Honda 2004 timing belt went. how much to fix. on 2004 Honda Civic

how can I tell valves are bent

by in Maple Shade, NJ on October 24, 2011
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1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by , October 24, 2011
you need to set the new belt on and do a compression test. belt, pulleys and tensioner are around 500-600 if valves are bent around 1500-1800 Roy
COMMENT by , October 24, 2011
If I take this to a mechanic and ask for a compression print out, can they give this to me? The last thing I want to do is to put out money where it may not need it. I do not want unneccesary work done on the car when it is not needed. Thank you for the response
COMMENT by , October 24, 2011
no, most places dont have print outs. he has to install the belt to verify. you will have to spend money to find out. Roy
COMMENT by , October 24, 2011
I no I will have to get the belt fixed first, but what if the valves are not bent, and they told me they were, just to get more money out of me?