Hyundai Santa Fe timing belt

Asked by Mar 06, 2017 at 07:32 AM about the 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My timing belt broke how do I find out if it's worth
fixing and if it can be on this type if it
worth it??

3 Answers


Probably not worth fixing if the timing belt broke. This engine is an interference engine, so you would expect bent valves, which means the head would need to be reworked, or just replaced. Then if there is a lot of miles on the vehicle, and had all this fixed, you more than likely would turn the engine into an oil burner, because the compression raises when refurbishing the head, and pulls the oil up past the rings.

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Ammco said it could be electrical...over the phone...

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