2004 Saturn Ion Red Line Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Saturn Ion Red Line

2004 Saturn Ion Red Line Problems

Flush cooling system every 60,000 miles

GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70,000 miles.

Flush brake fluid every 60,000 miles

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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2004 Saturn Ion Red Line Questions

What do the representcodes: P2135 and 1681 (1 answer)

Service engine light comes on, then the engine with the down arrow appears and power is lost.

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2004 Saturn Ion Red Line Reviews

Overall A GREAT car, although I am experiencing transmission difficulties right now and am having trouble locating a new tranny to replace my broken one. But other than that a great car, good steering and brakes and i love the 'suicide' doors. lol

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