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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 sound  that comes from the vehicle when you try to turn it on. Even though  it 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. In a

Does an engine run with a broken timing belt?

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