If the timing belt break while driving can the engine be repaired?

Asked by Mar 22, 2015 at 08:13 PM about the 1988 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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It's an interference engine, in a 1988 Nissan 300ZX (Both 2.0. Maxima or 3.0 Stanza) so major damage may (probably) has occurred. But that does not mean it can't be repaired. Just expensive.

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See website for more info on potential damage to valves on this engine: http://www.xenonz31.com/timingbelt.html

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