Will Xterra run after broken timing belt?

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What are the symptoms of a broken timing belt?

One of the symptoms of a broken timing belt is the engine when turned over with the starter will speed up and slow down in a rythmic pattern. Some of the cylinders have valves

Symptoms of broken timing belt?

One of the symptoms of a broken timing belt is the very loud soundthat comes from the vehicle when you try to turn it on. Even thoughit is loud, the car will not start.

Does a 2002 Nissan Xterra have a timing belt?

yes...the 2nd generation xterra's have a chain...the timing 'belt' is highly suggested to be changed along w/ a few gaskets and the water pump @105K...experts agree, anything

Can you still run the engine without overheating when the water pump timing belt is broken?

It is really a bad idea to even crank the engine over if the timing belt is broken. Engines can be either so-called " interference " engines or " non- interference " engines.

Does an engine run with a broken timing belt?

No. Without a functioning timing belt, the valves won't open andclose. And w/o the valves doing what they should, there's no intakeof fresh fuel/air, and no venting of combust