How to check for bent valves after timing belt failure
Properly diagnosis of bent valves after timing belt failure. Dodge neon 2.0 sohc
What happens when a timing belt breaks
A car comes in with a broken timing belt, well it was gone, valves struck the pistons and bent them, not good
Timing Belt - the Forgotten Belt (by Dayco)
Timing Belt - the Forgotten Belt. This video stresses the importance of checking and following the manufacturers recommended replacement interval for the timing belt. Along with recommendations to replace the "hardware" associated with the Timing Belt (Tensioner, Water Pump, and Idler Pulleys) at the same time the Timing Belt is being replaced. To find out more information on our Timing Belt, Timing Belt Kit, Water Pump Kit, and Timing Component Kit, visit www.daycoproducts.com
Broken Timing Belt damages some Engines without Piston to Valve Interference
(RockAuto.com is a MotorWeek Sponsor) Next to some timing belt engine applications in the RockAuto.com catalog is the note "Interference Engine." This usually means the pistons will hit the valves if the timing belt breaks or slips while the engine is running. MotorWeek's Pat Goss explains that some dual overhead cam (DOHC) engines are severely damaged by a broken timing belt even if the pistons do not hit the valves.