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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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SOURCE: Timing Belt and Intake and Exhaust Valves..

At least engine head must be removed for inspection and repair. When head removed you can estimate also if any damage on pistons top surface.

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SOURCE: 01 civic timeing belt went, are the valves ok?

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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SOURCE: I have a 2000 vw beetle 2.0 with no compression,

you may need to go back and check that your belt was installed correctly. it could be out several degrees.

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