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Occasionally when I'm at a dead stop and press the

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Occasionally when I'm at a dead stop and press the accelerator nothing happens and the battery light comes on. I turn the car off and back on and it runs fine. Accelerator pedal with sensor have been replaced. Still doing it. Any clue!

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery? Have you tried testing the alternator?

Yes, both are fine

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Saturn?

2007 ion

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ion yourself? What have you tried so far?

I've replaced the gas pedal with throttle position sensor

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, that's it

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Saturn
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Saturn Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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Saturn Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

you may have a sticky throttle plate, I would suggest a through cleaning with some aggressive carb cleaner and a toothbrush, you dont want to see any black carbon at all when your done cleaning

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