can I have bent valves
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1998 Honda Accord Question: while driving my timing belt broke my engine and the cut off , what's my damage
Answer #1Palo Alto Shell from Palo Alto Shell, July 05, 2012, 16:37Enthusiast
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.
Answer #2winrservicesauto from A W.I.N.R. SERVICES Auto Repair, August 21, 2012, 15:16Enthusiast
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.
Answer #3Glowtech August 28, 2013, 19:59Rookie
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.