Q: Smaller serpentine belt shredded and pieces went into the crank shaft Tried to start timing jumped. How do I fix? 05' kia op 2.4L

asked by on

Smaller serpentine belt that goes from water pump, alternator and ac (i believe) started shredding pieces into crank shaft ( I believe) , mechanic didn't check first after putting new serpentine belt on started the car right up no problem. He turned car off tightened the tensioner pulley went to start it again and wouldnt start at all. Tried 6 or 7 times removed cover on timing belt and noticed the timing jumped. Car wouldn't start back up until pieces removed from crankshaft, but even then car was hard to start engine shakes badly and stalls whenever u let off gas. Mechanic says I have a damaged valve but never adjusted my timing back where markings indicate. Had no engine problems prior just a squeaky serpentine belt. Needless to say I took my car home and will never return to that mechanic. Tryna figure out if I need ignition timing adjusted or timing belt replacement. All pulleys are in decent shape. Need help bad thank you in advance

My car has 905345 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The KIA 2.4 liter motor is what is called an interference motor and this means it will bend valves if the timing belt breaks or jumps timing. You will need to have cylinder head removed and bent valves replaced if head did not get damaged. If head got damaged then you will need to replace the entire cylinder head.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Smaller serpentine belt shredded and pieces went into the crank shaft Tried to start timing jumped. How do I fix? 05' kia op 2.4L

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Wipers not working, 2005 Skoda Octavia

I am working on this

Q: Changing timing belt on a 2000 Lexus ES 300

You've said the camshaft pulley but those are the ones on the top inside. I'm assuming that you meant the crankshaft pulley. Those Lexus crankshaft pulleys often will not come off because they are kind of tight and they are...

Q: Check Engine Light on after changing oil - 2012 Kia Rio5

If starting it today was the first time after changing your oil, the oil filter and oil galleries were empty for a few seconds. If this is the case, the Check Engine Light is reflecting the lack of oil pressure...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...