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2001 Saturn 1.9 stick sporadically will not start asin turn

Customer Question

2001 Saturn 1.9 stick sporadically will not start asin turn the key and totally nothing no click no nothing .
JA: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?
Customer: ill check
JA: What is the model of your '01 Saturn?
Customer: s series I noticed when you turn the key the radio goes blank
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: hopefully
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: the steering wheel does turn as you asked
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

Hi Im David. you need to replace the ignition switch and key lock cylinder. gm vehicle are well known for these same issues.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it wa s the starter
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

Im happy to hear you got it fixed. I was just going with my experience with intermittent starts on gm vehicles.

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

please always remember there is no better place to troubleshoot a vehicle than taking it to a shop. As online techs we have many years of experience on a wide variety of vehicles ans alot of resources to use to help customers as yourself, but vehicles are finicky and sometimes it turns out to be the obvious...sometimes not. Please leave a positive rating for me as its the only way i get credit for my answers. have a good day, and once again, glad you got it fixed. cheers.

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

please rate my service...thank you