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While driving down the road my engine and dash lights came on and engine quick on my 2001 Nissan Quest? Is it my timing belt?

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Well i hope you havent tryed to turn it over to start.
And when the engine stopped did it make a knocking noise??? if yes then its the belt, as the price of them it pays to change them every 60,000 miles thats if you do a lot of town work or 80 .000if long driving as if you have done the belt then you have done at least 2 or more valves as when the belt goes the valve stoppes in 100 of a second ,but the piston will do a few more and thats were the trouble lies.
OK so go out to the car and get someone to turn it over with the key a quick turn and before that take the rocker cover filler cap off and just rest your finger on top of the camshaft (if you carnt see the shaft turn when the engine is turned over) and if it dosent turn then the HEAD and all other parts have to go away to be repaired..
SO let me know how you get on ASAP RON

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