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If timing belt rips while car is running will it affect the ingine?

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Depends on the car. All Toyota engines are not interference type engines, most others are interference types except a select few. Some of the engines were more forgiving than others. If it' a 2.4 mitsubishi, it's an interference engine, and a broken timing belt will cause bent valves, punching holes in the pistons, and the motor will need to be rebuilt/replaced.

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