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1996 Mazda B2300 Question: inteference engine

 

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Visitor, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Warrior, AL, May 25, 2010, 07:50

Yesterday engine quit due to broke timing belt, had it towed home ,replaced belt and it has a ticking noise at cam cover,is there damage to valves and pistons, and what needs to be done?

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    hemicuda May 25, 2010, 13:09
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    Did you change the tensioner while you had it apart? http://www.napaonline.com/Search/MultiImagePopup.aspx?A=N... My book doesn't show it being a interference engine so maybe the bearing in the tensioner is bad

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    Visitor, August 20, 2010, 06:16

    Mr. Hemi I thank you for reply.It seems when viscosity of the oil break down due to lack of change, this ticking starts.Thanks again! Say you gotta Hemi?

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