This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. This product is made of highquality materials to serve you for years to come. Ive looked all over under the hood and through the manual, but i. The 2005 saturn ion has 3 nhtsa complaints for the power train. Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. Saturn ion problems 2005 saturn ion engine problems. My son has a saturn ion 2003 with 220,000 miles on it.
Saturn ion problems 2005 saturn ion power train problems arfc. My 2005 saturn ion has problems while driving and check. It was no sports car, but certainly peppy enough with 175hp. Manual transmission floor shifter problems of the 2005 saturn ion one problem related to manual transmission floor shifter has been reported for the 2005 saturn ion. Saturn ion problems 2005 saturn ion power train problems. Other saturn vehicles are equipped with manual transmissions. This database includes information received by nhtsa from consumers either directly or as recorded by the vehicle safety hotline. Amsoil transmission fluids offer the best protection for your ion, even in the most severe driving conditions. Where is the transmission dipstick located on a 2005. Our list of 10 known complaints reported by owners can help you fix your 2005 saturn ion.
I was driving my 2005 saturn ion2 and the brakes totally failed when i depressed the clutch on my 5 speed transmission. The repair at the dealer takes about 1 hour and mine was covered by garanty. Find 2005 saturn ion recalls information, reported by the nhtsa, and we will help you find a nearby service center where you can get your car fixed. Manual transmission floor shifter problems of the 2005. The saturn vue and the l300 sedan have been left largely unchanged for the 2005 model year. Saturn ion manual transmission fluid change cost estimate. Complete manual transmissions for saturn ion for sale ebay. After taking it in for service the mechanic told me that the slave cylinder was leaking and allowed air into the brake system because the brakes and clutch have a shared hydraulic fluid reservoir. Index a good place to quickly locate information about the vehicle is the index in the back of the manual. This video shows the replacement of a broken set of shifter cables on my saturn sl2. How to install clutch 2005 saturn ion self adjusting clutch without.
Manual transmission floor shifter problems of the 2005 saturn ion one problem related to manual transmission floor shifter has been reported for the 2005 saturn. I have driven a manual transmission since i was 15 yo. How do i check the transmission fluid in a 2005 saturn ion. What may appear to be a transmission issue may actually be an engine performance problem. Under the hood, the ion comes equipped with a 140 horsepower 2. Saturn ion automatic transmission diagnosis cost estimate. No transmission should last forever but the vti transmission in the ion lasted much more like you would expect any trans to last in any car. My ion 2005 wouldnt start on first try but it would after 15 minutes of the initial try. Manual transmission saturn ion 2005 05 2006 06 2007 07 fits. See realworld saturn ion problems as described by other saturn ion owners. Saturns cv joint, manual transmission, gaskets, best.
It can not handle the weight of the vue, hence the horrible reliability. In the case of problems with these vehicles, owners have reported worn cooling lines and bent clutch disks. Shawn villalpando replaces a transmission in a saturn sseries. It has an ignition switch defect and saturn will not recall the part for the model will be discontinued in 2008. Id start by looking at the end links on the shifter cables both under the hood and under the shifter boot.
This is not a new technology it has been used in industrial gearboxes since the 1930s. Designed using stateoftheart technology and with customers in. Saturn models that feature an automatic transmission sometimes slip between gears. Get 2005 saturn ion repair and maintenance costs, common problems, recalls, and more. Theres a drain plug on the bottom of the transmission its a 24mm head thats where u drain it no filter to change it takes about 4.
Get the best deals on complete manual transmissions for saturn ion when you shop the largest online selection at. Ive had my 2005 saturn ion for 4 years, bought it used with 36k miles. In yet another big red mark on gms ledger, the general has settled a classaction lawsuit brought by the owners of more than 90,000 saturn vue and ion modelsthat came with gms vti continuously. The vti transmission ions didnt have 12 the problems with the same trans because their weight was better suited to the design. Saturn ion mu3 transmission 2005, clutch slave cylinder by dorman. Rockauto ships auto parts and body parts from over 300 manufacturers to customers doors worldwide, all at warehouse prices. Get the best deals on complete auto transmissions for saturn ion when you shop the largest online selection at. When i left the red light i went through the gears to get up to speed and as i came to 4th gear the shifter would not go in. The ion replaced the saturn sseries in 2002, and was replaced by the new saturn astra in 2008. Saturn claims it isnt a problem with the car, but rather with my key. The worst complaints are transmission failure, power train. Saturn vue transmission problems page 2 car forums at. Please keep this manual in your vehicle, so it will be there if you ever need it when youre on the road. The ion was just not a saturn to me, except for the plastic body panels.
The most recently reported issues are listed below. Complete auto transmissions for saturn ion for sale ebay. Using a properly formulated transmission fluid for your saturn ion can protect your vehicle from costly problems down the road. I have owned this vehicle since brand new and i love it. Get detailed information on the 2005 saturn ion including specifications and data that includes dimensions, engine specs, warranty, standard features, options, and more. Where is the transmission dipstick located on a 2005 saturn ion. Not legal in new york and maine for vehicles with california. Choose for me to minimize cost choose for me to minimize cost.
We have 84 saturn ion vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 32 1. Dormans clutch slave cylinder effectively returns hydraulic pressure to the clutch system, restoring the ability to shift properly again. The 2004 saturn ion has 12 problems reported for transmission failure. The manual gearbox and vti continuously variable transmission available on prior ion models has been dropped for 2005. Where is the transmission dipstick located on a 2005 saturn. As i have aged, it has become more difficult for me to shift. To see how frequently saturn ion problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. Get the best deals on complete auto transmissions for saturn ion when you shop the largest online. Another common issue is simply an automatic transmission that shifts noisily or seems to labor. The 6 dollar fix for your troublesome 05 vue with manual transmission shifting issues. Saturn 2005 ion chronic check engine light problem.
This part is manufactured by one of the most trusted names in the automotive industry to keep your vehicle performing optimally. Saturn sseries manual transmission shifter cable replacement. Clutch problems of saturn ion car problems, statistics. A shop should test drive the vehicle and perform a few checks to. The saturn ion was a compact car sold by saturn between the 2003 and 2007 model years. It is an alphabetical list of what is in the manual and the page number where it can be found. When i brought this car i did not know the transmission was out, so i.401 1331 646 405 877 1303 287 1449 1040 988 1287 1009 981 786 1562 1366 1101 603 1096 1203 1540 1405 1182 267 1418 275 556 785 849 1029 864 1178 1048 227 390 555