Safety Ratings
2003 Saturn Ion
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints524
Number of Investigations5
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2003 Saturn Ion vehicles

2003 Saturn Ion (4/7/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E012000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

2003 Saturn Ion (11/16/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V547000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE TURN SIGNAL LAMP AND DAYTIME RUNNING LAMP (DRL) ON EITHER FRONT SIDE CAN STOP WORKING BECAUSE OF LOSS OF CONTACT BETWEEN THE BULB AND SOCKET.

Defect: IF A FRONT TURN SIGNAL LAMP IS INOPERATIVE, OTHERS MAY REACT MORE SLOWLY TO A TURNING VEHICLE AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRL/TURN SIGNAL BULB ON BOTH THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT SIDE AND INSPECT FOR AND ADD A DRL JUMPER KIT IF NOT PRESENT. THE RECALL BEGAN NOVEMBER 17, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876.

2003 Saturn Ion (1/5/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V003000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.2L 4-CYLINDER (L61) ENGINES WERE BUILT WITH A FUEL FILTER THAT COULD CORRODE PREMATURELY ON THE EXTERIOR SURFACE.

Defect: IF CORROSION ON THE EXTERIOR SURFACE OF THE FUEL FILTER PROGRESSES TO THE POINT OF CREATING A HOLE IN THE SHELL, FUEL DROPLETS COULD FORM AND DROP TO THE GROUND. IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD RESULT.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 30, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876.

2003 Saturn Ion (1/5/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V004000

Component Name: VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 118, "POWER-OPERATED WINDOW, PARTITION, AND ROOF PANEL SYSTEMS." THE POWER WINDOWS AND/OR SUNROOF MAY BE OPERABLE AFTER THE IGNITION HAS BEEN TURNED TO THE "OFF" POSITION AND THE FRONT PASSENGER DOOR IS OPENED.

Defect: IF UNSUPERVISED CHILDREN ARE LEFT UNATTENDED IN THE VEHICLE AND OPERATE THE POWER WINDOWS OR SUNROOF, THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL UPGRADE THE BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) CALIBRATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 30, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876.

2003 SATURN ION for sale

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New Listing
$5,591

2003 SATURN ION 2

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 89326 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Gilbert, AZ
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

New Listing
$6,988

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 89286 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$5,000

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 102421 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Schaumburg, IL
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$8,000

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 63000 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sheboygan, WI
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$6,490

2003 SATURN ION 1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 80511 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

$3,882
Price Reduced

2003 SATURN ION 2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 156888 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Greenacres, FL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

$5,995

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 124267 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Clearwater, FL
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$4,988

2003 SATURN ION 1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 112630 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fort Myers, FL
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$5,991

2003 SATURN ION 2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 87047 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$5,990

2003 SATURN ION 2

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 128070 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Indianapolis, IN
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$6,995

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 81258 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Jefferson City, MO
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

New Listing
$3,998

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 184772 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lexington, KY
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$3,850

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 145247 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ocoee, FL
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

$5,997

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98956 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Virginia Beach, VA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

$4,977

2003 SATURN ION 3

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 128555 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tacoma, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
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