Have a 1994 Mercury Capri, timing belt broke. Have replaced belt, but now car has no power. Could

40

Asked by Sep 03, 2009 at 11:04 AM about the 1994 Mercury Capri 2 Dr STD Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Could valves be damaged? Lined up marks on cams and crank. Car starts and idles just fine. Was going about 55 when belt broke. From what I've heard this isn't an interference engine. Thanks for any help.

2 Answers

15

if you're valves were damaged the engine would not run or it would make alot of noise you have to make sure the timing marks were lined up on the compression stroke because they also can be lined up on exhaust stroke which will make the car lose power

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
40

thanks for the reply , figured it out, somehow the engine timing was off

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Mercury Capri Questions

Mercury Capri Experts

#1 jogger
jogger
Reputation 250
#2 tuff4x4
tuff4x4
Reputation 190
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Honda Prelude
115 listings starting at $3,000
Used Mercury Cougar
200 listings
Used Chevrolet Corvette
120 Great Deals out of 20,753 listings starting at $3,000
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
31 Great Deals out of 1,804 listings starting at $2,250
Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217

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.