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2000 Hyundai Tiburon Question: Engine 2.0 L DOHC bends valves?

 

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Harold J B, 4 Cylinder, Lake Wales, FL, March 10, 2010, 06:52
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If the engine gets off timing or timing belt breaks; would it bends the valaves? I hear some GM & FORDS don't.

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    March 10, 2010, 12:59
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    This is an interference engine and if the belt breaks it will bend the valves and possibly damage the pistons

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    Visitor, July 10, 2010, 20:52

    what are the chances of piston damage? My belt broke and i am hoping just to replace the head.

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    Visitor, January 29, 2011, 19:39

    yes it will, on a 2000 hyundai tiburon, make sure you replace timing belt when its due.

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