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lower timing chain tensioner..engine jumped time..valves..pistons

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the lower timing chain tensioner broke and the engine jumped time. I want to know if the valves could have hit the pistons causing dammage.
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Nissan Man replied 9 years ago.
What model is the vehicle?
Customer: replied 9 years ago.
1998 nissan altima 2.4 liter
Expert:  Nissan Man replied 9 years ago.
Yes, that IS an interference engine.
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