worst case bent or broke valves, scared cylinder walls, chipped cracked or broken piston surfaces in other words very costly best case nothing
If your timing belt were to break while the engine is operating, the camshafts would be out of time with the crankshaft. This 'out of time' would cause the valves to open at incorrect times in regard to the crankshaft/pistons. This break in the timing belt could cause valves to bend or break as well as damage the head itself; pistons could also become damaged in the process.
Ha yes timing belt breakage in any car can cause damage to the engine... things like bent valves, scored cylinder walls and possible engine failure. That is why the idea is to replace timing belts before they break.
wrong timing can cause any engine to over heat. in fact if the timing is off it can cause hundreds of dollars of damage.
What would cause the timing belt to break twice in 1 month on a 2000 Kia Sportage?
It will do some internal damage ie bent valves being the main one. Hi I'm just half we through taken a head of a megane 1.4 coupe that had timing belt snapped. It will also cause damage to pistons as well, the amount of damage will be on how fast you was going when it let go but it will have cause damage though. If it has bent valves you may need to check the valve guides as well.
Why would a timing belt jump time and cause damage to the cylinder heads ?
if the timing belt breaks then yes it will throw the timing off.
most snapped timing belts will in most cases cause engine damage,the only exception would be a freewheeling engine were valve to piston contact would be minimal an interference type engine would cause damage.
No, the '99 Toyota Camry has a non-interference engine, where the piston and valve path do not interfere with each other. The timing belt breaking will cause your car to stop working, but will not cause valve damage.
On an interference engine the pistons can hit the valves. That will cause severe internal engine damage.
It all depends on the engine design. It may do no damage or it may bend valves.
A timing chain, that needs to be replaced, can cause your engine to run rough and lose power. A broken timing chain can cause significant engine damage.
No, it is a non-interference motor
On older 300ZX's equipped with a timing belt it will cause internal engine damage if the belt breaks as they are interference engines.
the moment the belt get broken, one of the cylenders will hit one of the valves and break the engine completely and cause a very very big damage to the engine
yes it will cause valve damage and will need new gasket kit for it when replaced will cost 0ver 1000 to fix
It has a Timing belt that should be changed regularly. If it fails, it can cause very expensive damage to the engine. 60-80K miles interval for change.
If it is an interference engine valves can bend when hit by the pistons.
on some engine designs when the timing slips or is wrong the valve train will hit the pistons. something has to break, the valves, pistons, or the rods will bend.
Not break like a bone, but you can rupture the blood vessels and cause tissue damage. Most of the time, any damage will heal given time. Sometimes, scarring can happen which could cause the penis to be permanently bent at that point.
Generally if the timing belt breaks, it will not do damage apart from the cam, etc. being out of time. However, if the belt streches thru wear and slips on timing, this can do serious damage, such as beding rods and valves. Sometimes in this case if you are really lucky you can have a rod go through a piston, then you need a major rebuild.
if advancing more than factory specs it can cause pre ignition (spark knock) that in turn can cause internal engine damage
At or before 100,000 miles if snaps it will cause much damage.
Take it to an expirienced mecanic if you do it wrong you will cause serious engine damage.
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