Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum Discussion, Help in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Well, I Have A 97 Cadillac Catera And My Timing Belt Is Broken. How Can I Tell If The Valves ...
- 09-02-04 12:40 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
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Well, I Have A 97 Cadillac Catera And My Timing Belt Is Broken. How Can I Tell If The Valves On My Engine Are Damage. Does Is Automatically Damage The Valves When It Breaks. Help Please!!!!!!
- 09-03-04 11:06 PM #2
I am pretty sure the catera engine is an interference engine, but im not real sure... You would be REALLY lucky if no damage was done.....
- 09-03-04 11:58 PM #3
Yes, wes, you are correct.
Once you start it up again with everything correct (belt on, referance marks aligned etc).. then you'll know.
- 09-04-04 12:06 AM #4
I guess you could just align everything and hope it works out!!!