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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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Humming noise
Hi, thanks for writing in. My personal experience with a humming noise while driving could be 2 things. You may need a front end alignment or wheel bearing. To check your wheel bearings you will need to jack up the...
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Cracked valve cover
Good question and I hope I can help you fix your issue. Your car may not be starting due to your valve cover being cracked. It may also not be holding enough pressure in the engine to start. However, we...
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Steering/ front end vibration at high speeds
Hey there. I would recommend checking your intermediate shaft from the steering wheel to the rack and pinion. If the joint on your intermediate shaft has failed, this can cause the steering wheel to shake at certain speeds. If the...
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Car wont turn over clutch ism clicking
I would recommend checking your alternator as well as all fuses. Test the alternator with a multi meter to ensure that it is maintaining 13.8 - 14.2 volts while the vehicle is running. Next, use a circuit tester to test...
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Car door is not getting opened
Hello and thank you for writing in. Check to see if the door will open with unlocking the door with the key in the door handle. If it is the driver or front passenger door it is the rear door...
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Clicking noise but car wont start
This may be a sign of a bad starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will...
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Difficult switching gears and now it won't change gears at all 2004 Saturn Ion
Hi there - most likely, this is a problem with your clutch hydraulic system. First thing to check is the fluid reservoir for the clutch (sometimes combined with the brake fluid reservoir - use brake fluid for both). It is...
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Can I switch my CVT transmission with any other transmission from any other model cars that is not a CVT
Hello. In order to change to the standard non-CVT transmission you would need to do a lot of electrical work. It will not work directly in your vehicle. You would need to take the wiring harness and the computers out...
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What will make a battery drain quickly? It doesn't happen every day but it happens 2-3 days a week.
i would suggest checking the voltage regulator. This is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery by the alternator, making sure that the battery receives the correct amount of amperage when charging. When this is not working properly,...
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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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Are there standards for replacing fuel lines?
This is a very difficult question to answer as we would need to visually inspect the repairs and damage to your Saturn. However, speaking generally, yes, there are standards that ASE certified mechanics use to replace fuel lines. Typically, the...
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My car leaked all of the oil from the oil filter and now it's making a loud thumping noise - did the engine pop ?
Hi there: It's really difficult to tell you for certain what's wrong with your Saturn without completing a visual inspection. However, if you had to add half of a gallon of oil, that's not a good indication that internal components...
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I have a no crank, no start situation.
This is likely a result of the starter solenoid not engaging the flywheel. When the key is turned and the current is supplied to the solenoid, the gear comes out and engages the flywheel. When this is not working, you...
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What maintenance should I do to my 2005 Saturn Ion?
First off, yes your vehicle does have a timing chain. It is good that all that maintenance has been performed recently and should carry you for many miles. However, if you cannot verify the age of the coolant and fuel...
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Why is my car sputtering? 2005 Saturn Ion
Hi there - a car that sputters may have an ignition misfire, or a fuel supply issue causing this behavior. You mentioned the Check Engine Light is on - getting the problem codes is task #1. The problem codes will...
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Throttle Position Sensor
You replaced the accelerator pedal and the throttle body itself. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor that is located on the throttle body used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in...
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Car won't start
If you have a key fob with a good battery, you should be able to toggle the alarm on and off. If your car is Passlock equipped you could try the 30 minute re-learn procedure. You will go through three...
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Car wont start
Hello. When the engine will not crank over, it means the starter is not performing its job. The fact you have power means the battery has some power, but it may not have enough power to make the starter crank....
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Taking my sway bar out.
On the 2004 Ion you have to remove the rear transaxle mount and the steering gear. Then, once all links and brackets holding the bar to the body and suspension are removed you have to lift and rotate the stabilizer...
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Check engine light is on and the car does not want to drive
Hi there: On most modern cars, there are a series of sensors that are designed to monitor mechanical systems; such as the transmission on your Saturn. In most cases, when a problem occurs, a trouble code is stored in the...

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