Timing belt

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Asked by Aug 11, 2017 at 06:50 AM about the 1997 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How much damage can the belt snapping cause  
was doing 75 when I think it snspped

7 Answers

98,485

On this engine total engine distruction at those speeds, valves snapping off embedding themselves in the Pistons, Cylinder Head, metal fragments ruining the sides of the cylinders, not good at all. A bore scope can look inside each cylinder and see the damage provided you can get the spark plugs out, sometimes they are so badly banged up they won't come out, then the only way too see the total damage is to remove the cylinder head.

105

Complete annihilation. Piston to valve contact. Do not turn it on again before a thorough inspection.

98,485

Like this

20

Still holding oil and turning over so hoping not belt that popped

20

Dodged a bullet there wasn't the timing belt just the other belt inside next to it and when it popped it broke the crankshaft position sensor.

98,485

Boy Howdy you did for sure. Now you better think how long you have for timing belt replacement.

20

Well engine still done something in cylinder 2 but my mechanic said something was going on on the lower part that made it pop the belt it looked almost new

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