1990 Ford Escort Q&A

1990 Ford Escort Question: timing belt broke on a 1990 ford escort while driving would valves be damage

driving on freeway and timing belt broke will valves be damage also? -
Answer 1
driving on the freeway?? good chance they may be bent. you need to al least get it back in time and do a compression test and hope for the best. Roy -
Answer 2
If is interferance head design then valves will be bent. I believe this design is not. Can call parts house and when they look up timing belt the application a lot of times will say if is or not. Check water pump during reinstall. -
Answer 3
Cloyes Gear says its an interference engine -