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Power steering just stopped when i was driving

I can't find where to put fluid in
when i stopped for a few minutes and then go again it's ok but then it stops again

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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    i have the same problem and was told today the part is 811.00 that isnt labor i will never own another. the sad part is i still owe on the car and the warrany just expired 4 months ago. i just put 200.00 in it last month the bushings were gone.

  • jose_300z Jan 09, 2009

    I have the same issue with my 2005 Saturn ION. I don't understand why this issue is happening on the 2005 models. There should be a recall.

    Does anyone know what I can do to fix this issue instead of replacing the whole steering column?

    Desperate ION owner


  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    When I drive the power steering will go out randomly. Sometimes it will work fine for 30min. ..then turn off. sometimes as short as five min.

    Once I turn the car off and back on it works fine.

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    power sterring just quit working

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    When this happened to my Ion the steering column had to be replaced. I was told that there was a maintance alert about this.Luckily I had an extended warrenty.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    i have a 2005 saturn ion power steering light coming on randomly turning is hard to do. Turn off the vehicle runs fine i guess its an electric power steering. how can i check the fuses if they are bad and what else can i do.

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The steering is electric in the Ion. There is no power steering fluid. It is an electric motor that assists the steering. Check the fuses under the hood first. If they are good you will probably have to go to the dealer to have the motor replaced.

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