Saturn ION owners have reported 1,419 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 (382 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's ignition switch (302 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|
|Dashboard Failed problems|
|Electrical Failure problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|Computer Failure problems|
|Car Will Not Accelerate problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Headlights Turn Off While Driving problems|
The vehicle stalled and slowed but engine did not stop approaching an intersection on a town road. Days later it stalled again on a town road. The check engine light came on and another light flashed. In both cases stopping the engine and turning it back on remedied the issue and cleared the lights. Read details...
Car just recently popped up power steering only happens when its sits over night and when I start it up in the morning it's very stiff to turn but if I drive it like that for a little and shit the car off the steering is fine. Read details...
The contact owns a 2007 Saturn Ion. The contact stated that the vehicle was previously repaired per an unknown ignition recall. As a part of the repair, a new ignition key was provided. After the repair, the contact was still able to use the old ignition key, but continued to use the replacement 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...