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Q: Is the motor a tolerant or non tolerant???

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Im trying go see if my Jetta jumped time and bent valves or not

My car has 130 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

This engine is an interference motor and may get damaged if the timing belt breaks. If you would like to have this looked at, a certified professional from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to inspect the car and advise you on any actions necessary.

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