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Forum: Ion Tech 08-27-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,124
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: 'PWR STR' displayed and lost power steering

About a week ago ago I received a letter from GM regarding the possible failure of the power steering assist control module. Basically I read that I did not need to do anything now but ..."if this...
Forum: Ion General 03-05-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,926
Posted By dennis marshall
Ion Required Service..........

It has been suggested by my now Saturn Service Center { at one time the place where new & used Saturns were sold including mine} that my 2007
ION automatic undergo a fuel injector clean out at...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 10-30-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,056
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: GM Hopes to Retain Saturn Customers, but 69% of SaturnFans.com Members Surveyed S

I do not know if I will buy another GM vehicle. If GM as someone posted makes me sign some sort of agreement that in order to honor my warranty I have to buy another GM car then watch out. There are...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 09-30-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,421
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Detroit Free Press: Penske to Close Saturn Deal Wednesday, Jill Lajdziak Said to

I just read on Inside GM that Penske is killing the deal because he cannot find any replacements for the current Saturn lineup. It has nothing to due with either Saturn or GM . Has anyone any more...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 07-28-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,120
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Report: Penske Automotive Group Evaluating Renault Samsung SM3 as Possible New Sa

If the Penske Auto Group does it right they may have a winner on their hands.
GM had the tendency sometimes to bring out new models without having everything in place. When the Astra first...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 07-06-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,452
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: GM Frustrates Saturn Retailers, Puts them in a Competitive Bind

You know GM really sucks! Anyway GM is to supply the current VUE & Aura till the end of those model runs. Hopefully GM will not put the hex on those cars . I know that Roger Penske is going to buy...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 06-13-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Workers at the Spring Hill plant Face a Tough Decision

I stopped in at my Saturn dealer today to say hello. I have to say that their spirits are higher knowing of the impending sale to Mr. Penske. I for one am DELIGHTED that the bean counters at GM will...
Forum: Polls and Questions 12-17-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,415
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Where Do You Get Your Saturn Serviced?

I take my 2007 ION sedan to my dealer Saturn of Totowa NJ. I have known the service manager since he was a service writer at the dealer where I purchased my previous Saturn a 1997 SL 1 automatic...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-15-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,194
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Report: GM May Sell Saturn, Hummer Brands to Shangai Automotive Industry Corporat

It may work out . I figure that GM will supply the engines and transmissions. What might happen is that GM will end up in a partnership with this Chinese auto company that will enable them to...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-15-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Opinion: Make Saturn a Technology Leader

This sounds good except look at the track record of quality problems that have ranged from S burning oil & the transmission slam , early quality problems on the L & ION, that awful V6 used on the L...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-12-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,421
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Automotive News: General Motors Can Spin Saturn into a Success, Via Opel

I thought that the plan was for Opel & Saturn to swap designs. Now I read that Opel is going over to Buick. Perhaps the bigger Opels will be sold here as Buicks and the smaller Opels as Saturns. I...
Forum: Ion General 12-12-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Saturn Ion Maintenance and warranty Plan together

Whatever you do double and triple check the fine print. Some of these warranties are not accepted by the dealer or an independent shop. Some of them have all sorts of exclusions and deductibles. Many...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-12-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,292
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Breaking News: Auto Industry Bailout Plan Dies in the Senate

Regarding the commentary by Strongboy 2005- I strongly disagree with your comments. If you were to go back and study history the UAW was responsible for helping workers obtain an honest deal from...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-11-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,400
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: What Happens if Your Car Brand is Gone?

I would expect that if the Saturn brand goes the way of AMC I should be able to receive service at another GM dealer. There is a local Chevy dealer that has a good reputation and could provide good...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-10-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Saturnfans.com gets mention on CNN

Congratulations Charlie! I appreciate your efforts in creating this on-line community for Saturn owners/enthusiasts . We have a place where we can find answers to technical problems and also get...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-10-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,000
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Will Customers Steer Clear of Saturn Now that GM Has Put the Fate of the Nameplat

Never ever underestimate the stupidity of management. That is something that I learned from working in retail sales. You know common sense would indicate that GM should put out a statement soon...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-03-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,951
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Press Release: General Motors Corporation Restructuring Plan for Long-Term Viabil

Today I went to my local Saturn retailer for a car wash. I have never seen the dealership so quiet. On the windshields were stickers , $5,000, off the list price. This would bring the price of a...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 12-02-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,905
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Breaking News: GM to Focus on Core Brands, "Explore Alternatives" with Saturn

:upset :Thanks a lot GM for walking away from Saturn. Nice to know that only that aren't producing IONs now they are thinking of doing away with Saturn altogether. I would rather see Buick go away...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 07-09-2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,289
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Lajdziak: Sale of Saturn "Not in the Cards"

I am glad to read that Saturn is not going away. Quite frankly I was rather depressed after reading the Wall Street Journal article.I found it hard to imagine never walking into my Saturn dealership...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 06-24-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,591
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Any chance for a modern S Series?

The S is in the past and so is the ION. GM decided to 'rethink" Saturn because they could not afford to kill off another division as they did with Oldsmobile. I like the polymer panels having both...
Forum: Ion General 06-23-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,137
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Saturn Ion: What could have been

I do not know why everyone -it seems like nearly everyone is complaining
about the ION. I drove an SL 1 for 7 years and I have found my ION to be a better car in many respects. First of all the...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 05-12-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,910
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: April 2008 Sales Figures

A salesman at my dealer told me that the Astra wasn't moving because of the price. I may have seen one or two but an Astra is a rare site in north Jersey.I was talking to the sales department and I...
Forum: Ion General 05-12-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Get those stock wiper blades off!

I needed to replace the wiper blades on my 2007 ION sedan. Unfortunately GM decided not to offer only the blade replacement -you have to buy whole unit for $50.00 .I bought the winter wipers instead...
Forum: Ion General 01-28-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,722
Posted By dennis marshall
Re: Ion one of ten turkeys of all time

I have read that the ION is considered by the chuckleheads in the auto press to be a turkey but I disagree with them. Last February I traded in a 1997 Saturn SL 1 automatic with a bit more than...
Forum: Ion General 01-01-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By dennis marshall
Clear Coat Scratches

My 2007 Storm Grey ION sedan has several scratches that are visible at night under the parking lot lights. This really bugs me since my ION is 10 months old.I have some small paint chips courtesy of...
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