2007 Saturn Ion Owner's Manual

2007 Saturn Ion owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Saturn
Model:
Ion
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.53 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Saturn ION BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Driver Seat Height Adjuster
9
Manual Lumbar
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
13
Passenger Folding Seatback
14
Rear Seats
16
Split Folding Rear Seat
16
Safety Belts
18
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
18
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
23
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
24
Driver Position
24
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment (Sedan)
31
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
32
Right Front Passenger Position
32
Rear Seat Passengers
33
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
36
Safety Belt Pretensioners
40
Safety Belt Extender
40
Child Restraints
41
Older Children
41
Infants and Young Children
44
Child Restraint Systems
47
Where to Put the Restraint
52
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
53
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
61
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
64
Airbag System
68
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
75
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
75
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
76
Passenger Sensing System
77
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
82
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
83
Restraint System Check
84
Checking the Restraint Systems
84
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
85
Features and Controls
87
Keys
89
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
90
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
91
Doors and Locks
94
Door Locks
94
Power Door Locks
95
Delayed Locking
95
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
96
Rear Door Security Locks (Sedan)
96
Lockout Protection
97
Rear Doors (Coupe)
97
Trunk
98
Windows
100
Manual Windows
100
Power Windows
101
Sun Visors
102
Theft-Deterrent Systems
103
Content Theft-Deterrent
103
Passlock®
103
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
104
New Vehicle Break-In
104
Ignition Positions
105
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
108
Starting the Engine
108
Automatic Transaxle Operation
110
Manual Transaxle Operation
112
Parking Brake
115
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transaxle)
116
Shifting Out of Park (P)
118
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transaxle)
118
Parking Over Things That Burn
119
Engine Exhaust
120
Running the Engine While Parked
121
Mirrors
122
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
122
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
125
Outside Remote Control Mirror
128
Outside Power Mirrors
128
Outside Convex Mirror
129
OnStar® System
129
Storage Areas
133
Glove Box
133
Cupholder(s)
133
Center Console Storage Area
133
Roof Rack System
134
Convenience Net
134
Sunroof
135
Instrument Panel
137
Instrument Panel Overview
140
Hazard Warning Flashers
142
Other Warning Devices
142
Horn
142
Tilt Wheel
142
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
143
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
144
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
145
Flash-to-Pass
145
Windshield Washer
145
Windshield Wiper Lever
146
Cruise Control
147
Headlamps
150
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
151
Automatic Headlamp System
151
Fog Lamps
152
Instrument Panel Brightness
152
Dome Lamp
153
Entry Lighting
153
Map Lamps
153
Battery Run-Down Protection
153
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
153
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
154
Climate Controls
155
Climate Control System (Without Air Conditioning)
155
Climate Control System (With Air Conditioning)
157
Outlet Adjustment
160
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
161
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
163
Instrument Panel Cluster
164
Speedometer and Odometer
165
Trip Odometer
165
Tachometer
165
Safety Belt Reminder Light
166
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
166
Airbag Readiness Light
167
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
168
Battery Warning Light
170
Up-Shift Light
170
Brake System Warning Light
170
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
172
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
173
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
174
Oil Pressure Light
177
Passlock® Warning Light
178
Reduced Engine Power Light
178
Highbeam On Light
179
Fuel Gage
179
Boost Gage
180
Message Center
182
Low Traction Message
182
Traction Off Message
182
Cruise Control Message
183
Transaxle Fluid Hot Message
183
Change Engine Oil Message
183
Check Gage Message
184
Power Steering Message
184
Trunk Ajar Warning Message
184
Check Gas Cap Message
185
Low Fuel Warning Message
185
Error Message
185
Audio System(s)
186
Setting the Time (Without Date Display)
187
Setting the Time (With Date Display)
188
Radio with CD (Base)
190
Radio with CD (MP3)
195
Using an MP3
205
XM Radio Messages
212
Radio Reception
214
Care of Your CDs
215
Care of the CD Player
215
Fixed Mast Antenna
215
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
215
Driving Your Vehicle
217
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
218
Defensive Driving
218
Drunken Driving
219
Control of a Vehicle
222
Braking
222
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
223
Braking in Emergencies
225
Enhanced Traction System (ETS)
226
Limited-Slip Differential
227
Steering
227
Off-Road Recovery
230
Passing
231
Loss of Control
233
Racing or Other Competitive Driving
234
Driving at Night
234
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
236
City Driving
239
Freeway Driving
240
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
241
Highway Hypnosis
242
Hill and Mountain Roads
242
Winter Driving
244
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
249
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
250
Loading Your Vehicle
250
Towing
256
Towing Your Vehicle
256
Recreational Vehicle Towing
256
Towing a Trailer
259
Service and Appearance Care
267
Service
270
Accessories and Modifications
270
California Proposition 65 Warning
271
Doing Your Own Service Work
271
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
272
Fuel
272
Gasoline Octane
272
Gasoline Specifications
273
California Fuel
273
Additives
273
Fuels in Foreign Countries
274
Filling the Tank
275
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
277
Checking Things Under the Hood
278
Hood Release
279
Engine Compartment Overview
280
Engine Oil
283
Engine Oil Life System
288
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
290
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
292
Manual Transaxle Fluid
293
Hydraulic Clutch
293
Engine Coolant
293
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
297
Engine Overheating
297
Cooling System
300
Windshield Washer Fluid
307
Brakes
308
Battery
311
Jump Starting
312
Headlamp Aiming
318
Bulb Replacement
318
Halogen Bulbs
318
Headlamps (Coupe)
319
Headlamps (Sedan)
320
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) (Coupe)
322
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) (Sedan)
323
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
324
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
324
License Plate Lamp
326
Replacement Bulbs
326
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
327
Tires
328
Winter Tires (Red Line)
329
Tire Sidewall Labeling
330
Tire Terminology and Definitions
334
Inflation - Tire Pressure
337
High-Speed Operation
338
Tire Inspection and Rotation
339
When It Is Time for New Tires
341
Buying New Tires
341
Different Size Tires and Wheels
343
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
344
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
346
Wheel Replacement
346
Tire Chains
348
If a Tire Goes Flat
349
Changing a Flat Tire
350
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
351
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
356
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
362
Compact Spare Tire
365
Appearance Care
366
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
366
Fabric/Carpet
367
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
368
Care of Safety Belts
369
Weatherstrips
369
Washing Your Vehicle
369
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
370
Finish Care
370
Windshield and Wiper Blades
370
Aluminum Wheels
371
Tires
372
Sheet Metal Damage
372
Finish Damage
372
Underbody Maintenance
372
Chemical Paint Spotting
373
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
373
Vehicle Identification
374
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
374
Service Parts Identification Label
374
Electrical System
375
Add-On Electrical Equipment
375
Windshield Wiper Fuses
375
Power Windows and Other Power Options
375
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
375
Floor Console Fuse Block
376
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
378
Capacities and Specifications
384
Maintenance Schedule
387
Maintenance Schedule
388
Introduction
388
Maintenance Requirements
388
Your Vehicle and the Environment
388
Using the Maintenance Schedule
389
Scheduled Maintenance
391
Additional Required Services
394
Maintenance Footnotes
395
Owner Checks and Services
397
At Each Fuel Fill
398
At Least Once a Month
398
At Least Once a Year
399
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
402
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
404
Engine Drive Belt Routing
405
Maintenance Record
406
Customer Assistance Information
409
Customer Assistance and Information
410
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
410
Online Owner Center
413
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
414
Customer Assistance Offices
414
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
415
Roadside Assistance Program
415
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
418
Collision Damage Repair
420
Reporting Safety Defects
424
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
424
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
424
Reporting Safety Defects to Saturn
425
Service Publications Ordering Information
425
Index
427

FAQ about the 2007 Saturn Ion Manual

What contains the 2007 Ion manual?

The Saturn Ion owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saturn to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saturn Ion. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Saturn Ion 2007 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2007 Saturn Ion Owners Manual?

The Saturn Ion owner manual for the 2007 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Saturn Ion year 2007 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2007 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Saturn Ion (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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