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O3 saturn ion quad coupe all kinds of problems, oil leak,high rev

I have an oil leak of which i can't pinpoint the source but apparently is coming from the tranny (standard 5 speed) its all over the entire bottom part where the arm from the wheel inserts into the fan like housing thing. (bear with me;). Also i have to turn my car off and restart it after driving for 3-4 miles because it idles high at about 15-1800 rpms. on a few occasions i would just be stopped at a light and it would all of the sudden begin to rev and stay at around 1600. Spark plugs i'm assuming? And my engine light comes on and off all the time.

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    From what you have written, you have several different problems...from your descriptions and conclusions, it appears you are not experienced enough to deal with any of them without problems. I suggest that you bring your vehicle to a competent shop for diagnosis.



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Sounds like you need an axle seal for leak, and rev problem should be idle air contolr valve on Throttle body,If high mileage recommend get new throttle body assembly.Note after replacing T/Body will have high idle till driven for a while.

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