HESITATION CITY

  • Tiny
  • crimsonblaze
  • Saturn

I hope you can help. I have been having this problem with my 2002 Saturn SL1 mileage 58,850. The problem only occurs after the vehicle has warmed up fully. I have a major drop in power and I can feel it in the gas pedal. Most of the time just to accelerate I have to put the pedal to the floor and it is still not a quick response. Also, when i'm starting from a stopped position there is a brief moment where it seems like the car will stall then be fine. I've replaced the plugs, coil packs, air filter, but i'm too broke to bring it to a shop. Any advice will be helpful advice.

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006 AT 2:16 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mwhitney
  • Member

Just an idea. Check and see if there is any exhaust flowing out of tail pipe when car getts warm. Or try dropping the exhaust before the cat.

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Monday, December 11th, 2006 AT 10:36 AM
  • Tiny
  • afcs
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I had the same problem with my 92 saturn. Replaced the oxygen sensor and everything was fine. From my understanding the O2 sensor picks up the ratio of fuel / air at the exhaust and sends signals back to the ecm.

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Saturday, January 13th, 2007 AT 4:22 PM

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