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Timing belt broke 2005 hyundai tucson. New belt & tensioner& water pump Compression check shows no compression # 2 & # 6. Is it worth it to rebuild top end ?

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I would say so, most probably the valves have been bent by hitting the pistons when the belt broke. When the belt breaks, the valves stop mmoving, and the pistons keep moving and will hit the valves and damage them.

Posted on Apr 09, 2013


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SOURCE: My 2004 Hyundai Sonata quit on the freeway 65mph timing belt had

You have to have your timing set around Top Dead Center .. use a timing light.. 9 deg before TDC

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SOURCE: 2001 hyundai accent 1.5 liter SOHC 12v engine.

With regrets, Not likely, pull the vlave cover and observe the height of the valves, if it is bent it should be not quite as tall as the rest.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009



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SOURCE: one cylinder has zero compression. took head off

OK!... did you do a cylinder 'leak down test'?.. .if not, do it! If any 'unacceptable' leakage, have the head REDONE! NOW!.. you must BE SURE the valve timing is accurate!... Go to and register( Vehicle by VIN). Afterward, you have access to shop manuals, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, etc. about your vehicle.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009


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SOURCE: Just had the the

The sound coming from the belt tensioner. But the reason that this will be worn, often derived from the belt wheel on the alternator. If this is a diesel engine, it is absolutely certain. Is a little unsure of what is being spent on gasoline engines.
The dynamo is often used "free wheel hubs. These have a tendency to get stuck.
This is easy to check. Take a small screwdriver. Insert it gently into the fan to the dynamo.
The fan should be able to rotate clockwise, but not vice versa.

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SOURCE: my timing belt broke on

Did you line up the timing marks when you installed the new belt?

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2008 Hyundai Tucson 2.7L V6 - Engine cranks but will not start.

Does it crank normally or does the cranking seem a bit faster than usual? If faster than normal, check engine compression. You may have broken a timing belt. If the compression is non-existent or poor on all cylinders, that is the culprit. Belts often break at shutdown and/or startup, and older belts get stiff if they sit for a while, adding to the breakage risk. If you determine a broken/stripped belt is the case, be prepared for a hefty bill. The parts alone are costly, but since you have an interference engine, you will already have damaged the valves, requiring head removal, repair, and re-installation as well as the new belt.

Oct 14, 2016 | 2008 Hyundai Tucson


How to change a timing belt on a hyundai Elantra 1.5 , 1.6 and 2.0 engine

1.5L And 1.6L Engines
  1. Remove all necessary components for access to the timing belt cover, then remove the cover.
  2. Rotate the crankshaft clockwise and align the timing marks so No.1 piston will be at Top Dead Center (TDC) of the compression stroke.
  3. Loosen the tensioning bolt and the pivot bolt on the timing belttensioner. Move the tensioner as far as it will go toward the waterpump. Tighten the adjusting bolt.
  4. Mark the timing belt with an arrow showing direction of rotation if belt is to be reused.
  5. Remove the timing belt.
  6. If defective, remove the timing belt tensioner.

To install:

0900c1528019701f.jpgenlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gifFig. Proper pulley alignment for timing belt installation at TDC-Hyundai 1.5L DOHC engines

0900c15280197020.jpgenlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gifFig. Proper pulley alignment for timing belt installation at TDC-Hyundai 1.5L SOHC engines
  1. Align the timing marks of the camshaft sprocket and check that the crankshaft timing marks are still in alignment.
  2. If removed, install the timing belt tensioner, spring and spacer with the bottom end of the spring free. Tighten the adjusting bolts lightly with the tensioner moved as far as possible away from the water pump.
  3. Install the free end of the spring into the locating tang on the front case.
  4. Position the timing belt over the crankshaft sprocket, then over the camshaft sprocket. Slip the back of the belt over the tensioner wheel.
  5. Turn the camshaft sprocket in the opposite of its normal direction of rotation until the straight side of the belt is tight and be sure the timing marks align.
    NOTE If the timing marks are not properly aligned, shift the belt 1tooth at a time in the appropriate direction until they are aligned.
  6. Loosen the tensioner mounting bolts so the tensioner works,without the interference of any friction, under spring pressure. Be sure the belt follows the curve of the camshaft pulley so the teeth are engaged all the way around. Correct the path of the belt, if necessary.
  7. Tighten the tensioner adjusting bolt, then the tensioner pivot bolt to 15-18 ft. lbs. (20-26 Nm).
    NOTE Bolts must be tightened in the stated order or tension won't be correct.
  8. Turn the crankshaft 1 turn clockwise until timing marks again align to seat the belt.
  9. Loosen both tensioner attaching bolts and let the tensioner position itself under spring tension. Retighten the bolts.
  10. Check belt tension by putting a finger on the water pump side ofthe tensioner wheel and pull the belt toward the water pump. The belt should move toward the pump until the teeth are approximately 1 / 2 of the way across the head of the tensioner adjusting bolt. Re-tension the belt, if necessary.
  11. Install the timing belt covers and all other related components.

on Dec 01, 2009 | Hyundai Elantra Cars & Trucks

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Why won't it start?

you probably broke the cylinder head gasket causing low engine compression pressure.

Aug 01, 2015 | 2005 Hyundai Tucson

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Determine why I have zero compression on all four cylinders

Have you put each cylinder at top dead center on compression
stroke & done a cylinder leak down test BEFORE ever starting
the motor,& is the timing belt still on & timed correctly?

Compression is relative to many things & not much use these
days,you got it or you don't

Nov 10, 2014 | 2005 Dodge Neon

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How do you remove head on 2005 tucson 2.7

Replacing the timing belt will also require you to remove the passenger side engine mount bracket (located near the upper/front head).
Before performing any head work, check the compression of the cylinder(s) in question.

Facing the engine, Cylinder numbers are as follows:
Firewall Bank (Left > Right 1-3-6)
Radiator Bank (Left > Right 2-4-6)

Warm up and stop engine. Allow the engine to warm up to normal operating temperature.

Remove the ignition coil plugs. (*If OEM Plug Cables, they will be numbered) (*Coil Plug Position from font to rear 4-1-2-5-6-3)

Remove Spark Plugs (*To access the rear bank near the firewall, it will require you to remove the Surge Tank)

Check cylinder compression using a compression gauge, turning the engine to obtain at least 250 rpm.

Standard Compression is 206psi
Minimum Compression is 184psi
Difference between each Cylinder 15psi or less

For 180,000 Odometer... It is possible your valves could be sticking. If the vehicle smokes, the you could have leaking valve seals.

There are some do-it-yourself liquids you can try before going deeper into engine work from BG Products. Above all products on the market, they do the best. You can also locate a shop who is certified in using BG Products that can assist you, by looking on their website.

And nothing against the poster, but 6Ya cannot resolve your issue over the phone in just a few minutes. ECM Codes don't tell all the story either.

*The above information/specs comes directly from a Hyundai 2005 Tucson Shop Manual (America)

Oct 12, 2014 | Hyundai Tucson Cars & Trucks

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Timing belt setting

line up the marks on crank shaft gear arrow to arrow, the front cam gear the mark goes to the middle on the rear cam gear the mark goes one notch below front gear mark they line up when the tension is put on belt.

Aug 17, 2014 | 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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My mom has an 1996 eagle vision. it died on her. no noise. we replaced the water pump thermastat timing belt that melted and broke plus the timing belt tensioner. the car rolls over smoothly but does not...

Remove the spark plugs and run a compression test. I'd guess you will have low-to-no compression. Two likely causes:
1: you did not get the crankshaft and camshaft correctly aligned when you put the new belt on. If this is the case, all cylinders will have about the same compression, but will be very low. Are you absolutely sure that you got the timings marks correct when you put the belt on?
2: the valves were damaged when the belt broke, open valves and pistons coming up. Talk to the parts department of you local Chrysler dealer, and ask if this engine has "negative valve clearance". If that's the case, you will need to pull the head and have the valves repaired. In this case, a few cylinders may have good compression and a few others may have low-to-no compression.

Of course it it also possible that you failed to connect something when you put it back together, and you are not getting spark or gas. Test for that first.

Apr 28, 2011 | 1996 Eagle Vision

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Timing belt

NOTE: Some procedures may differ slightly due to engine
1) Remove all necessary air ducts. Position No. 4 piston at
TDC of compression stroke. Align timing marks. See Fig. 2. Remove fan
and fan shroud. Remove belts. If necessary, remove radiator and
2) Prevent engine from rotating and remove crankshaft timing
pulley retaining bolt. Remove upper and lower timing belt covers.
Remove spring from tension pulley. Loosen adjusting bolt and move
pulley toward water pump. Remove timing belt.
CAUTION: Ensure pistons are at TDC when rotating camshaft or damage
may result.
1) Handle timing belt carefully. Avoid twisting or kinking
belt. Do not allow belt to become contaminated by water, oil, dirt or
other contaminates. Inspect belt for cracks or damage. If necessary,
2) Measure tension pulley spring length and force. Spring
length should not exceed 2.76" (70.2 mm) and spring force should not
be less than 197-347 lbs. (27-48 kg).
3) Replace tension pulley spring if not within specification.
1) Pull tensioner fully toward water pump side and
temporarily tighten retaining bolt. Ensure No. 4 cylinder is at TDC on
compression stroke by rotating crankshaft until keyway aligns with
mark on front crankshaft seal housing (12 o'clock). Rotate camshaft
until timing mark on cam gear (arrow) aligns with mark on upper
camshaft cover (notch). See Fig. 2.
NOTE: When timing marks are aligned as stated above, No. 4 piston
is at TDC on compression stroke.
2) Position timing belt over crankshaft sprocket, oil pump
sprocket, camshaft sprocket and tensioner in that order. Ensure belt
is positioned in sequence given and without slack between sprockets.
Loosen tension sprocket adjusting bolt allowing spring tension to
tighten belt. Tighten adjusting bolt temporarily.
3) Temporarily install crankshaft pulley bolt and rotate
crankshaft 2 complete revolutions in opposite direction of engine
rotation, until marks on crankshaft and front oil seal retainer are
aligned again. See Fig. 2. Loosen tensioner lock bolt, allowing
tesioner spring to fully adjust tension. Tighten tensioner lock bolt.
4) Install timing belt covers. To complete installation,
reverse removal procedures. Tighten all bolts to specification. See
TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of this article.
Fig. 2: 2.3L & 2.6L Timing Alignment Marks
Courtesy of Isuzu Motor Co

Dec 13, 2010 | 1989 Isuzu Pickup 2WD

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Does the water pump also have to be replaced when the timing belt is replaced at 60,000 miles on an 05 Tucson?

NO .but its a good idea to replace it as half the work already done when they change the timing belt {i will be having mine done this sept {2011} also worth changing the auxiliary belt too that's the drive belt that you can see on the left of the engine that drives all the devices like the AC and water pump a water pump should cost around 70 pounds and timing belt 100 and aux belt 60 pounds work from a none franchised dealer like halfords service centre about 200 for there work go to a main dealer and take out a second mortgage!

Oct 26, 2010 | 2005 Hyundai Tucson

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