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Timming belt broke i replaced it could of i set timming off

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Timming belt broke i replaced it could of i set timming off or what could be the problem that the idle is rough go,s hi an lo and has no power can you tell whats wrong.thank you
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  roy replied 6 months ago.
good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist this motor is an interference motor which means when the timing gets such as a belt failure, valve damage can and most likely will result. in your case. it sounds like you have valve damage. I would do a compression test to verify. you can rent a tester at a parts store to check the compression Roy
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
So thats what happen.s when a belt bust. Could there be any other problems
Expert:  roy replied 6 months ago.
hard to say. when the cylinder head is removed, it can be inspected for damaged pistons Roy

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