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1995 Saturn SL1 starting problems !

I have a 95 Saturn SL1 that has completely baffled me. Every morning it starts up fine. As soon as the car seems to warm up it pops the engine service light on and off. That’s not the problem, the problem is any and every time you stop, shut the engine off it will not start. It tries but acts like its not getting enough fuel. Let it sit for several hours, again it will start right up. Sometimes when you put it in park the engine idle will go way up and the engine stalls. I have had all kinds of advice but still problem exists. I get a code 15 on my scanner. What I have replaced so far is the coolant sensor, the canister purge solenoid, the crank shaft sensor, the fuel pump and regulator, fuel filter, I picked up a used PCM changed it out and still have the same problem. If any one has a clue what could be wrong with this car please help me out. I`m going broke trying to figure it out.

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  • Bill Goeringer Nov 04, 2008

    Well I went to Auto Zone and the had a IAC valve 39 dollars so I picked one up. Guess what ,still does the same thing. It will try to start but acts like its flooded . I can relieve pressure from the bleed off valve coming from the filter to the throttle body while someone turns the car over and it will start. Kind a like its got to much presure or something.

  • Bill Goeringer Nov 05, 2008

    are you talking about the fuel regulator, or where on the fuel rail can i find this dude

  • wuizzie Apr 18, 2009

    1995saturn sl1 will start if left overnight but when it gets hot have to hold it to the floor to get itgoing again then it sputters like crazy or if y come to a stop it will shut off and u have to put it to the floor again to get started




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Iac valve that controls the idle its on the intake by the throttle body

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    Jimmy Oct 31, 2008

    thinking bout this one check the intake temp sensor also on the intake box disconect it

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    replace the fuel pressure relief valve on the fuel rail .....

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Ignition control module/coils should set codes 41

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CHECK THE EGR VALVE AND BAY CARBURATOR CLEANER AND CLEAN THE TRITLER BODY INSIDE WHIT THE ENGINE RONING.

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    jaime rios Mar 27, 2009

    the problem is the intake have carbon inside cleaned whit carboraitor cleaner.you go see.whit the engine roning.

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Drain Trans,Remove lower ball joint nut & separate the knuckle from ball joint.Remove 30mm axle nut & gently pry out the axle from trans then tap out axle from hub.

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i just did a car today for nissan 1996 had light on with code po1447 turned out to be purge canister its just a mushroom shaped piece of plastic with 3 vacuum hoses gong to it..

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Change the cam positioning sensor,not the crank sensor,

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SOURCE: where is the purge solenoid and canister on a 1996...

its on the drivers side, behind the rear tire, under the plastic cover. To remove it, lift the rear of the car with ramps and remove the plastic cover under the tire.

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