Saturn ION owners have reported 1,227 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 24 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (293 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's ignition switch (242 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Car Will Not Start problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Ignition Module problems|
|Horn Assembly problems|
|Battery Dead problems|
|Starter Solenoid problems|
|Battery Cable problems|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems|
|Electrical Failure problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Dashboard Failed problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
|Headlights Turn Off While Driving problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
The contact owns a 2003 Saturn Ion. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v047000 (air bags, electrical system) and NHTSA campaign number: 14v171000 (electrical system ) however, the parts to do the repairs was unavailable. Read details...
Tl-the contact owns a 2004 Saturn Ion. The contact stated she received a she received a safety recall notification NHTSA campaign number 14v171000(electrical system). The contact stated she was unable to remove the vehicle key from the ignition switch it became seized. Read details...
The contact owns a 2006 Saturn Ion. The contact stated that while attempting to remove the key from the ignition switch, the key was stuck. The contact restarted the vehicle and shifted into drive then back to park where the key could be removed from the ignition switch. Read details...
Tl-the contact owns a 2006 Saturn Ion. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start. Once the vehicle is started the smell of gas is emitted inside of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for a diagnostic testing, however diagnostic test was not done to the cost, and contact Read details...
Has happened at approximately 10 times over the last 2 months when starting the car in cold weather (approx 10 degrees fahrenheit or less) the car fails to start when key in ignition is turned. Attempts to start car immediately thereafter fail to start car. Read details...