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Car made noise then stopped while exiting. Shop says the timing jumped and the valves are bent. Can the engine be fixed or should it be replaced.

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Saturn Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, my name is***** is about a 12 hour job to replace the cylinder head which would be required to fix current problem. It is about a 13 hour job to replace the engine. Since it only takes a extra hour to replace the whole engine you are better off doing that route. You can look on www.car-parts.com which is a database of salvage yards for used engines in your area. Let me know if you have more questions or if there is anything else I can do to help. Thanks.

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