CAN YOU BEND A VALVE BY HAND TURNING A MOTOR?

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 120,000 miles

Can you bend a valve by hand turning a motor?

Monday, February 4th, 2013 AT 7:19 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Dr. Hagerty
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Yes you can, it does not take much.

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Monday, February 4th, 2013 AT 10:04 PM
  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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What engine?

What makes you think that you bent something?

Re-align the timing belt and do a compression check if you are worried.

Thomas

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 AT 5:20 AM
  • Tiny
  • Dr. Hagerty
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I am sure that my colleague will be best able to assist here, thx exovcds!

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Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 7:14 AM
  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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Not my intent. Just wanted to get more info.

All yours if they ever reply.

Thomas

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Friday, February 8th, 2013 AT 3:37 PM
  • Tiny
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So much for the reply

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 AT 5:18 PM
  • Tiny
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Yup.

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 AT 5:20 PM
  • Tiny
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!

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 AT 6:10 PM

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