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1997 Saturn SL 1.9 liter DOHC VIN "8"

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Posted on Sep 02, 2010

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    How does this diagram operate? I mixed up my wiring on my 99 saturm 1.9 SOHC

    Is the big box the top of the engine with cylinders with the spark plugs from left to tight and the

    "small box" the coil terminals (4) from left to right that match these cylinders?


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SOURCE: 1997 saturn sl2 dohc is there a timing belt or chain on it

These engines have a timing chain, not a belt. They also have nylon coated guides under the cover that wear. If you change the chain yourself, or have it done, check the guides as well.

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SOURCE: 1978 pontiac firebird replacing the timing chain

1-8-3-4-6-5-7-2. This stands true for gm '79 v-8's


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