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Looking how to reset 04 saturn ion airbag module were is it and how do you fix it after airbags go off

2004 Saturn ION | Answered on Feb 14, 2020


It isn't a standard option, so you might not have one. If you have, the heater is in one of the core plugs on the side of the engine block. The wire is normally routed out of the lower grill at the front.

https://www.google.com/search?q=2007+saturn+vue+block+heater+location

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Feb 14, 2020


How to disable the alarm on a Saturn Outlook 2008 does not turn on

Tip & How-To about Cars & Trucks
Want to bypass your vehicle security system?
The short answer is you can't!

All modern cars have alarms and immobilizers. There is a chip in the key and a chip in the ignition lock. If both are present, the ECM (engine control module) releases power to the ignition circuit. When you turn the key, the starter spins the engine and you get a spark. If any one of those three items are not in the chain, you get the engine to turn, but no spark. There is no way to beat the system. You have to fix what is wrong, not find a way around it.


The immobilizer is in place to stop exactly what you are trying to do.

Sugerencias y procedimientos sobre autom?viles y camiones
¿Quiere evitar el sistema de seguridad de su veh?culo?
¡La respuesta corta es que no puedes!
Todos los autom?viles modernos tienen alarmas e inmovilizadores. Hay un chip en la llave y un chip en la cerradura de encendido. Si ambos est?n presentes, el ECM (m?dulo de control del motor) libera energ?a al circuito de encendido. Cuando gira la llave, el motor de arranque hace girar el motor y obtiene una chispa. Si alguno de esos tres elementos no est? en la cadena, puede hacer que el motor gire, pero sin chispa. No hay forma de vencer al sistema. Tienes que arreglar lo que est? mal, no encontrar una forma de evitarlo.
El inmovilizador est? en su lugar para detener exactamente lo que est? tratando de hacer.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Feb 14, 2020


well the only way to unlock the radio is this,,,there is a 4 digit code stored in the radio you need to get it from the radio,you must press and hold radio preset buttons 1 and 2 for 5 seconds and then a 4 digit code will appear,write down that code and respond to me so i can get you the unlock code,,only dealers can get the unlock code,i need to call saturn with that code thats in the radio to get you the unlock code,and then you enter the unlock code and you good to go,,,or you can take it to saturn and they may or may not do it for you for free,,but if you want just get back to me with the unlock code

2000 Saturn Ls... | Answered on Feb 06, 2020


Check around thermostat housing. Usually threaded in with a 2 or 3 wire plug.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 30, 2020


The ABS control unit needs to be specially bled as well as at the wheel brake cylinders. The procedure is in the service manual.

How did you manage to conclude it was the left rear brake assembly problem from a squisshy brake pedal? That would indicate there is still air in that line to the brake, and at least the brake fluid in that line may be very old - sounds like the system badly needs complete fluid replacement with brand new fluid, not just a partial bleed. If the fluid in the line to the rear brake has not been completely replaced, it could be that or a problem brake caliper

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 26, 2020


Any slight imbalance in the rotating fan will be most noticeable at low speed because it may be hitting something in the cavity. Check it out of the car.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 23, 2020


Check Idle Air Contol solenoid.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 21, 2020


When does this happen ? Driving down the road ,just sitting in your drive way ,engine running or not .

Door Lock System Components
The Power Door Lock System consists of the following components:
• Body control module (BCM)
• Driver door lock switch
• Front passenger door lock switch
• Reversible door lock actuator in each of the doors
• IBCM (PWR) 15-amp fuse
• Driver door cylinder switch, if equipped


Door Lock System Controls
The Power Door Lock System is controlled by the body control module (BCM) and can be activated by any one of the following:
• A door lock switch lock or unlock actuation
• A keyless entry transmitter actuation
• An automatic door lock or unlock actuation
• A last door closed locking (LDCL) actuation
If the driver door cylinder switch feature of the vehicle is functional, the locks may also be operated by a driver door cylinder switch lock or unlock activation


Your best bet , take it to a qualified repair shop , one with a professional scan tool that can view BCM - DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes .

Power Door Lock Switch Operation
Each door lock switch is wired to the body control module (BCM) through a separate door lock/unlock signal circuit. While these circuits are separated between the BCM and respective door lock switch, they are connected into a single circuit within the BCM. The BCM supplies voltage through the door lock/unlock signal circuits to each door lock switch. When either door lock switch is operated, this supply voltage is pulled to ground, providing the BCM with the required lock or unlock signal. In order for the BCM to distinguish between a lock and unlock signal, the lock switch contains two separate paths for this voltage to flow to the same body ground. When the switch is operated to the unlock position, the supply voltage flows to ground through a 1.5 K? resistor. When the switch is operated to the lock position, the supply voltage flows to ground through a different part of the switch circuit, which has no resistor. The BCM then interprets the flow of voltage as a lock or unlock request and powers the door lock actuators to the appropriate lock or unlock position.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 16, 2020


First, check to see if any computer codes are stored. With a scanner check the reference voltage to the throttle body sensor and coolant temperature sensor. If the TBS is reading 5 volts then the computer will think the system is flooded and not fire the injectors. If the CTS is bad the computer will think it is 40 below and flood the engine. Also be sure that the plugs are good and the air filter is not plugged. How much pressure is in the fuel rail? 50-60 psi is running pressure.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 16, 2020


I believe they have a fan switch that tells the fan when to turn on. If so them switches go bad as and don't cost much. It either does and you can follow the hot wire from the fan motor to the switch that will be in the water jacket usually in the front or side if engine. If the wire goes straight into a wiring harness it us controlled by the computer an DC is a much bigger problem to have fixed.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 13, 2020


Take help from online websites that have this service like helping in repair some like reliable-store have instant help.. others are a bit slow which I don't prefer... rest is up to u.. U can also get free manuals

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 11, 2020


most likely in the service manual

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 06, 2020


Just to add to this one if the reduced power light is coming on then your having a failure in your electronic throttle system. Get the computer scanned for codes and post the exact code numbers not the code descriptions.

2004 Saturn VUE | Answered on Jan 02, 2020


I think there are rolling codes. You may have to find instruction how to program new key to your car. Usually requires original key to be present.

Saturn Cars &... | Answered on Jan 01, 2020

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