IF THE TIMING BELT BROKE ON A 1800 FOX WILL THE ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1998 Volkswagen Fox
  • 150,000 miles

If the timing belt broke on a 1800 Fox will the pistons bend the valves

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 AT 12:51 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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  • 25,502 posts

Very likely it will. Just get the belt set and do a compression test to verify

Roy

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Thursday, January 10th, 2013 AT 12:52 PM
  • Tiny
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If it is a 1.8L 2 valve like we have here in North America, then it should not bend valves.

What is the engine code, so I can look up the information.

Thomas

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Friday, January 11th, 2013 AT 7:21 PM

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