2001 Saturn L200 Repair Question
What else could be causing this problem? next step?
Do you have a multimeter or test light to do some testing?Also you made sure the battery cables are clean and tight?
Battery cables are clean and tight. I will have to buy/borrow a tester. What are the first few things to start testing? Could it be the ignition?
The first thing i would have you check is the yellow wire that comes off the ignition switch it should have power with the key in the start position.Also have you checked all the fuses?
The fuses are all good. There are 2 yellow wires coming off the ignition, I'm getting absolutely nothing off of one of them and only 3 volts off of the other one.
You want the yellow wire at terminal C of the ingition switch connector that should have battery voltage when the key is in the start position.The big red wire to the ignition switch should have battery voltage all the time.Let me know what you find.
The red wire does have voltage all the time. But the yellow wire has nothing with the key in the start position.
If the red wire has battery voltage and the yellow wire has none with the key in the start position bad ignition switch.I have seen a few bad ones do what yours is doing.