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Forum: Ion General 11-06-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 2007 Saturn Ion 2, good deal ?

I like extinct cars, but I guess oldsmobiles are dead too.
Forum: Ion General 10-31-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 2007 Saturn Ion 2, good deal ?

Regarding RockAuto...

I have seen many posts here in SaturnFans about transmission fluid change. From what I recall, don't flush or otherwise force the fluid out, just let drain naturally and then...
Forum: Ion General 10-28-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 2007 Saturn Ion 2, good deal ?

ok, I do have one more piece of advice.

if you aren't a mechanic with a lift and equipment, find a local shop that will go through it with a fine-toothed comb. my for shop here charged me $100 to...
Forum: Ion General 10-28-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 2007 Saturn Ion 2, good deal ?

only one or there is probably the electric power steering assist. it is a simple fix and most any Chevy dealership should be able to do it since they get a good payout for 20 minutes work.

be...
Forum: Ion General 10-27-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Good Bye

I do not look forward to the eventual day when I will finally have to move away from Saturns...
Forum: Ion General 10-27-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Saturn ion 2.0 L car won't start! No crack no start

Mostly true. Pushing on the fuses does nothing (TRUE!)

For many fuses, if you look carefully you can see some small round dots on the top on either side. These are little metal pins connected to...
Forum: Ion General 10-27-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 2003 Saturn Ion 2 2.2 liter 5 speed

Are you familiar with using a multimeter?

BACKGROUND
The light for the heater control (fan) is on a separate wire than the power (out) to the blower motor. One can be on with the other not...
Forum: Ion General 10-27-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 06 In need of A LOT of help

You GOTTA know the CEL codes. WIthout them, you are just dumping money in the car with no idea if you will fix it.

The decision to fix the car is all YOURS. If you want to fix it, go for it. If...
Forum: Ion General 10-27-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 2007 Saturn Ion 2, good deal ?

It all comes down to what you think and what you are looking for (your objectives)

It also depends on the price of similar cars in your immediate area (other alternatives)

Having just covered...
Forum: Ion General 10-21-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By hudypete1
screwed up at JY in Baltimore today

So there I was at a junkyard in Baltimore today... and found exactly what I was looking for:

2006-07 Green Ion-3 (I wanted the left fender).

To make it better, it had pin striping so I pulled...
Forum: Ion General 10-18-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By hudypete1
Re: 06 ION Coupe Driver Window struggles to roll back up.

It is pretty easy to pull off the outer door skin and spray the channels directly instead of only doing it from the top. Should be about 5 big bolts around the perimeter, the door handle, and the...
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-10-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 423
Posted By hudypete1
Re: No start headache!

Come on fdryer! you beat me by 3 minutes while I was checking my links!
Forum: S-Series Tech 10-10-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 423
Posted By hudypete1
Re: No start headache!

Try this:

http://www.saturnspot.com/showthread.php?t=19444
(http://www.saturnspot.com/showthread.php?t=19444)

The RKE (remote keyless entry) feeds into a starter relay that is hidden inside...
Forum: Ion Tech 10-10-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Wiring New Fog Lights

On the underhood fuse box, there are two screws that stick up, both on the front side. The engine side one has a lead that goes to the starter. The outside one (wheel side) brings in power from the...
Forum: S-Series General 10-10-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,291
Posted By hudypete1
Re: New 1998 Saturn 1214 original miles!

After looking at the same issue for my wife's Honda Odyssey, I was surprised that the difference in price for that was so little ($25 used, $30 new).

Of course, a 3rd gen SC is extinct!

If you...
Forum: S-Series General 10-10-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,291
Posted By hudypete1
Re: New 1998 Saturn 1214 original miles!

In our area, the best one around is Fox Auto Pull (http://www.foxautoupull.com/) down in Belleville it seems for the selection. I was there and the guys were pretty nice.

If you make it out to...
Forum: Aura General 10-09-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Exhaust Leak

That is a pretty open question....

Put it on the lift in your garage, lift it up, start it, and then review it all until you find it.

That is a pretty open answer....

You might already have...
Forum: Ion General 10-09-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Are New Quarter Panels Available?

yeah, I also checked into FedEx for something similar (large table, 1' x 3' x 7', about 50#) and was surprised it was only about $60 going from Michigan to Massachusetts.
Forum: S-Series General 10-09-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,291
Posted By hudypete1
Re: New 1998 Saturn 1214 original miles!

For all the floor mats, manuals, sales brochure, unused cigar lighter....

I have had good luck getting used stuff out of salvage yards.

Floor mats, for example, are $1.50. After you scrub,...
Forum: Ion General 10-09-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Are New Quarter Panels Available?

so are you going to make the road trip? sounds like it could be a deal (although outside my price range).

thanks for the tip on carparts.com
Forum: Ion General 10-08-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Are New Quarter Panels Available?

how about
2004 SATURN ION BLACK 1G8AV12F84Z131461 41 09/26/2017
Forum: Ion General 10-08-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Are New Quarter Panels Available?

it's a sedan.

are sedan and coupe quarter panels the same? I don't recall.

if a local yard to me has one, I would be willing to get it and ship for cost (but getting there this week could be a...
Forum: Ion General 10-06-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Are New Quarter Panels Available?

Don't forget there are yards in Vancouver, Tumwater, Seattle, Boise, Richland, etc... Sure, it might be a drive of a couple of hours, but always options.

Me? I am checking regularly every yard...
Forum: Ion General 10-06-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Are New Quarter Panels Available?

I also routinely search my local you-pull yards to see if they have a 2007 green sedan fender in (that is what I am looking for).

LKQ
pull-a-part
u-pull-and-save
pick-a-part

are some common...
Forum: Ion General 10-06-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By hudypete1
Re: Are New Quarter Panels Available?

afaik, new painted panels are not available.

but, some used parts places can order in specific color panels from other parts places (salvage yards).
...
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