i have a 2006 dodge stratus, the timing belt recently broe while driving. I had the belt replaced and no other damage occured. Now the car struggles once it gets to 3 RPM. The car literally Jults. Can someone please have any idea what this could be?

Asked by May 01, 2015 at 05:11 PM about the 2006 Dodge Stratus SXT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Dodge Stratus

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May have warped a valve in the head causing this,have the compression checked on the engine.

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Actually, warped valve will depend on your engine. EZD, 4G64 8 valves and EDV/EDT should not break if timing belt breaks since it's a non-interference design. However, if it's a 4G64 16 valves, it could warp the valves.

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