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The security lock needs to be reset on my 2005 Saturn ion 2,

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The security lock needs to be reset on my 2005 Saturn ion 2
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yep, key is stuck
JA: Any trouble turning the key in the ignition? Do you have a key fob?
Customer: Yes, I changed the battery
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I just bought it last night
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

will it start?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it didn't. Found that the battery was drained; however, do the running lights automatically come on (orange lights) when the vehicle starts?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I found the orange lights on this morning and my son said he turned them off.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

was the switch on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It took a jump very quickly and was only 12%.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I turned them off; however, it look like they were on when he started the vehicle.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

it sounds more llike human error than mechanical error but i would make sure the lights are off tonight and tomorrow and if it doesnt start again then you know its a mechanical failure and if so respond back and i can walk you through the next step and we can work through it , i will leave this question open for future correspondence but in the mean time i hope you can rate me 5 stars !

Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

thank you