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Timing belt broke on 2004 Nissan exterra- do I need a new engine?...

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Timing belt broke on 2004 Nissan exterra- do I need a new engine?
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Hello, it is an interferance engine so more than likely the valves are bent. It doesn't necessarily mean a new engine is needed but you are at least looking at 13-14 hours labor plus the cost of repairing the cylinder heads. So, a new or used low mileage engine may be a cheaper option.

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Hello, I was just wanting to follow up and see how things went.

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