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Saturn ION, Electrical, Coupe, Sedan
#770 of 1223 Re: 2003 saturn ion trouble starting [adam271976]
Oct 19, 2011 (7:12 am)
So you no longer have anymore no start no crank issues?As far as the air flow from the blower motor go do all the blower motor speeds work?So the only issue is reduce air flow?If so you most likely have a plugged up cabin air filter check that and let me know what you find.Best thing to do is remove the cabin air filter and see if that fixes the problem.If it does then replace the cabin air filter.Let me know what you find.
#771 of 1223 Re: 2006 Saturn ion ignition switch [saturntech9]
Oct 19, 2011 (8:11 am)
Hey saturntech9, my girlfriend has a 2006 Saturn Ion RedLine that is having a problem starting on cold mornings and also when there is moisture or dew on the car. I would like to try your ignition switch replace. Could you send me instructions on how to replace that in her car? My email address is b_bargshotmail.com. Thank you so much! Please let me know if you can help. Do you have any other suggestions for repair?
#772 of 1223 Re: Pamela 519 [dweezil]
Oct 19, 2011 (7:49 pm)
Who the hell wants to steal a car that doesnt start half the time anyway.....you got to be a complete moron to steal a saturn/gm car anyway
#773 of 1223 Re: 2003 saturn ion trouble starting [saturntech9]
Oct 19, 2011 (7:54 pm)
Yes.....all blower motor speeds work...i will check the cabin filter...come to think of it, that hasnt been replaced in a while....
#774 of 1223 Re: 2003 saturn ion trouble starting [saturntech9]
Oct 20, 2011 (12:41 am)
I checked the cabin filter. It was black. Apparently i haven't replaced it in quite some time. So i took it out and turned on the blower and it came out real fast!! I wish i knew that was the problem during the summer when i roasted my ass off.....lol Anyways i went to walmart tonight and bought one for $30. I think the price for a filter is a little salty but it works great none the less. Also, when i asked the garage what was wrong with the air flow they told me my mode actuator switch was bad and that would be $300 or more to replace which i knew it had to be a bunch of crap so i didnt replace it. I just wish i knew you over the summer otherwise i wouldnt of sweat to death but anyways thank you so much for all of your help. You definately have saved me alot of money!! If i come across anything else i definately will ask you before taking it to a garage! Thanks again, Adam
#775 of 1223 Re: 2006 Saturn ion ignition switch [saturntech9]
Oct 20, 2011 (8:15 am)
Can you send me instruction on how to do this, and exactly what the part # is for the switch. I would very much appreciate it.
#776 of 1223 Re: 2006 Saturn ion ignition switch [debz2]
Oct 20, 2011 (7:26 pm)
I sure will if you give me your email address?
#777 of 1223 Re: 2003 saturn ion trouble starting [adam271976]
Oct 20, 2011 (7:28 pm)
Your welcome no problem.
#778 of 1223 Re: 2003 saturn ion trouble starting [adam271976]
Oct 21, 2011 (4:41 am)
hi adam...how much did it cost you to change the ignition lock and switch?
to y'all...anybody knows where i can get my car fixed in chicagoland?? thanks!
#779 of 1223 Re: Pamela 519 [pamela519]
Oct 21, 2011 (7:30 am)
When the car doesnt start if the security light is on then its not a bad starter.That means the starter has been disabled by the security system.The most likely cause is a bad ignition switch there easy to change and will provide instructions on how to change the switch if intrested.