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My Water pump went out recently so mh mechanic changed the waterpump, the timing belt and spark plugs and now the car starts but it doesn't stay on what are the possibilities that my car has a bent valve ?.

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What is the make and model and year please.? our mechanic may not have set the timing right. it can be a teeth off. I need the make and model

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Yes it is and yes you should. Was the car driving at highway speed or at idle when the belt broke?

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