My mint condition V8 Q broke the timing belt.

Asked by Apr 06, 2011 at 10:27 PM about the 1992 Audi V8 quattro AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What are the odds that it bended the valves? My mechaninc said that it doesn't worth to fix it. Is this true?

4 Answers

yes he is right bent valves may have sent one through a piston,what you have is a interference engine,that means when the timeing belt breaks it sends the valves into the pistons.

I was about to park so I was driving at 10 MPH tops. does it worth it to change only the timming belt to see if perhaps I get lucky? Or on the other hand I am doomed....

NO you will just be waisting your money.you may get off by haveing the head or heads rebuilt with no piston damage,it will have some bent valves,worth a try.

sorry to hear . . iam interstet . . in what state are you . send mt Pic.s maceexcel@aol.com

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