1999 NISSAN QUEST WITH 3.3 LITRE BROKEN TIMING BELT WILL IT BEND VALVES AND CAUSE MAJOR DAMAGE.

  • Tiny
  • amseries
  • 1999 Nissan Quest
  • 177,000 miles

Timing belt question

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 AT 12:11 AM

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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.

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 AT 12:19 AM

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