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

2 Answers

110,035

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

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
6,415

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

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Subaru Forester Questions

Subaru Forester Experts

#1 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 3,670
#2 walth
walth
Reputation 3,000
#3 lifeson34
lifeson34
Reputation 2,520
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
345 Great Deals out of 38,530 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda CR-V
896 Great Deals out of 61,171 listings starting at $988
Used Toyota RAV4
740 Great Deals out of 71,773 listings starting at $1,895
Used Subaru Impreza
187 Great Deals out of 17,838 listings starting at $1,250
Used Subaru Legacy
199 Great Deals out of 15,855 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Escape
1,391 Great Deals out of 93,563 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Highlander
346 Great Deals out of 24,768 listings starting at $2,499
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
27 Great Deals out of 1,216 listings starting at $4,455
Used Toyota 4Runner
249 Great Deals out of 20,494 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Tacoma
541 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Honda Pilot
381 Great Deals out of 21,194 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Forester For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 20,004 listings starting at $17,472
2016 Subaru Forester For Sale
88 Great Deals out of 1,451 listings starting at $16,995
2015 Subaru Forester For Sale
96 Great Deals out of 2,519 listings starting at $11,995
2014 Subaru Forester For Sale
52 Great Deals out of 1,509 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Subaru Forester For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 366 listings starting at $8,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.