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Will timing belt repair on 2.5 plymonth breeze bend valves/1999 year

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Are you sure it's a 2.5 as the Breeze didn't come with a 2.5. It did come with a 2.4, If this is the case it is a non-interference engine so if the belt broke you most likely didn't bend the valves. I hope this helps you and good luck.

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