2004 forester timing belt gear locked up when I was driving. It stopped running, did this ruin the motor?

Asked by Jun 29, 2014 at 09:48 AM about the 2004 Subaru Forester X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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That is an interference engine so it is possible that you bent some valves if it jumped time or the timing belt broke.

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Well put above. It could be the water or oil pump or tensioner. Hopefully it didn't shred or jump teeth.

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