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Old 10-23-2009, 10:45 PM   #44 (permalink)
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If you're burning more oil after the change than you were before the timing belt failed, it's one of two things:

The timing belt isn't installed correctly, in which case you'd be running poorly -
Or
Damage was done when the belt gave out.

If you need a new head, you can swap on a 2.0SOHC without changing anything else.
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