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1998 Honda Accord Question: while driving my timing belt broke my engine and the cut off , what's my damage

 

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powell, 3.0L V6, Wake Forest, NC, July 05, 2012, 15:16
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can I have bent valves

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    Palo Alto Shell from Palo Alto Shell, July 05, 2012, 16:37
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    Its possible you might have damaged the valves but this should be a non interference or free wheeling motor. Vehicle will not run with this belt broken.

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    winrservicesauto from A W.I.N.R. SERVICES Auto Repair, August 21, 2012, 15:16
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    This is a non interference engine so the odds are in your favor with being able to replace the timing components and be ok. The recommended interval is 105k miles for timing belt replacement on this engine.

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    August 28, 2013, 19:59
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    You have bent valves I went though this with my v6 twice in a 3 month time frame thanks to a bad mechanic. He changed the timing belt put it together half fast the alternator fell off and belt the valves a second time and I had had to rebuild the engine again.

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