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shenton wrote: If the engine is not stopped quickly, then it would soon overheat and maybe seize due to the waterpump not circulating the coolant, but I think one or two warning lights maybe on due to the belt breaking.
dug1 wrote: Depends if the engine is interference or non-interference.
Problem with first one is that when cam belt breaks, cam is no longer turning but crank is = pistons destroying themselves on the open valves.
Second type you just coast to a stop with a dead engine but no long term damage.