Timing belts replaced and car does not start on Hyundai Accent 2007

Asked by Dec 31, 2014 at 07:48 PM about the 2007 Hyundai Accent GLS Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On the 2007 Hyundai Accent timing belt broke or about 30 teeth on the belt came off, I was going about 40 speed. When this happened I turned the car on I can only hear a spinning sound. I replaced the timing belt set the timing. It does not start and the spinning sounds I first heard, I still hear when I try to start the car. Could it be that the valve damaged the piston.

1 Answer

77,985

Do a compression test. If all cylinders test zero the valves are damaged. Time for a new engine or a new car if that's the case. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Hyundai Accent Experts

  • #1
    karibt
    Reputation
    1,260
  • #2
    dvigano
    Reputation
    1,040
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    880
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Hyundai Elantra
423 Great Deals out of 48,041 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,980 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
571 Great Deals out of 66,738 listings starting at $1,449
Used Hyundai Sonata
365 Great Deals out of 49,687 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Focus
406 Great Deals out of 76,949 listings starting at $1,195
Used Kia Rio
44 Great Deals out of 5,608 listings starting at $2,474
Used Nissan Versa
245 Great Deals out of 20,437 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MAZDA3
215 Great Deals out of 25,792 listings starting at $1,950
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Sentra
457 Great Deals out of 50,802 listings starting at $1,795
Used Toyota Camry
761 Great Deals out of 70,900 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Yaris
40 Great Deals out of 2,564 listings starting at $1,800
Used Nissan Altima
720 Great Deals out of 70,157 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Hyundai Accent GLS Sedan FWD For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 384 listings starting at $4,995
2014 Hyundai Accent GLS Sedan FWD For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 326 listings starting at $5,595

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.