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2007 Nissan Versa vs. 2007 Saturn Ion: Which One Should I Buy?
Compact cars as a class are generally meant to be commuter vehicles: with excellent gas mileage, an entry-level price point, and decent safety ratings for those who are on the road the majority of their time. These cars...

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My check engine light came on, changed O2 sensor. Check engine light was still on, then three days later went off.
Hi There, The last diagnosis is correct in that the sensor replaced caused the check engine light to turn off. In some cases they do not always turn off immediately and take a bit of driving for the computer to...
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Q: Shifting problem
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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After driving for a small amount of time car starts shaking, doors unlock
It's possible the mud got into electrical components. There could also be mechanical part damage. To pinpoint the exact cause of the difficulty you are having will require an on-site inspection as the list of possibilities is actually pretty long...
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Car is puttering after driving in too high a gear. Stick Shift
Hi there. A situation like you've described could be caused by a sensor that has become loose or the electrical harness connected to it has fallen off. It's also common for an ignition coil pack to become loose when the...
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Did my steering wheel locked up because I did not have any oil in my car?
If you are referring to engine oil, lack of engine oil might cause the engine to stop and that would cause loss of power steering. If, though, you are referring to the power steering hydraulic fluid (the PS system uses...
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There's no oil in my car and it's making a loud noise when I drive
Try to add about 3 to 4 quarts of oil to bring it up to full mark and then see if engine noise goes away. You may not have damaged engine yet. If noise continues after adding oil then you...
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Car making a thumping sound/vibration as I'm driving
There are a number of things that may cause this kind of thumping sound that may be consistent with speeding up and slowing down, but it sounds like you may have a wheel bearing that might be failing. A wheel...
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Q: I have to code for engine light on, will need a quote
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is telling you the transmission shift solenoid is malfunctioning. This may be due, and is most often due, to a bad transmission shift solenoid. The wiring to the solenoid and the TCM...
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I have a 07 Saturn ion 2 and my car it won't move all gears work but it just want take off I need help please
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first assumption we make when the vehicle does not move while in gear, is that the transmission fluid is low. Start by checking the level and the condition of the fluid. If it...
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2005 Saturn Ion has a hard time starting, indles roughly and then dies.
Hi there. The ticking noise in this case most likely was coming from the cylinder heads (or the top of the engine) and the components inside that were not receiving enough lubricant (oil) as the engine runs. Most of the...
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Will the working motor from my 2004 Saturn Ion 2 L fit the transmission in my 2003 Saturn Ion 2 L
Hi there. We get this type of question quite a bit. In most cases, the engines themselves will fit just fine and will be compatible with the transmission. However, the issues that always occur is linking with the ECU, fuel...
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When I get a jumpstart it works drive it for 10 miles and cut it off and it want crank again it's completely dead
You possibly have a dead battery and/or a faulty charging system. The very first thing to do is be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. If the battery passes a load test be...
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Ignition module
A flashing check engine light typically signifies a misfire. Misfiring will ruin the catalytic converter so do try to get this resolved promptly or don't use the car until the problem is resolved to avoid further damage. If a new...
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My reduced engine power warning light came on after I turned the car off for a minute and turned it back on it went away what’s go
Hi Kristin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Since the Reduced Power light can trigger for a number of different reasons, tracking down the exact cause is extremely important, if the vehicle is not properly diagnosed and repaired, the Reduced Power...
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Could it be a relay?
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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Loud grinding noise coming from front right tire.
It sounds like you may have a wheel bearing that may be close to locking or freezing up, which can generate an enormous amount of heat. This may eventually be enough heat to cause the wheel studs to break as...
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My car has the code p0171 and i fixed multiple things and cleared the code as well and it still shows up
A number of things may cause code P0171 to be triggered. As the code indicates, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a vacuum leak....
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My car has check engine light and got codes P0420 and P0302. I have changed spark plugs and ignition coil but still sputters?
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us today. I think the first thing you should do is read this article about the P-0420 OBD-II trouble code. In most cases, this code is caused by faulty O2 sensors or a Catalytic converter...
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Car will not accelerate past 70 mph
Depending on where you were hit, I wonder if you might have damaged the air intake such that your car is having too much trouble breathing to go really fast. Another possibility is that you might have dislodged an air...
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Car want start unless boosted, alternator good and battery good, while boosted the car crank in the key off position.
You should request a starter circuit diagnostic to get this resolved. If you want to attempt to diagnose it yourself, first perform a load test on the battery just to be sure that the battery is not an issue. If...

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