how can I tell valves are bent
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2004 Honda Civic Question: Honda 2004 timing belt went. how much to fix.
Answer #1mastertech6371 October 24, 2011, 09:26Master
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
ReplyPaynet2, October 24, 2011, 11:13Rookie
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
Replymastertech6371, October 24, 2011, 11:19Master
no, most places dont have print outs. he has to install the belt to verify. you will have to spend money to find out.
ReplyPaynet2, October 24, 2011, 11:55Rookie
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?