2002 Jeep Cherokee Laredo

Asked by Don Jul 02, 2019 at 12:56 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Serpentine belt broke drove it
home over heated real bad put
new belt on now it has a very bad
knock and verly runs. What'
happen to moter

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Severe overheating probably caused all sorts of internal damage. You can have a mechanic evaluate it but I think the engine is scrap. It may not be rebuildable.

925

Sounds like you threw a rod. Bad news. I cannot imagine what tempted you to operate the vehicle without its main belt((.

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