cambelt snapped

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by stevy666, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. stevy666

    stevy666 Guest

    hi just had cambelt sanp in 1.5 lsi coupe whats the chances of more
    damage, was doing about 75mph at the time
     
    stevy666, Jan 12, 2004
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    Andrew Smit Guest

    chances are VERY high that you bent some valves. honda heads are
    interference heads which means that the piston reaches the top of the
    block and the valve extends below the top of the block, under normal
    conditions the valve is drawn back before the piston gets there but
    when the belt snaps the valves in at least 2 of the cilinders are
    partally extended
    Andrew
     
    Andrew Smit, Jan 14, 2004
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