TIMING BELT

2001 Volvo S80

Tiny

Joe.b1

July, 24, 2011 AT 1:41 AM

Your answer to: If the timing belt on a 2001 Volvo S80 breaks is the engine toast (i.E. Are the clearance so close that the pistons and values are damaged? Or can it be repaired? Is: "Its an interference engine-repairable"
Which on the one hand says it's not repairable ("interference engine") and on the other says it is repaiable ("repairable")
So I'm confused. Is it an interference engine?


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2 Answers

Tiny

mhpautos

July, 24, 2011 AT 8:44 AM

According to Mitchel 1 data base, this is an interference engine and vale damage will result due to timing belt failure.

Tiny

KHLow2008

July, 24, 2011 AT 3:34 PM

The engine is repairable but the cost is not going to be cheap as all the valves have to be replaced.

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