WHATS THE CLUNCKING IN THE STEERING 05 MALIBU ELECTRIC STEERING
I've noticed that most of the new GM Malibu's, G 6's and saturn Ions that
use electric steering have a noticeable clunk when the vehicle is not
moving and you turn the steering wheel from side to side just a few inches.
This video shows just one possible cause for the clunking noise.
Saturn Ion ignition switch replace part 2
I have 6 videos
Part - 1 - removing the steering column bezel
Part - 2 - Replacing the ignition switch and putting the steering column
bezel back on
Part - 3 - First step of the Pass Lock reset
Part - 4 - second step of the Pass Lock reset
Part - 5 - third step of the Pass Lock reset
Part - 6 - Success.
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.
Toyota Supra Vs. Turbo Saturn (With story)
* I know this video is old, and has been seen by thousands, but i wanted to
upload this to set the story straight.*
I was in this 1997 Toyota Supra that was owned by a close personal friend
when we raced this Saturn. This took place near Milwaukee,Wi around
2004-2006 time frame.
The rumor about this supra being some 1000 horsepower car is completely
false.The Supra was a built 3.0L motor,built head,cams, AEM EMS V1. With a
Sound Performance SPSS850GTW. (Pretty much a GT4088 which is in the 63mm
family of turbos) The night this was
filmed the Supra was on pump gas and the low Boost setting (18psi) With that Boost on that turbo the horsepower was somewhere in
the mid-low 500 wheel horsepower range. not the
800-1000 that alot of youtuber's claim. As you can see we stopped in the
video and talked for quite awhile. Mike (the owner of the saturn) has since
moved. The supra in the Video has since been sold and wrecked. We were both
in shock and very impressed with this Saturn. We later found out it made
For those unaware those Saturn's weigh between 2200-2400lbs, where this
Supra weights 3700. Therefore the power/weight is actually VERY similar to
each other. Either way great night, TWO good cars, and two very respectable
Ecotec LSJ powered 95 Saturn SC2
My 95 Saturn SC2 with a 2005 Saturn Ion redline engine and trans swap.
Current mods are ZZP front mount heat exchanger, ZZP dual pass endplate,
ZZP stage 1 pcm, Cobalt addictions shorty header with 3 inch down pipe and
2.5 inch full Exhaust. None of this
would have been possible without the help of my best friend Lee Alt. He is
the owner of Lees garage and a master fabricator and welder. This guy could
build his own space shuttle from scrap parts.
Magnus Walker: Turbo Fever - XCAR
Magnus Walker, the Urban Outlaw, talks to XCAR about his passion for
vintage Porsche 911 turbos.
Click here to see Magnus talk about his '66 Irish Green 911:
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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 Idle problem.mov
In this video we show you how to replace an idle air control solenoid and
clean the throttle body on a 1996 Saturn. This car was having a
excessively high idle. It would stay at 1500 RPM even though your foot was
not on the gas pedal. This was caused by carbon build up around and behind
the throttle body as well as a defective idle air control solenoid.
Jonesy's Auto Club videos are for reference and entertainment only and
should not be taken as a direct step by step guides. If you attempt a
repair like the one seen in this video please use the proper safety
equipment, take your time and do the job right.
How to Turbo - Part 1
After buying a Euro car last episode, Marty discovers he has not yet found
his perfect vehicle... In this extended episode, we reveal what he got, and
show how to make it faster.
Wanna show the world that you fix your own shizzle? MCM stickers, ti shirts
and other mad shizuoika available here:
Official Site: http://www.mightycarmods.com
Music from the episode is available here:
http://www.mightycarmods.com/collections/music (Forced Induction by MOOG
was featured in this episode)
Also something to note around Mighty Car Mods: we are normal guys and are
not trained mechanics. We like to make interesting car mods and show you
how we've gone about it, but we can't promise that anything we show you
will work for your particular car, or that you won't harm yourself, someone
else, your car or your warranty doing it. Please be safe, be responsible
and unless you know what you're doing, do not fool around with very serious
machinery just because you've seen us make it look so easy. Talk to a
qualified mechanic if you are in any doubt.