If the timing belt breaks while running, will it damage the engine?
Hello, I am Randall. I will do my best to help answer your questionyear? model? engine size?thanks
2004 Santa Fe V6 small?
Thanks,, yes.. this is an interference engine. piston to valve contact can occur if belt breaks,. Does not always happen, depends where vlaves are when it breaks, Always go on the assumtion if it breaks? it will do engine damage so best to have changed every 60K if possible
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