Saturn ION owners have reported 1,393 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 26 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (371 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's ignition switch (291 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|
|Battery Cable problems|
|Starter Solenoid 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|
|Computer Failure problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Car Will Not Accelerate problems|
Previously fixed recall has failed. Ignition does not work properly. Car remains running after key is removed. Key gets stuck in ignition. Read details...
Vehicle will not turn over to start, all other functions work( radio, lights, etc. ) upon inspection of vehicle I was told that there is a recall on the ignition switch again! the only way to get the car restarted is to jump it. Read details...
The contact owns a 2005 Saturn Ion. While driving approximately 20 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact mentioned that the key became stuck in the ignition. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred several times. Read details...
Ignition faulty, car will not start or release key from ignition. Has shut off while driving in the past 6 months Read details...
March 2015 - dealership replaced the recalled ignition. Shortly after the car wouldn't start a few times, and I replaced the starter. June-July 2016 - the car wouldn't start and the passlock light would turn on. Read details...