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Has anyone ever heard of a bracket for the oil pump breaking and causing the timing chain to fall off?

Car died on highway going 100 km and I removed the valve cover and discovered the timing chain is off, and there is a bracket that broke and whatever is attached to it fell down the front. Could this be the oil pump attached to the bracket? Also would this be a non interference engine/head as i am wondering if a valve could have gotten bent when the bracket broke and chain came off.

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I think it's an interference engine but you can check quite easily at this point if the valves are bent. Pull all the spark plugs out, turn the crank so that all the pistons are 1/2 way down their bore, get a piece of fuel line that is just the right size to thread into the plug holes or a special fitting for this purpose, and blow into each cylinder after you have turned the cams in succession so that the valves should be closed at the hole you are blowing into. If a valve is bent, you won't have any trouble blowing into the cylinder. If it's good, you won't be able to blow very well at all.

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