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Saturn ion 2005 or 2006 - cannot get key out of ignition

Car is dead, key will not come out of the ignition and we can't get into the trunk (elec. button no lever) to replace the battery. we do not know the exact year of the ion but it is either 2005 or 2006.

how do we get

into the truck

or

get the key out of the ignition.

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If you have a cigarette lighter or power port, usually you can power up the system by using a jumper battery attached a a probe. connect the negative part of the jumper to any good metal surface. make a tube out of cardboard and insert it into the port, then use a phillips head screwdriver attached to the positive cable and touch it to the center terminal of the port while pushing the trunk button in.Even though the cardboard should act as a shield, be careful not to touch anything but the center contact!!!

Posted on May 28, 2009

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    Never saw a jump block on one of those but would likely have seen it if i needed it. Use the jump block if its there!!!

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There a battery peg under the hood so you can jump it

Posted on May 28, 2009

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