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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe Question: timing belt



paul 52, 2.7L V6, Spring Hill, FL, December 14, 2010, 11:27

If timing belt breaks, will it damages valves and other components, or will it just stop the car and belt replacement only?

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  • Answer #1

    December 14, 2010, 11:31

    usually bends valves. sorry.
    very expensive repair. It is a 90k service. Did you ever have it changed? along with the belt, you change the water pump, t stat, pulleys and tensioners, and all the drive belts.
    there are cases when the valves do not bend. i would have a shop examine it to confirm.


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    Visitor, December 24, 2010, 14:13

    if your engine is a non interference engine you just replace belt , if interference engine itwill damage engine. contact dealership for informtion

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