2005 Saturn ION Saturn ION 2005

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2005 Saturn ION repairs by problem area

Engine (39%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (1%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (30%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (15%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (1%)

Other (5%)

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2005 Saturn ION brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (40%)

$100 - $499 (60%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

52000 mi

US $600
Rotors were entirely disintegrated piles of rust. 

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

57660 mi

C $115
Replae Front brake rotors and Pads 
72000 mi

US $1000
replaced rear drum brake cylinders front brake pads and rotors replaced 
94000 mi

US $60
Replaced front brke pads which were noisy metallic ones with ceramic/dustless ones which were completely quiet. 

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

50 mi brake light switch adjusted by dealer 
58000 mi

US $380
Rotors Warped, Rotors and Brake pads replaced 

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2005 Saturn ION Brake Problems

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