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2007 Saturn ION repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (31%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (5%)

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2007 Saturn ION electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (31%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

68000 mi Air bag fault light, dealer said the module needed replacement. Only happens when cold outside. Decided not to repair due to cost at this time ($750). Will research further. 
73000 mi

US $75
Switch unit for front inside lights and sun roof control replaced, light switch had come apart. 
88300 mi

US $50
Evaporator/Condenser unit was leaking water into te cabin. These were replaced. I removed the carpet and seats to trouble shoot the problem and I ended up finishing that part of the job. 
17500 mi Power window on passenger side rear door failed. New regulator installed. 
32580 mi

C $800
No AC Faulty compressor 
35340 mi Faulty driver window switch 
11000 mi Radio memory selection buttons did not work. Hit the side of the radio fixture with open hand a couple of times and radio memory buttons started working. Intermittent in radio connections, but problem has not re-appeared after more than a week. 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

120000 mi

US $440
Condenser line leak and replacement. 
4500 mi Rear Passenger window regulator loose in track. Replace regulator in track - no charge warranty 
800 mi Cruise control switch on steering wheel replaced - warranty 
10000 mi Cruise control switch, shop was unsure which one related to clutch, ordered wrong part. Finally ordered correct upper cruise control switch for clutch, working now. 
1200 mi OnStar malfunctioning - warranty 
136000 mi

US $90
front passenger window stopped working. Front passenger switch replaced, had to call GM dealership to order the part, then drive 2 hr round trip to pick up the part. Unfortunately, would still not function off master switch. 
178000 mi

US $360
Spliced 7 wires in harness that all simultaneously broke? Affected pwr windows, locks, interior lights, windshield wipers , stereo 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

62000 mi Door switch issue... car alarm would go off randomly, dome light would come on and off randomly. 
133500 mi

US $106
replaced power window switch in drivers door, so power windows would work properly 
73000 mi

US $152
Problem started just before 36,000 mile warranty ended but I did not get it fixed because nearest dlr is 2 hours away. I removed the window motor and replaced it by myself. $152 for the window motor from Saturn. This been the only problem in 73k mi. 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

11160 mi Cruise control works only sometimes. 
22940 mi Cruise control sometimes stops working after driving for more than 20 minutes. They said there were no codes and therefore nothing more they could do. They didn't even drive the vehicle. 
2500 mi Door check clicked 
3000 mi Door check broke again, problem finally solved 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

55180 mi

C $1300
Had to replace the compressor 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

100000 mi

US $800
Replaced condenser, purge and recharge refrigerant 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Cruise control if turned off and then back on again would not activate until car was stopped turned off and restarted. rear bushings replaced at same time as vehicLE was taken in for cruise issue. 
89900 mi battery died following ignition key not being able to be shut off. This was the 5th time this occured only this time the battery froze. one month later GM issues recall notice on the identical issue. dealer says its not a recall but TSB 
90000 mi

US $158
Went to start car, it wouldn't turn over, just clicked. Finally turned on after jumping car, needed battery 

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2007 Saturn ION Electrical Problems

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