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2007 Saturn ION repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 155 repairs.

2007 Saturn ION repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (59%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 51 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Saturn ION

Engine not specified

Saturn in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

1860 mi
Check engine light came on when vehicule clocked over 1000km on January 4th. Was told that it was not a big deal and was given an appointment on February 21nd. I left the vehicule there all day and got it back in the evening. Light came back on three ... 
Saturn in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

13020 mi
Loud rattling noise coming from the driver side when traveling over 100km/h. 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ION in Illinois, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2011
Nov 2007

3400 mi
Fuel gauge sender and fuel pump failed. Was in shop twice for a duration of three weeks for parts to be acquired by dealer. Repaired under new-car warranty. 
May 2008

9000 mi

US $60
Right rear brakes were squealing. Were not properly assembled and lubricated during manufacture. 
Jul 2008

10000 mi
Squeak coming from right front when going over modest bumps on road at 20 mph or greater. 
Aug 2008

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. 
Sep 2008

12000 mi

US $9
Brake pedal was making a squeaking noise when depressed. Used spray lubricant on pedal arm mechanism inside car. Squeak went away and has not returned a week later. 
Jan 2009

15000 mi
Squeaking noise coming from engine compartment. Only present for about 15 minutes when car cold and first started up.  
Apr 2010

23000 mi
Left lower control arm was noisy. Defective part was replaced under OEM Warranty. Rear right brakes were very squeaky when brake pedal pushed down. Also when parking brake engaged. Brakes were disassembled and parts were lubricated. 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn ION in Washington, United States
Jan 2007 - May 2014
Nov 2007

4500 mi
Rear Passenger window regulator loose in track. Replace regulator in track - no charge warranty 
Mar 2008

8000 mi

US $33
Clutch pedal feels like it catches on something at the release when synchronizing. Continues to get worse as time goes by. 
Nov 2008

26000 mi
Turning the wheel there was some grinding noise. Turns out there were rocks in the Strut Adjuster. I think that is correct. Promblem resolved  
Dec 2009

52000 mi

US $52
Don't have the work order so unable to explain. Emissions and something burned out. Will try to find out and explain 
May 2011

89000 mi
Valve # 3 was replaced - problem was fixed by power train warranty. 
Nov 2012

126500 mi

US $800
needed a new fuel pump - will make another trip to repair fuel gage - not working - faulty pump 
May 2014

142000 mi
unrepaired problem with the front end 
Saturn ION in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

600 mi
Edges of trunk lid cutting into rear bumper facia - warranty, unfixable 
Sep 2007

800 mi
Cruise control switch on steering wheel replaced - warranty 
Nov 2007

2000 mi
roof appliques rattling - foam padding replaced - warranty 
Dec 2007

5000 mi
rubber sound padding under dash cracking and falling apart - not resolved yet as of 03/08. 
Feb 2008

8000 mi
Clutch cruise control (upper) replaced - warranty 
Nov 2008

1200 mi
OnStar malfunctioning - warranty 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ION in Florida, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2009
May 2009

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

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn ION in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2008 - Jan 2016
Dec 2008

6200 mi
The mechanics saw the problem was imminent during a previous maintenance visit. During this maintenance visit, both control arm bushings were replaced, because they split. This is a common issue on this model. 
Sep 2009

12400 mi
Both control arm end links replaced. Again. Common issue. 
Nov 2009

14900 mi
RPMs were not dropping while coasting with the engine not in gear. RPMs remained at ~1500 until full stop. Issue appears to be fixed for now after a computer reflash. 
Saturn ION in New York, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2009
Jun 2008

10000 mi
the plastic facia flashing under the front had come loose and was flapping below the car 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ION in Michigan, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2015
Mar 2009

67000 mi

US $168
Warped rotors; needed to be turned/machined. Door seal super slow leak. 
Dec 2010

114000 mi

US $820
Heater core strangely started leaking one day. Very unusual to happen on these cars, which is why the part cost so much (no one carries it in stock, even dealer)! Had it fixed in 1 day; however, it is a 5 hr labor rate. 
Jul 2012

157300 mi

US $740
Replaced front struts and rear shocks. 
Sep 2013

182000 mi

US $1200
Camshaft Position Solenoids and Timing Chain Replacement 
Sep 2015

193000 mi
Emissions Purge Valve replaced. 

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2007 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ION in California, United States
Oct 2008 - Dec 2015
Dec 2008

37000 mi
Brakes were making noice when driving car for a long time. 
Dec 2009

44000 mi
the power steering would go out, fixed 
May 2012

63000 mi

US $1150
Blew out engine. Replaced engine. 

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2007 Saturn ION Repair Histories

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