2003 Buick Century bent valves

Tiny
WAP11191
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  • 2003 BUICK CENTURY
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 125 MILES
Will my valves bend if my timing belt breaks?
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 AT 7:51 PM

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Tiny
ERNEST CLARK
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It depends on which motor you have under the hood. If you have any motor other than the 3800 V-8, then "Yes", your valves will bend.

With the push-rod version (3800), that won't happen.

But either way, you should replace the timing belt before it breaks. Why not spend a little to save a lot?
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Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 AT 10:35 PM
Tiny
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Thank you for information
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Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 AT 10:13 AM

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