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Saturn ION: ion 2003. wont start. when key in ignition, only

Customer Question

ion 2003. wont start. when key in ignition, only the yellow check engine light comes on. tries to start, cuts off after 2 seconds. also NO other power in car. no headlights, dome light ,radio, nothing
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! Thank you for requesting me! Can I start by getting your VIN?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

1G8AJ52F23Z178812

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.
Larry,
Thank you for the VIN!
If your sure that all fuses are good on the vehicle, I would suspect a bad Body control module or even a bad ignition switch.
Customer
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

i can replace the ignition switch. how easy is it to replace the bcm

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.
The BCM is not hard to replace. Howeverm it will need to be programmed after it is replaced.
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.
The BCM is not hard to replace. Howeverm it will need to be programmed after it is replaced.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

who can do this? are there any saturn dealers around? i am in so calif.

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.
Hello and sorry for the delay! IF you send me your zip code, I can try to help you locate a saturn dealership in your area.
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 year ago.
Hello!
It'sCustomerfrom just answer. I am just checking in to see how things are going and to see if you need any further assistance?
Let me know!
Customer