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Rpm sticks at 1200 to 1500 and mechanics told me I have some damaged tubes that run from the air intake to the crankcase for vacuum sensing related to the emission control system? Also the car will no longer shift into 4th gear (overdrive) and the two problems present at the same time! Thanks!

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Your central problem is that the car is almost 20. therefore almost any repair will exceed the value of the car. as you know you have some "damaged tubes", the cheap way would be locate another old saturn in a junkyard, craigslist or eBay and get undamaged tubes from that one and put them on your car. i think such tubes would match from about any saturn through 95 which has an automatic transmission though you should stick to the same type of engine, be it SOHC SL1 or DOHC SL2. you can buy a repair manual for less than 10 bucks on eBay to help you in disassembly. if your "tubes" are rubber hoses, these are sold in various diameters and any length at all auto parts stores.

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