Question about 1999 Saturn SL

1 Answer

Noise behind dash after start up.

I just bought a 1999 Saturn for my daughter. When you first start the car and drive about 3 to 8 mph, it makes a winding noise or what I call a "bolt rattling in a coffe can" It lasts for only a couple of seconds then stops. I took it back to the dealer I bought it front and they said it was the ABS/Traction control system initializating and this is normal. I want to make sure this is normal, or is something getting ready to go out.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have the exact same car and it makes the exact same noise (though I've always called it "2 plastic cups banging against each other"). I was also told that it was the ABS/Traction control system and that it was a normal problem. I have had the car since it was new and it has always made this noise. There have been no apparent complications due to the noise or otherwise.

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My 2001 Saturn SL is making a buzz noise under the dash, but stops when i use my blinker or hazards, why?


Noises have to be heard to diagnose, so please have an expert look into this with ears on.

Jun 09, 2016 | 2001 Saturn SL

1 Answer

1999 Lexus RX300 left rear wheel has a rumbling noise sounds like cv joint or bearing its all wheel drive.


Spin that wheel by hand as fast as you can. If you can hear the noise coming from right behind the tire it's probably a wheel bearing.

Sep 04, 2012 | 1999 Lexus RX 300

1 Answer

Deployed air bags


My daughter has a "99 Saturn SC1, and she hit a curb and deployed hers. I (Many years as a mechanic) replaced both bags, the computer which is located under the center console, and the "clock spring" located behind the steering wheel to get it all working. (No air bag light on while driving) The steering wheel airbag melted the clock spring when it fired. I purchased these all used on E-Bay.

Oct 07, 2010 | 1999 Saturn SL

1 Answer

Car will not start after installing CD player into a 1999 Saturn!


Check your Ignition 1 & ignition 3 fuses in the inside fuse block,also check the body fuse 10amp in the inside fuse block.Keyless entry should take back off once you found the blown fuse.hope this helps

May 26, 2009 | 1999 Saturn SL

1 Answer

Short in an Saturn SL 1999


Check your battery connections.You most likely have a loose battery cable at battery.If those check good cllean & tight.check all your grounds

May 02, 2009 | 1999 Saturn SL

1 Answer

2005 Kia Sorento gurgling noise behind dash


Check the water coolant level because some of the hot water goes into the heater radiator behind the dash. Seems you have air in the system.

Mar 30, 2009 | 2005 Kia Sorento

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Saturn SL Logo

Related Topics:

146 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saturn Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

77202 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22265 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8759 Answers

Are you a Saturn Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...