Question about 1998 Saturn SL
I also had the same problem with my 1996 Saturn SL1, and it also was the starter. I thought it was an electrical problem until, just on a whim I pulled the starter. One of the brushes was almost gone and the commutator looked like hell. I cleaned up the commutator and brushes, and it spun like a top for about a month, until the worn out brush finally died. I also ordered a new starter the same day of the cleaning. Just a word of advice if you will be buying a new starter, go on Ebay Motors and find the store dbelectrical. They sell brand new starters for $49.95 with no core charge plus $12 UPS shipping. So $61.95 vs $150+ at your local parts store....Myself and my friend from work have both bought and daily use starters from them with no problems or complaints to report.
Posted on Jul 31, 2008
This happend to me last week on my 1997 saturn. I replaced the starter and it solved the problem. It was an easy fix just 2 bolts and two wires.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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