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2005 Saturn ION repairs by problem area

Chart based on 78 repairs.

2005 Saturn ION suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 13 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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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

28700 mi Front control arm bushing fell loose from the control arm. Dealer replaced despite being out of warranty 
73000 mi

US $93
Control Arm Bushing came loose from its mounting. Replaced control arm 
104000 mi

US $75
Stabilizer bar links and bushings replaced due to rattling 
159000 mi

US $300
noise from front suspension, replaced bushings and control arms and stabilizer links 

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

94000 mi

US $600
Swaybar links replaced on both sides. 
146700 mi

US $150
Excessive noise at front driver side wheel. 
112840 mi

C $500
One front bearing changed. 
65000 mi

US $200
Both rear shocks replaced after I noticed one was leaking..car does not bounce so much going over rough roads 
79000 mi

US $262
Replaced both front stabilizer link bars as the y were worn and loose. front end noise going over bumps stopped had both rear shocks replaced as rear end bounced a lot 
81000 mi

US $326
front right wheel bearing was replaced as it was noisy 
93000 mi

US $150
Both rear shocks replaced for Pennsylvania state inspection due to leaks. 
70000 mi

US $291
suspension problem 
70000 mi

US $100
Replaced lower control arm bushings, stabilizer end links and bushings by myself 
92500 mi

US $580
Struts 

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

80000 mi

US $550
Replaced struts shocks 

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

85000 mi Shocks, Struts, Break Pads and Rotors. 

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2005 Saturn ION Suspension Problems

70 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Saturn ION. 15 of these members (21.4%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 23 suspension repairs to 2005 Saturn IONs--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2005 Saturn ION problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.