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2001 Plymouth Neon Question: Why will my 2001 plymouth neon not start?



, Davis, CA, February 12, 2012, 10:41

Timming belt broke when my wife was on the freeway I changed the belt but it acts like its not getting compression. it has spark and full. I suspect all the vales are bent how do i check to see if they are?
i took it apart three times to make sure the timming was right so i am 99% sure it is car was running befor timming belt broke.

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  • Answer #1

    February 12, 2012, 16:24

    Warped valves

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    Prestige Auto Works (218 Answers) , Sacramento, CA - (916) 550-9579
    Prestige Auto Works February 13, 2012, 18:37

    It is best to replace your timing belt based on the manufacture recommend time interval. Typically they are rated for 60-90,000 miles. Postponing a timing belt replacement is risky and may cause ir-reversible engine damage. Once the belt brakes the valves can bend - looking at engine replacement.

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