Saturn Ion Problem Report
Saturn Ion Check Engine Light Due to Engine Misfire
My oil pan got broken so I had and oil leek and then my engine blew there was alot of smoke and now it keeps making a clicking noise but it won't start!!! - Visitor
missing cyl 2 and 4 replaced ign module 2 times and come back with same problem - georgefish
2 times the check engine light ignition coil shorted out had to have new spark plugs in. had ignition coil put in -- today check engine light on ignition coil miss firing they will warrety that out but need to replace it with a ign control/mod/unit???? so with in 2 weeks this has happend - Visitor
Same problem, many trips to dealer and unsuccessful repair. Went to junkyard and purchased used ignition coils and installed myself and it fixed the problem for a time. Eventually, the problem returned - Visitor
While driving, I can feel my car "putter", I step on the gas pedal and all the gauges drop down. It takes about 3 times of turning my car back on & pressing the gas pedal before the car will stay on and move. We took it to a mechanic and the engine light was reading a misfire. they changed the spark plugs, and the car is still doing it. they said their only other thought was the coil packs. If other people are having this problem, maybe this should be added to the long list of RECALLS!!!!!! - Visitor
i was coming home one day and the engine started ticking and everytime i stop at a stop light it will die when i put the clutch in plz help - Visitor
Parked it for the night, it was fine...woke up the next morning to it misfiring. Put in injector cleaner, chaned boots, plugs, and coil. Also chaned out fuel filter. Next step is ignition coil. Only code coming up is a random misfire code. Still in the process of repairs. I have a 2006 Saturn ion 2 with 71350 miles. - Visitor
3rd cylinder misfire, sputters down the road and kicks its horrible. Its in the shop now getting fixed again This is round 2 with the coil - kacha
Random misfire detected. Not fixed - Visitor
backing up out of driveway turning steering to right loss of steering assist - saturnone
engine misfire #3 - jesse7058
Took car in to have it smogged. When technician hooked it up to test, the engine light came on. He checked it out on the diagnostic and said one cylinder was misfiring and it would cost about $2,000 just to get into the engine not to mention fixing it. What a shame. We had just had both recalls done. We've maintained the car meticulously since we bought it new. - Visitor
Not resolved - Visitor
Power steering program - Visitor
No.3 Cy misfire, and the engine light is on, i've changed the filter and cleaned the oil pipe, but it doesn't work. Sometimes, when the engine light is on, there is a light smell of gas. - Visitor
check engine light came on, diagnostics states it as a random misfire. after replacing plugs, boot, and flushing, we were able to determine it was the ignition coil causing the problem. - Visitor
I had this problem first at 80,000 and again at 195,000 and last at 205,000. It ended up bending the valves and ruined the engine. - Visitor
Jerks, has a hard time starting sometimes, idles rough, - Visitor
misfire, ignition coils replaced twice - Visitor
I had to have my ignition coil and "coil on boots" replaced. 5 months and only 2,000 miles later the ignition coil went bad again. Under warranty thank goodness, but this report doesn't make me hopeful that I won't be back in the shop again soon. - Visitor
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Changed coil pack, plugs, ignition module and problem remains. Removed coil pack and removed p...
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the car died 2 weeks ago, since then we have found a blown fuse for the ignition, change the ig...