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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 ...
Repair it. The valve seat, though hard, will be damaged it you continue to
drive it much.