Mechanics

WITH 3.3 LITRE BROKEN TIMING BELT WILL IT BEND VALVES AND CAUSE MAJOR DAMAGE.

1999 Nissan Quest • 177,000 miles

Timing belt question
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Amseries
November 23, 2011.



The 3.3L is an, "Interference" engine. This does mean that it will keep spinning if the timing belt breaks. So, damage to the valves and pistons is possible if it broke.