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I have 02 elantra that bent valves 2 times all ready and had it fixed at local machine shop but car still wont start and i am wonderin if its the valve clearence that the shop set on them but i dont know the exact clearence

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Clearance is NOT the issue. The Elantra engine I4 (2.0 lit) is an interference valve-.to-pinston clearance. If the valve timing to piston clearance is exceeded (wether advanced or retarded), the valves will 'kiss' the top of the pistons and get bent. Also verify 'INTAKE' & 'EXHAUST' cams have been installed proprely. Valve timing (timing marks at camshaft sprockets in reference to crank shaft sprocket) is essential. Also,.ensure proper timing belt tension.

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