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On the talon when the timing belt goes out does it bend the valves?

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Yes, on any vehicle if it is in motion when the belt goes out the wheels continue to be engaged and turn the crankshaft of the motor, moving the pistons up and down. If the valves are open... and they are, then as the piston reaches the top of the cylinder it will strike the valve and bend it and the rod. It will also scar the piston top. Dependent on the damage to the valve and rod a valve job may repair the issue. More often than not if the piston and valve made significant impact the whole motor will need to be rebuilt to insure the crankshaft wasnt damaged, piston punctured, or block cracked.

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