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Forum: Ion General 01-03-2004, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By barb61
No prob. I just should've taken it in right away,...

No prob. I just should've taken it in right away, instead of hoping it would just wear in...would've saved me a lot of worry. I do love my car. That first servicing for a problem is kind of like...
Forum: Ion General 01-03-2004, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By barb61
My only real problem with the steering and "feel"...

My only real problem with the steering and "feel" of the car at highway speeds is that I don't realize how fast I'm going...lol. I can easily go 80mph and it feels like 60. Too bad the cop didn't...
Forum: Ion General 01-03-2004, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By barb61
Hey. I had the same prob w/ my brakes on my Ion...

Hey.
I had the same prob w/ my brakes on my Ion 2. I waited until about 1K miles and it still shook, so I took it in. They said the rotors were warped, so they replaced them both, as well as...
Forum: Ion General 08-22-2003, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By barb61
Our dealer says to check your oil levels every...

Our dealer says to check your oil levels every other gas fill-up...that by the time the oil pressure light comes on, it's too late. I would do this especially if you are going to use the oil life...
Forum: Ion General 08-22-2003, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,915
Posted By barb61
Are the roof rails that came on all the cars...

Are the roof rails that came on all the cars defective?? If so, what are they going to do about it? I have a silver-blue one w/the silver rails. I didn't particularly care for it at first, but now...
Forum: Ion General 08-21-2003, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By barb61
I forgot the a/c is standard on the Ion 2...that...

I forgot the a/c is standard on the Ion 2...that was another reason we got it--because after you add it to the 1, the cost was so close to the 2.

Have you asked about all the incentives, etc?? ...
Forum: Ion General 08-21-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By barb61
I got my Ion 2 on July 30. We were in the same...

I got my Ion 2 on July 30. We were in the same position as you financially...The power door locks were standard on the Ion 2, as was the cd player, the different seat fabric and the driver's seat...
Forum: Ion General 08-20-2003, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By barb61
Hey Lynn-- I was the one also writing in...

Hey Lynn--

I was the one also writing in about the shakiness/steering wheel vibration when braking...

We went to one of those car care nights the dealer had and I asked the tech about it. He...
Forum: Ion General 08-19-2003, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By barb61
I have crank windows in my Ion 2. I like them....

I have crank windows in my Ion 2. I like them. It's nice to be able to open them when the car's off. My 12 y.o. daughter pulled the handle off the first time she tried to unroll the window, but it...
Forum: Ion General 08-10-2003, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,093
Posted By barb61
We're going to one of those "new owner" service...

We're going to one of those "new owner" service things (complete w/ a light dinner!) at the dealer on Thurs., so I'll ask about it then. It seems like it may be getting a bit better, but I'm not...
Forum: Ion General 08-08-2003, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,093
Posted By barb61
Nope. Didn't buy any before market stuff either...

Nope. Didn't buy any before market stuff either :) Very basic Ion 2.
Forum: Ion General 08-07-2003, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,093
Posted By barb61
Thanks. That makes me feel a bit better. I...

Thanks. That makes me feel a bit better. I remember reading in the manual (yes, I actually read it...)that you should avoid hard stops until 500 mi. Maybe that is so they can be broken in, as you...
Forum: Ion General 08-07-2003, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,093
Posted By barb61
I only have about 150 miles on it. If it were...

I only have about 150 miles on it. If it were the rotors, wouldn't I feel it in the brake pedal?
Forum: Ion General 08-07-2003, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,093
Posted By barb61
Question Steering wheel shakes when braking...

Hi there.
I'm still in love with our new car, but I do have a question...I've been noticing kind of a vibration when I start to brake after going at a good speed (not really fast, but not coasting,...
Forum: Ion General 08-02-2003, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By barb61
You're right about saving the interest...I tend...

You're right about saving the interest...I tend to forget about that, but it does make a huge difference over the long haul.

To get the loyalty or conquest rebates you just had to prove that you...
Forum: Ion General 08-01-2003, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By barb61
Our dealer said there were 2 incentives you...

Our dealer said there were 2 incentives you couldn't stack...I think it was the Saturn loyalty and the college grad. I know it had something to do w/the college grad incentive.

I got $1000/0% for...
Forum: Ion General 08-01-2003, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By barb61
My 12 year old daughter and I were talking about...

My 12 year old daughter and I were talking about the Echo tonight. We both think they look like the cars on Rugrats--very "cartoony" looking. It's funny to hear what they say about the Saturns! As...
Forum: Ion General 08-01-2003, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By barb61
Thanks! I hope to have as good luck as you...

Thanks!

I hope to have as good luck as you guys (and gals :)) have had. It's nice to have this place to come to with questions.

--Barb

p.s. Lynn--you are too funny. If you don't mind me...
Forum: Ion General 08-01-2003, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By barb61
Oops, I guess I forgot to say that. We got a 2....

Oops, I guess I forgot to say that. We got a 2. No extras. Everything we wanted was standard--air, locks, "booster seat", non-itchy fabric (to quote my kids!).
Forum: Ion General 08-01-2003, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By barb61
Happy They got me too...(long post, sorry)

I want to thank everyone for their input. My quandry has been dealt with. We got our new Ion the night before last (at about 10:00 p.m.!). It was just too good a deal with all the incentives and...
Forum: Ion General 08-01-2003, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By barb61
Congrats Cap!

Your post to me a few days ago was so funny...something like 'oh no, now I have to do it too...'

I had to laugh when I got home the other night and read your post...I'm starting another thread,...
Forum: Ion General 07-30-2003, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,915
Posted By barb61
With all this car shopping lately, we asked very...

With all this car shopping lately, we asked very specifically about those rails...One dealer said (before we even asked) that if we wanted body colored rails, we could do it w/ no charge. When we...
Forum: Ion General 07-29-2003, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By barb61
These 2 dealers are owned by the same guy/same...

These 2 dealers are owned by the same guy/same group. I guess it's kind of unusual to have 2 so close together (?). I just feel bad because I've been working with the same salesman for a couple of...
Forum: Ion General 07-29-2003, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By barb61
I feel your pain! Drastic times call for drastic...

I feel your pain! Drastic times call for drastic measures! lol.
Forum: Ion General 07-29-2003, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By barb61
Dizzy Normal dealer behavior??

Here's the latest...

You may have seen my previous post about whether to buy or not...Well, given the circumstances with all the incentives now, we decided to buy. We'd rather be in a position...
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