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1999 Galant ES: with 2.4L engine..timing belt broke

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I have a 1999 Galant ES with 2.4L engine the timing belt broke and I was told to find out if it is a Zero Clearance Engine cause that would determine if I needed to change the whole motor or can just do the belt
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Dino replied 7 years ago.

hello welcome to the site.

this is a interference motor.

to confirm this remove the valve cover and see if their i play in the lifters. i just helped a customer with the same problem.

bent valves was the result