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Cambelt detached, will pistons have hit the valves/injectors.

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cambelt detached, will pistons have hit the valves/injectors. 11 plate
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
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Nasty issue here and yes sadly this is a interference engine ,meaning valves will hit the pistons ,and on this engine the valve rocker arms are know to snap off .
Here is what i suggest as in some cases you may be very lucky.
Fit the new timing belt making sure the timing marks are set up correctly and then do a compression test ,all cylinder should have the same compression reading ,if some are low or zero then you have bent valves .
Remove head and replace the bent valve and any other valve train parts that may be bad..
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