2004 Pontiac Sunfire jumped timing

Tiny
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  • 2004 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
  • 2.2L
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 120,000 MILES
Car jumped time do I need to be concerned about bent valves
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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 AT 1:58 PM

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Tiny
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If it jumped time and died the yes if it just jumped time and ran bad then not.
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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 AT 12:41 AM
Tiny
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Thank you
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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 AT 1:31 AM
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Nope. The 2.2L is not listed as an interference engine. It uses a timing chain, so if that jumped, replace the tensioning devices and chain guides too.
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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 AT 9:38 PM
Tiny
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Thanks
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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 AT 9:40 PM
Tiny
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Sorry guys. Didn't see your replies. Didn't mean to butt in to your conversation.
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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 AT 9:53 PM

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