i have a 2005 hyundi santa fe timing belt broke valves bent pullied the heads found that the pistons have marks where the valves touched do i need to replace the pistons


Asked by Mar 24, 2017 at 09:05 PM about the 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Without knowing how bad the damage is who can say? If the pistons are bad you should get a new engine or just scrap the car and get a new one. How about a photo?

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so what were saying if intall new rebuilt heads with the pistion round groves imprinted in the pistions i will have problems correct


No, I said I can't tell without seeing the damage.


how do i take a picture and send it to you ive never done this sorry


When you post a reply there is a Add photo button to the lower left of the box where you type your reply. I would suggest that you have a good mechanic evaluate your engine. How many miles on it?


im back 112,000


112.000 miles


Is the car worth spending anywhere from $2,000 to $5,000 on it knowing it has fairly high miles? You could install a used engine in it but it will still cost somewhere in the price range I gave you. A rebuilt engine installed would likely be higher.


you right i found one in the junk yard 2006 with 120,000 miles for 400.$ i was just making sure before i made my disistion thank you for your time

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Get a guarantee with that engine.

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