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Re: One valve down. Is it safe to drive ? (for a while ...).

>        Hi all,
>        my timing belt broke and just replaced it. The guy at the station
>says it is driveable (for a while, untill I replace the valve).
>        What is the net-wisdom on that ?
>        Since this is the only car I have, I need it, even for small distance
>(1-2 miles a day). Is it safe untill I get it back in for repair ?
>        What am I looking at for the valve ($$) ?
>        Oh, the car is a 5000CS turbo '86.
>        Yes I really feel stupid for not checking earlier ...

AT what mileage did the belt break? I'd like to know.

Ernest Wong
email: esw5@cornell.edu