04 redline with 2.0 - Saturn ION RedLine Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-28-2019, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2019
Posts: 2
04 redline with 2.0

First got it they had a healicoil in the driver side spark plug it was running amazing when I first got it that spark plug burnt the head off after that I replaced the plug worked fine until a couple weeks ago bad sputter after a quarter pedal or more and since now had a constant sputter checked compression same cylinder is only 162 compared to 195 like the others trying to find a replacement head I was told that head was probably bad but i cant find a replacement head for this car no clue what the real problem is or a fix that wont break the pocket
Derrick Smaltz is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-30-2019, 09:05 AM
Senior Member
goaliemo's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 1,210
You can get a head off a 2.2 and swap the cams over. Can't remember off hand but may need to notch for the cam sensor on the exhaust side.
If you're able to do the work yourself it wont be to bad.

03 Ion-1 Sedan (Topanga)
06 Ion Redline
goaliemo is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Saturn ION RedLine Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome