2004 Accord timing chain broke, what is the sugested to repair?

Asked by Jul 25, 2013 at 09:11 AM about the 2004 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You engine is probably ruined. The Accord in 2004 every engine is "interference", there is not enough tolerance for the engine to rotate and pistons will collide with open valves, sorry for that news. So if a mechanic tells you you need a new/rebuilt engine, or even 'top end' he is telling the truth

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Exactly what engine? Some accords have a belt, and some a chain, in 2004 and it is very unusual for a chain to break, but possible, either way, if you have mistaken belt for chain, same result. This is a 2004 Accord engine ..click the picture

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Honda DOHC vtech with belt

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