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My 2000 Saturn SL2 will turn over but won't start intermittently. I have to turn the key off and on 2-3 times before I hear the fuel pump engage. If for a fact there is nothing wrong with the fuel pump, what could be causing this irritating problem? Could it be a relay? I've replaced the fuel relay twice.

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  • yuppititus Apr 18, 2009

    My 2000 Saturn SL2 V6 Sedan will turn over but will not catch and run. The Saturn dealership said it was the Crank Sensor(?). $300 and it still does it. It will start cold just fine but sometimes if I make a quick stop, it will not run. I do have a rusting battery cable that has to get replaced but the Dealership said it would only affect the car during the summer. It was only 50 degrees out and raining this day that I am posting my problem. Oh, and I need to replace a fuel filter. Would a basic tune-up work.



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Well sitting here in spain ,i have never seen a saturn only on the tv launching the spàce shuttle,but from the symptoms you describe ??if its car then its a number of things but i would be inclined to clean contacts on everything from the fuse ,relay,pump wiring connector on the fuel sensor assembly and put a bit of grease on all of them.If problem persists then remove the fuel sensor unit from tank and check wires from connector block to pump .If it still takes na few turns of key for pump to work then renew it .and the best of british with the spae rocket

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