timing belt tensioner broke could that mess up my engine the belt didnt break

Asked by Jan 27, 2016 at 11:27 PM about the 2003 Saturn L300 Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving home from work was at a stop light when my car started making
a loud horrible noise and died. Had to get it towed home and to find out the
timing belt tensioner was shot. My belt stayed on. What are the chances if any
of having engine damage

3 Answers


I would guess engine is going to be fine get the tensioner replaced and timing belt back in line and should be good to go :)

Thank u. Now the big issue to find someone to come fix it for me..

help!!!! Anyone line in 84119-84120 or close that could help me with my car

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