Saturn ION owners have reported 1,238 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 (296 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's ignition switch (247 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|
|Dashboard Failed problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
|Headlights Turn Off While Driving problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
Tl-the contact owns a 2005 Saturn Ion. The contact stated when turning the vehicle off, she would wait for the key to release from the ignition. The vehicle was repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 14v171000 (electrical system) but the failure persisted. Read details...
The vehicle was repaired under NHTSA recall (ignition switch). After recall replacement, when parking and turning the vehicle off, the key would not release from the ignition. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000. Dealer said it has nothing to do with recall repair, to fix about $500. 00 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...
The contact owns a 2004 Saturn Ion. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who repaired the vehicle under recall 14v047000 (air bags, electrical system). However this failure continued. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. 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...