engine head replacement on 2001 Saturn L200

timing belt broke and they recommended that the head has to be replaced how much is this going to set me back

by in Cresson, PA on February 06, 2010
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2 answers
ANSWER by , July 23, 2010
before you spend around $1500.00 on this you should check and see if you have a zero tolerance motor. If you do then you probably don't need the head replaced. If you don't then you probably bent some of the exhaust valves when the belt broke. I have the same issue right now on a 2002 2.2 ltr engine. That's the price I was quoted. You can do it yourself alot cheaper though. The timing chain set is $162.48 at auto zone and you can get a remanufactured head for around $480.00. hope that helps.
ANSWER by , September 16, 2010
recall for timing issue had entire valve assembly replaced under warranty, check recall notice and vins covered