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I GOT A 2004 SANTA FE WITH 3.5L. WATER PUMP LOCKED UP CAUSINGFOR NEED TO HAVE THE TIMING BELT ALONG WITH WATER PUMP.NOW THEY TELL ME I NEED THE ENGINE TO BE REPLACED BUT I THINK THAT THE MECHANICS MIGHT HAVE SCREWED UP PUTTTING THE TIMING BELT OFF A TOOTH. THE ENGINE WAS NOT OVERHEATING AT ALL

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Did the timing belt break?
I dont think that it would... But with the water pump locked up. It could have jumped over a tooth when you was driving it. If the belt got hot and streched. maybee???? But I think it will break before it can jump over a tooth. Or if even one tooth will cause your engine to have to be replaced. It didnt overheat? Or die? did you turn it off and tow it?

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