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Saturn 2001 S series Fuel Hissing

I have a 2001 Saturn S Series. We replaced the fuel filter, the spark plugs, the ignition coil housing, the spark plug wires, and used Fuel injector cleaner at a full tank, as well as a 1/2 tank as posted in one of the forums, as well as followed all possible other reasons for the sputtering, and hissing and loss of oomph! , yet, now, I feel I may just have to shoot'er! ANY ADVICE PLEASE!!! I AM DESPERATE! .. thanks in advance.

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I would agree with satanssaturn. It does sound like you're sucking air from somewhere. I just went through a similar ordeal with my SC1.
Initially I thought my problem was electrical, so I changed all the plug wires and changed out no 1/4 coil because my code reader said I was getting a misfire on No. 1 and 4 cylinder. That didn't change so I replaced the the Ignition Module, still high idle. Then I replaced the Idle Air Control Valve; still no change. Next I pulled off all the fuel injectors and sent them to Witchhunt to have them cleaned. Still no change. Still idling at 2,000 to 3,000 RPM. I happened to read on the Saturn Forum Website that if an Intake Manifold Gasket is faulty, just spray some brake cleaner on the backside of the motor and if it stumbles, there's your problem. If you've eliminated all the possible variables than that had to be the problem. I changed the gasket and it runs great! I'm back to 38-40 MPG and I idle at 700 RPM. I would try the Brake Cleaner on the backside of the engine just below the fuel injectors and/or spray it around the vacuum hoses around the engine. If your engine starts stumbling then you will have found your vacuum leak.

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Possibly a vacuum leak.....inspect all hoses for cracks or signs of rot and replace as needed.

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