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2001 Hyundai Accent Question: bent valves



Visitor, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Mesquite, TX, May 19, 2011, 08:31

Can valves be bent if the timing belt isnt broke?

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    overbys from Overbys Inc, May 19, 2011, 08:35

    if the engine jumped timing, yes. in this case, the timing belt is not broken, but the drive teeth are "sheared" and
    the result is the same as a broken belt.

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    Visitor, June 05, 2011, 04:40

    yes the valves can be bent if the timing belt stretched or jumped timing!

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