TIMING BELT ISSUE

  • Tiny
  • dhardy
  • 1995 Plymouth Acclaim
  • 6 CYL
  • automatic
  • 160,000 miles

Is a 95 Plymouth Acclaim V6 3.0L engine a interference or non-interference? Need timing belt fixed but not sure if damage was caused to valves when belt failed.

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Friday, July 22nd, 2011 AT 4:36 PM

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  • Docfixit
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Jury out on that some bend some don't seems to depend on engine RPM at time of break. If hyway speed 70= good chance to bend.

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Friday, July 22nd, 2011 AT 7:35 PM
  • Tiny
  • dhardy
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Was on highway excelerating when belt broke, going maybe about 50-55mph.

Is there a way to know if any valves are bent before having belt replaced?

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Friday, July 22nd, 2011 AT 7:46 PM
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No need cam and crank in correct rotation it is a roll of the dice put belt on Pray and fire it up

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Friday, July 22nd, 2011 AT 8:45 PM

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