2004 Saturn Ion Coupe
This 1 has a 2.2L 4 Cyl making 140 HP while paired to a CVT.
This is a Coupe but it has 2 small doors that open for rear set passenger. Typical Low Rent Saturn Interior of 2004. Very Creaky & Squeaky plastics everywhere. It is not a small car & can accommodate 4 passengers Rater well, but execution of the car was done poorly.
06 ION Redline vs 09 Cobalt SS/TC
ION Redline mods: CTI Full Exhaust,
80# Fuel Injectors, E85, M62 w/ Ported outlet/Polished inlet, 2.6" Pulley,
HPTuners Custom Tune, B&M Short Throw Shifter, K&N Drop In Filter, ZZP S3
Heat Exchanger, Dual Pass Endplate, GM Option B Kit
Cobalt SS/TV mods: GM Stage 1, Hahn 3" cat-back, K&N Drop in Filter
Its a 2009 Cobalt SS/TC. Here is a link with more information about the
So can you guys stop your whinnying?
2004 Saturn Ion Coupe: The Best Car Ever Made
I'm selling my Saturn. Want it?
Throw me your best offer!
FAQ: I'm in Dallas, TX. Let's do it!
The car just had an oil change, engine flush, fresh brake fluid, and an
inspection. It should be good to go for awhile!
Supercharged Accelerations Saturn Ion Redline
**Update - Edited out some of the less exciting parts (will try to get some
better video with my Nikon D5100 soon)** Use headphones if you can, filmed
it with my iPhone so not the best audio quality. Compilation of some good
sounding accelerations in my 2005 Saturn Ion Redline with the Supercharger in the background. Filmed with both a
windshield mount and Miveu-X chest mount. 2.0L Ecotec LSJ Supercharged
engine 2.5" pulley, K&N air filter. Also has Sprint lowering springs, Hurst
short throw shifter, and K40 dual radar detectors.
Music: MoonlightGriefing- Devon Hanna, Trancing- Infyuthsion. Audiotool.com
2003 Saturn Ion that won't start in cold weather
Documenting my attempt to use a fix I found on the internet to resolve an
issue that plagues 2003-2004 Saturn Ions. The models in this year can have
difficulty starting in cold weather. At first it was pretty sporadic for
me but this year it was almost constant.
In the video I replace the ignition switch which actually ended up
resolving my problem. I guess there is a lubricant in this switch that
SHOULDN'T harden in cold weather but the ones that shipped in the cars of
these years do. Total cost $29.99 and about 30 minutes of time.
The specific symptoms you will see with this issue are (usually in cold
weather) you will try to start the car and it might crank a couple times
but then die. When you try to start it again you will hear a short fire
but then it stops. This is because the security system has kicked in and
shut off fuel to the vehicle for 10 minutes. After you wait 10 minutes you
can try to start it again. This cycle can happen multiple times (at its
worst I would have to go almost an hour of doing this).
Once you replace the part you may have to reset the security (passlock).
This is done by turning the key to start (but it won't) and then leaving it
in the run position until the lock light in the dash quits blinking (about
10 minutes). You then do this again (again waiting 10 minutes) and finally
a THIRD time (waiting another 10 minutes). After the third attempt you
turn the key to OFF and wait 30 seconds (this waiting is important I am
told!). It should then fire up.
Be sure to watch this on the Web if you can as I have a lot of in-video
comments to help!
Saturn ION Pedders Xa Coilover Install.f4v
Alan's autocross Saturn ION gets a set of Pedders Xa coilovers installed
DIY style in a driveway. This video serves as a Do-It-Yourself guide. After
watching this video if you are not confident you can do the install on your
own, don't do it without the assistance of a more experienced DIY mechanic
or take your car to a Pedders shop. Overall, it is not a complex install.
If you have changed struts on a car you should be able to handle this
2004 Saturn Ion 2.2 Misfire Case Study (P0300)
To learn more about Engine Performance Diagnostics, go to
This video covers primary ignition operation and coil current ramping on a
waste spark ignition system. The engine that is in this Saturn Ion is a
Chevy 2.2L Ecotec and is the same engine used in the Chevy Cavalier.
Some other highlights of this video:
How to use misfire counters on scan data.
Transistor operation and testing.
Ignition coil current ramp analysis.
How to check resistance of an ignition coil on an Ecotec engine.
How to check an ignition module with a test light.
2004-2005 Saturn Ion & Vue MP3 Radio in 2000-2002 Saturn S-Series
This video demonstrates a Saturn MP3-capable factory/OEM radio from a
2004-2005 Saturn Ion & Vue installed into a 2000-2002 Saturn S-Series.
This radio requires modifying the factory radio plug. but otherwise
fits/operates perfectly in the following Saturns: 2000-2002 S-Series,
2000-2005 L-Series, 2002-2003 Vue, and 2003 Ion.
It is also a plug and play swap for 2004-2005 Saturn Ion and Vue that don't
already have it since it was optional from Saturn for those years & models.
Here is a link to the instructions: