how do i set the timing on a 2001 kia rio after belt breaks

aatkins
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Asked by aatkins Mar 21, 2014 at 03:42 PM about the 2001 Kia Rio

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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tennisshoes
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If the timing belt broke while it was running then engine damage has already happened, most likely bent valves and worst case broken pistons and or block, these little buggers are what they call "interference engines" most of them after the belt breaks are just scrap.

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