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Stalling problems We have a 1999 saturn sl2, we had a quarter of a tank of gas, seen some cheaper price and gas and decided to get a little bit more, less then a block away from the gas station the car stalled, had to have it towed home. since then it runs for 15 minutes and then stalls, we have replaced the fuel pump and fuel filter but something is making the fuel pump relay get hot. and when it gets hot it stalls until it cools then it runs for another 15 minutes over and over. We replaced the relay but the new one does the same. What can we do to fix this

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You have a high resistance problem in the electrical circuit ,Possibly I/P fuse box where the relay lives . Do you know how to use a voltmeter to do electrical testing ?
Testing Electric Fuel Pump Problems with Voltage Drop Test

Posted on May 05, 2017


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SOURCE: 04 Saturn stalling on take off and stops.

Pour the fuel injection cleaner to it....sounds like the injectors are dirty.....

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: idling problem

Did the "service engine" light come on in the dash near the speedometer?
There is a small electric motor located on the throttle plate called an "IAC" motor (idle air control). Its purpose is to maintain the corrrect idle speed when required such as your stop light situation. Occationally the motors "pintal" that controls the idle speed will get stuck in the bore seat and can't control the air flow of idle any more.
It may be dirty and need cleaning or the motor could be bad and gone to the great junk yard in the sky. The electrical connection and wiring should be visually inspected for corrosion or damage near the motor assembly but should not be an issue.
Let meknow what you see.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009


Mitch Hayes

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SOURCE: Where is the fuel filter on a 2004 saturn vue

It is part of the fuel pump module inside the fuel tank, all the cars are starting to use this type of setup, the filter is only serviced when the fuel pump fails.

Posted on Jan 28, 2010


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SOURCE: Can you please tell me

I looked up and Idle Air Control Valve on NAPA's online site for a 2002 Saturn SL2. they have them for about $60.

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