636 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x