05 Saturn ion 3 battery

Asked by Feb 27, 2019 at 04:03 PM about the Saturn ION

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've had the alternator and starter checked.
Battery keeps being drained by something.
Everything is turned off in car. The dash
lights stay on even after it's off and keys are

2 Answers


Your best bet is to get it hooked up to a scanner that can read the data stream and see what's keeping the lights and possibly other things on when they should be off. I hope this helps. Take care.


Most likely, it's a short in the module that controls the lights. they use transistors to do the switching and sometimes fail; shorting out. On some cars, maybe yours, the dash lights can stay on due to a defective ignition switch. Check these.

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