TIMING BELT BROKE WHILE ON HIGHWAY DO THE ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2003 Hyundai Tiburon
  • 113,000 miles

Timing belt broke while on highway do the pistons hit the valves and cause more damage?

Sunday, October 28th, 2012 AT 1:10 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,938 posts

This is an interference engine so be prepared for damages to the valves. You can check the calve clearance before coming to a conclusion as there are cases of interference engines valves surviving broken belts.

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Sunday, October 28th, 2012 AT 1:14 PM

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