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Forum: Ion Tech 10-13-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: help with trailing arm bushings

since i didnt get any replies i broke down and ordered the tool. i dont understand how this tool pulls the bushing out. can someone show me how it works?
Forum: Ion Tech 10-06-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: help with trailing arm bushings

this is what they look like driver side is in similar condition. they do look pretty old

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2394827213877844&set=a.191612184199369&type=3&theater
Forum: Ion Tech 10-06-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By IONic_2004
help with trailing arm bushings

doing some research on a suspension noise whenever the car goes over a bump or the body rocks. i think my rear control arm bushings are bad. about 5 months ago i had a similar issue but was more...
Forum: Ion Tech 05-30-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By IONic_2004
o2 nonfouler trick possibility?

i have a 2004 Quadcoupe and it seems the previous owner removed the catalytic converter and put straight pipe on there. every once and a while (at least 3-4 times a fill up) i get the p0420 code on...
Forum: Ion Tech 05-05-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

so i did some investigating and the the hole in the passenger side strut tower that the "top hat" mounts to was larger diameter then the driver side. not only that but the hole has worn into an oval...
Forum: Ion Tech 05-04-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

OK now to further update everyone I ordered one OEM used strut off eBay taken from a salvage Ion, pretty sure it's an original one as it has the reverse torx bolts on the mount.

I installed it...
Forum: Ion Tech 05-02-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

alright can somebody tell me if im crazy? i took the passenger side apart again to make sure everything was right and i pushed the jounce bumper (if that is what its called, the rubber part with a...
Forum: Ion Tech 04-30-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

well none of that stuff worked either the sound was still there. i dont really understand what is causing the noise seeing as how everything was replaced.

just sounds like a noisy strut
Forum: Ion Tech 04-26-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

ok i finally got back to working on the car. on a hunch i loosened the nut for the strut cap to body, took her for a drive and the sound was greatly reduced. i removed the nut and saw the hole was...
Forum: Ion Tech 04-21-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

yes the strut was pre-assembled, however the strut cap was not installed. i had to install the cap myself. maybe i did something wrong?
Forum: Ion Tech 04-07-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

i think the motor mount is fine right?
Forum: Ion Tech 04-06-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

i was thinking the trailing arm bushings too so i disassembled it and the bushings are fine however the bolts were not tight and i was able to spin them with my finger. still the bolts were rusted to...
Forum: Ion Tech 04-06-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

im not seeing anything on subframe bushings for the Ion so im assuming they dont have any? just bolted to the body?
Forum: Ion Tech 04-06-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

im still in contact with the previous owner and he said the intermediate shaft was replaced about a month before i purchased the car

the sound sounds like its coming from the passenger side of the...
Forum: Ion Tech 04-06-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

only going over bumps
Forum: Ion Tech 04-06-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: suspension noise

both were replaced with Moog
Forum: Ion Tech 04-06-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By IONic_2004
suspension noise

im still trying to fix my clunk sound on passenger side suspension. i pretty much replaced everything and still have the noise. it sounds like its coming from the strut tower but....

Moog Problem...
Forum: Ion Tech 03-11-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: bad clockspring?

it was clockspring. replaced and good as new
Forum: Ion Tech 03-11-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: 3rd gear has me down

ok to update everyone: i drained the old fluid (was kinda brown) and replaced with 1.5 qts of Castrol Transmax Dex/Merc and half qt of Lucus transmission additive to thicken it up

3rd gear still...
Forum: Ion Tech 03-11-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: cooling fan

UPDATE: i ran the engine while i quickly power washed the engine staying clear of the wires/computer/ect. and ran engine to burn off water while i washed the rest of the car. after i was done i heard...
Forum: Ion Tech 03-07-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: cooling fan

i did not know the AC wouldnt come on if ambient temps were low.
Forum: Ion Tech 03-06-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By IONic_2004
cooling fan

not sure if i have a problem or not since i am new to these cars but im not sure if the radiator fan is working. i have not seen the temp gauge go passed half way, but i also turned the AC on and...
Forum: Ion Tech 02-26-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By IONic_2004
Ion parking brake cables

i tried looking on youtube, and facebook group, i even checked redlineforums, but cant find much info

i have to replace the parking brake cable on my 04 Ion because the previous owner cut it and...
Forum: Ion Tech 02-23-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: 3rd gear has me down

well the car passed the static and dynamic shift tests. ill try the fluid change and go from there
Forum: Ion Tech 02-17-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By IONic_2004
Re: 3rd gear has me down

I will give those a read tonight but just quick skiming i see the word "clash" is that the same thing as grinding?
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