bend valves?

Asked by Dec 10, 2017 at 05:23 PM about the 2008 Mazda MAZDA6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Would the motor be damaged if the timing chain
broke om a 2008 Mazda6 2.3 vvti?

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It is very, very possible that this could happen. When the chain breaks, it is spinning at a very quick speed and will fly all around the engine bay, smacking anything in its path. Engine valves are in the line of fire, so they can indeed be bent.

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