Timing Belt

Tiny
NATTYB4KSU
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Do I need to replace my timing belt, if the rotor underneath the distributor cap is not spinning

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Friday, May 26th, 2006 AT 1:56 PM

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Tiny
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If the distributer gear is good you will have to replace a lot of things including the cyl head because the engine is an interference engine and a broken timimg belt wipes out the valves. Good luck

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Friday, May 26th, 2006 AT 6:16 PM
Tiny
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Is there a way to check if the distributor gear is good? If I have to replace all those parts, considering how old my car is, should I just look to get a new one? Thanks for all your help.

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Friday, May 26th, 2006 AT 10:36 PM
Tiny
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You didn't provide me the make, model, year and mileage of your car so I can't make an accurate judgement.

If the engine spins over like you have no spark pulgs in the holes then it is a broken timimg belt You can remove the valve cover and see if the valves move when you turn over the engine.

As a reminder, the timing belt replacement on most Hondas is 60K on earlier models and 90K on newer models.

Good Luck

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Saturday, May 27th, 2006 AT 1:18 PM

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