Interference engine


#1

An interference engine means if the timing belt breaks, severe engine damage will occur. I think most overhead cam engines are interference engines.



I’m considering a small hatchback - Honda Fit, Toyota Yaris, or Scion XD.



I’d like to know - which of these have interference engines?


#2

see http://www.gates.com/part_locator/index.cfm?location_id=3598 which will tell you if it is interference.

http://www.gates.com/brochure.cfm?brochure=2256&location_id=3487&go=SearchGatesPopular
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