How to Diagnose a Saturn Ignition Key or Switch Problem?

Answer Saturn vehicles use a transponder inside the ignition key to prevent unauthorized engine starting. There is a component inside the dash and linked to the ignition switch that sends a signal to the ... Read More »

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How to Diagnose a Bad Ignition Switch?

The ignition system is responsible for starting your vehicle and providing power to the spark plug, which keeps the engine running. The ignition system includes the battery that provides stored ene... Read More »

How to Change a Saturn SC-1 Ignition Switch?

The ignition switch in your Saturn SC1 is located behind the ignition lock cylinder. If your switch is failing, it can cause your vehicle to stall, start hard or not start at all. If the indicator ... Read More »

How to Replace the Ignition Switch on a Saturn?

What happens when you try to start your Saturn but the ignition cylinder will not budge? You try wriggling your steering wheel, to no avail. It appears your lock cylinder is broken, which means you... Read More »

How to Replace the Ignition Switch on a 1998 Saturn SL?

The ignition switch in the 1998 Saturn SL is protected by the upper steering wheel column. Although activated by the ignition key, the switch is further down and provides electrical power to the st... Read More »