Engine quit in traffic, wouldn't restart, Too diagnose the problem, I removed distributor cap, slowly pulling on altanador belt to turn over engine, i notice rotor did not turn while turning over engine by hand. . Note: i checked all electrical fuses, and other problems first before the belt source, I have no history on the car and it has 221.000 on it. Question? any chance of damage too head & valves
The timeing belt broke. on 1993 Toyota Camry
by mikeat53 in Felton, CA on July 29, 2012
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ANSWER by pushrod on July 29, 2012
No damage,free running engine.Replace belt and water pump and keep on trucking. Cam,crank& oil pump seals should also be replaced. But timing belt and H20 pump is a minimum! Be sure to check all componets&replace as needed.Now if you plan on driving the car a lot and are going to keep it on the road,then replace all timing componets(kit) and seals. Valve cover gasket and pcv valve also.Real durable engine even with high miles.
COMMENT by audijeseattle on May 19, 2015
i have a similar problem car stopped suddenly on the road, it will however start if left alone over night, it will run for a few seconds then dies. i replaced the fuel filter and fuel pump, no joy, still doing the same thing. would car with a snapped timing belt run at all?
COMMENT by pushrod on May 19, 2015
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