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Forum: Ion General 03-14-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Elsongs
Re: Front Passenger Turn Signal Issue

I had this problem a couple years ago. The bulb was fine but the contacts were "slightly burned out" that there was no electrical contact. I used some sandpaper to clean it off and used a tiny piece...
Forum: Ion General 03-13-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By Elsongs
2005 ION - Ignition Chime Heard Even When There Is No Key

I have a 2005 ION2, and lately (for the past couple months or so), I've noticed that the ignition chime goes off when I open my car door, even though there is no key in the ignition, nor are there...
Forum: Ion General 01-25-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By Elsongs
Re: 2005 ION - What part is this and where can I find it?

Thanks! Just ordered the part from a source on eBay (they had the lowest shipping charge) -- some of these online parts retailers charge a ridiculous amount for postage for such a tiny, non-fragile...
Forum: Ion General 01-24-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By Elsongs
Re: 2005 ION - What part is this and where can I find it?

Thanks! If I'm ordering this part, what defines the left side or right side? Looking towards the front of the car, or from the perspective of inside the car? The part I need is for the driver's side...
Forum: Ion General 11-03-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By Elsongs
Re: Southern CA Mechanic Recommendation - ION swaybar/bushing issue

See, this is what I keep hearing, I'm looking for a shop that actually understands this, and not just buys any available replacement part.
Forum: Ion General 11-03-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By Elsongs
Southern CA Mechanic Recommendation - ION swaybar/bushing issue

I have an '05 ION2 that started to get those klunking noises around 2009/2010 or so, I brought it to a neighborhood shop in 2012 who got the swaybar/bushing replaced. All was well until around this...
Forum: Ion General 12-22-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By Elsongs
2005 ION - What part is this and where can I find it?

There's a little triangular plastic cap that's on the corner of the front headlights on the 2005 ION that got popped off in a minor accident a couple years ago. What is it called exactly, and where...
Forum: Ion General 06-08-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By Elsongs
Dry rubbing sound when turning steering wheel?

I've noticed lately hearing a dry, rubbing sound whenever I turn my steering wheel around on my 2004 ION-2 during turns or parking maneuvers. I don't have any difficulty turning, it's just the sound...
Forum: Ion General 07-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,655
Posted By Elsongs
Re: 2004 Saturn Ion power window, door lock problem.

How do we access that? I, too have had problems. First the rear driver's side window won't roll down, now both rear windows will not work.
Forum: Ion General 07-26-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Elsongs
Re: 2005 Ion Car Stereo Replacement?

Thanks all. I've never installed a car stereo before. A friend of mine used to do car stereo installs for a living and told me, "You need an amp and new speakers" and I thought it was too much...
Forum: Ion General 07-21-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Elsongs
2005 Ion Car Stereo Replacement?

My stock stereo is starting to crap out on me lately. It no longer plays CDs (yes, I've already tried using a laser cleaning CD), and after it rejects CDs, once I switch it back to radio, I hear four...
Forum: Ion General 07-07-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Elsongs
Check Engine Light Conundrum

Last December, I went on a trip around 200+ miles away and while there my "Check Engine Light" went on. Never had any issue with the engine nor problem starting or running the car.

Some time later...
Forum: Ion General 07-06-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Elsongs
HVAC System Clicking?

When I started my car today, I heard this repetitive clicking noise coming from the passenger side dashboard, somewhere behind the glove compartment.

It's HVAC-related because the noise stopped as...
Forum: Ion General 05-08-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,991
Posted By Elsongs
Re: How long did your battery last in your ION??

I think my battery just died. It wouldn't start this morning, and the radio, HVAC and windows won't work. Even the horn beep after activating the alarm sounded different.

Hooked up a batter...
Forum: Ion General 04-24-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 14,133
Posted By Elsongs
Re: They finally recalled the key cylinder switch!

I have a 2005 ION that's affected by this recall, I've gotten the letter.

I've never had my ignition fail on me while driving, BUT I have been having this minor yet annoying problem of not being...
Forum: Ion General 04-25-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By Elsongs
Re: Please explain this weird engine/electrical problem

I just went to my local AutoZone and they told me that they couldn't do it -- it's against the law in the State of California for non-mechanic businesses to do computer scans of cars.

Meanwhile,...
Forum: Ion General 04-25-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By Elsongs
Re: Please explain this weird engine/electrical problem

This is the first time I've ever had an engine-related problem on my ION. How do I know what the codes are?
Forum: Ion General 04-25-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By Elsongs
Re: Please explain this weird engine/electrical problem

Yes, it's flashing. How do I find out the codes?
Forum: Ion General 04-24-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By Elsongs
Please explain this weird engine/electrical problem

Last Friday, I was driving my 2005 ION2 (only 56k miles) on a congested freeway in stop-and-go traffic on a hot Spring day (temp was around 84 degrees).

While I was driving slowly, trailing other...
Forum: Ion General 02-20-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Elsongs
Recommend Repair Shop in the Los Angeles area?

Can anyone recommend a good auto repair shop in the Los Angeles area that knows their Saturns? I have lower control arm/suspension problems on my 2005 ION2. Prefer the area from North Hollywood to...
Forum: Ion General 02-13-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By Elsongs
Front Suspension Issues - 2005 ION2

I've been having issues with the front suspension of my 2005 ION2 for some time now, but they're getting noticeable.

When I drive the car and run over an uneven pavement, it sounds like there's...
Forum: Ion General 06-13-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,620
Posted By Elsongs
Re: One Of My Dashboard Lights Burned Out!

thank you! You are awesome!!!!!
Forum: Ion General 06-13-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,620
Posted By Elsongs
Re: One Of My Dashboard Lights Burned Out!

How much are they? They're used in other GM vehicles, right? What is the part number?
Forum: Ion General 06-11-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,620
Posted By Elsongs
One Of My Dashboard Lights Burned Out!

Just before my 2005 ION2's 6th birthday, one of the lights in my center dash has burned out. I can't read half my speedometer at night! (Fortunately the part that counts is still lit up). Still, a...
Forum: Ion General 06-11-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By Elsongs
Re: Rear Power Window Not Working?

Thanks for the schematic. Where do the wires run though? How can I access them?
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