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Went through a mud puddle, main belt slipped off and now the engine has a loud ticking, to the point it sounds like a large diesel engine. What happened?

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My first question is what caused the belt to fall off? That issue needs attention pronto!! The ticking is because without the belt in place,the crankshaft and camshaft spun indepently,and caused your timing to go haywire. dont drive anymore until fixed,or you risk ruining your engine very soon.

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