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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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Throttle body needs to be replaced again after 3 months of use
Hello. You should not need a throttle body again this soon unless a very cheap throttle body is being used. I have seen some poor quality products out there that will cause this, but most of the time it is...
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Is this my battery or alternator?
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...
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Got oil in my coolant
What you are describing is due to a failure in the head gasket seal or there could be a crack in the block or head. Cylinder head gasket replacement requires strict adherence to Factory Service Manual specifications regarding block and...
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Do I need to remove the transmission to get to slave cylinder on Saturn Ion 2005?
Hi there. The slave cylinder is a part that is attached on the side of the transmission to operate the clutch fork. For your vehicle, the slave cylinder is inside the bell housing area. You can bleed the slave cylinder...
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Car won't turnover.
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your shift lock solenoid. When you press down on the brake pedal, the shift lock solenoid releases and allows you to move your shifter. If this shift lock solenoid is...
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Why does my Saturn ion keep cutting off on me while driving it's not my battery or my alternator
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The issue sounds like it is related to the transmission, and it may be electrical or mechanical. More specifically, it may be related to the torque converter. The torque converter has a solenoid in...
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Coolant warning
All things considered - coolant level is now correct, no over heating, no coolant leaks, etc, the coolant level sensor itself may be stuck or shorted. The level sensor is located in the bottom of the coolant reservoir. You can...
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my 2003 saturn ion won't start. it cranks but won't start.
Hi there: If you checked the oil and determined that there was no oil in the car, it's quite possible that some internal engine components have seized up; which means there might be serious engine damage internally. Before you attempt...
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Saturn Ion 2007 can't get into gears
Hi there: It's possible that either your transmission linkage is damaged, or you have an internal problem with your transmission or clutch that is not allowing you to shift the Saturn into forward gears. It's best to have a mobile...
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Transmission problem?
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly low transmission fluid or a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as vehicle...
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car won't start with new battery
Be sure the vehicle alarm is "off" so that no immobilizer system comes into play. "New" batteries are not necessarily sold fully charged, so the first thing to check is the state of charge of the battery or just simply...
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The car over heated and now i don't have spark. 2005 Saturn Ion
If this occurred right after the engine overheated then the excessive heat may have damaged the computer or it may have a circuit issue. I would typically need to test the circuit to see if there is voltage present. It...
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Hi Ben
Often times there are special fuel line disconnect tools that are required to remove fuel filters. These tools are usually circular shaped and made of plastic or metal. They can be picked up at your local auto parts store fairly...
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The car will crank but won't turn over
If the starter motor is turning the engine over rapidly, at sufficient RPM, but the engine does not catch and run, that means that there is an ignition, fuel, air induction, or mechanical fault in the engine that will have...
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Went to Jiffy Lube got a oil change
To determine if an engine is seized, one would turn it clockwise by hand using a wrench and socket applied to the crankshaft pulley bolt. That test is made easier if you remove the spark plugs so that there is...
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Clunk Clunk over bumps and potholes
Hi there. Diagnosing a clanking noise when you hit a pot hole or other bumps in the road is incredibly difficult to pinpoint, due to the dozens of moving parts that comprise the steering, drive line and braking system on...
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Car won't start
Hi There, There are many things that could cause problems when a car has sat for an extended period of time such as plugged fuel filters, bad fuel in the tank and many other things. The fact that the engine...
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2004 Saturn wont crank after I installed backwards battery
Reverse polarity, at the battery, in a 12 volt electrical system on a car can cause a variety of effects including damaging the alternator, diodes and the numerous microprocessors on the vehicle such as those in the powertrain control module...
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What other issues are there if you have a locked shifter?
Check the shifter interlock solenoid and see if it has failed or lost power. The shifter interlock solenoid keeps the transmission in park without moving the shifter automatically and also prevents the shifter from going into park when the vehicle...

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