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in a non-interference motor specifically a 2001 honda crv can

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in a non-interference motor specifically a 2001 honda crv can you bend a valve if the timing belt breaks
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Rob Tech replied 7 years ago.
In a non interference engine the valves will not contact the pistons
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
so what would bend the valve?
Expert:  HondaPlatinum replied 7 years ago.
You have an interference motor the b20 engine in you car is interference and if the belt snapped you most likely bent valves.You need to do a cylinder leak down test and compression test to be sure.
Expert:  Rob Tech replied 7 years ago.
The previous post from Honda Platinum is correct pertaining to your car.