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Review There is a design flaw on the timing chain tensioner. Anywhere from 80k miles to 150k miles, it usually breaks. This is a 30.00 part. But if you don't know about it, and you don't fix it, the car will "jump time", and when this happens, it almost certainly will destroy the top part of your engine. This will cost about 2k to fix. If you own one, get it down to the shop and get that part changed. You will be sorry if you don't. In my town, the junk yard is full of these L series Saturns. They all look nice, but they are sitting there rotting. I had a S series, and it was the best car I ever owned. This L series, not so much!
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Available Saturn L-Series 2001 Submodel Types: Sedan, Wagon
Available Trims: L200, L300, LW300, L100, LS2, LS1, LW2, LW200
Exterior Colors: Dark Red, Green, Medium Blue, Bright Silver, Silver Blue, Cream White , Gold, Silver Green, Cream White, Medium Red, Pewter, Silver
Interior Colors: Grey, Gray, Light Tan, Tan
Popular Features: Alarm, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Power Driver Seat, Sunroof/Moonroof