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Are my struts out on my 04 Saturn ION?

Everytime I'm driving there is this terrible knocking noise in front and rear of my Saturn ION.  It's getting worse and when I took it to the body shop, he told me that it was not my struts and "I got what I paid for."  I know it's got to be the struts in front and the shocks in back because over even mild bumps, it knocks badly.

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  • mcandrew_j Jan 20, 2009

    I have this same problem for when I drive over uneven roads where my car pops and I just replaced my struts and shocks a year ago. I was told that I need to replace my sway bar end links and that it is possibly that they went bad.

  • unfound Apr 20, 2009

    this sway bar/ end links is a known issue. the replacement parts have a different part # than the stock parts

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I have been having so many problems with my 2005 Saturn Ion

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    my 2005 ion has a knocking in the front when i go over the smallest bump what is it?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I have a'04 ponic grandam the driver side strut is bad. I would like to fix it myself.

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I agree. I see sway bar links go bad and make nosie much more often than struts on Ion's. Take it to a service center you trust.

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