I have a Volvo 2012 S60 T5 with 103K on the mileage that has failed due to the Serpentine belt fraying and caused the timing belt to skip or jump timing.
My Daughter and I towed the car to a Auto Repair Center and they said is a blown engine. They explained that it is a Interference
engine and it most likely jumped timing and destroyed the engine. The repair estimate to replace the engine with a salvage engine
So, with no large sum of cash like that, and the car only being worth 5k or less, we towed it home for me to pull apart and try to fix
I have verified that only 1 cylinder has only 80psi, the rest are zero. So I guess the engine will have to be replaced.
I was going to pull the head and look at the cylinder head damage, but was wanting to know if that is even worth it?
and how much work that is.
I do see where some folks replaced the Heads after buying a rebuilt Cylinder head, but question if another would mate or fit
with out any issues, if the pistons are not bad...... the car was doing about 25-30 mph when it broke.
How hard is it to pull the engine from the Top? This will be a do it yourself with me only most of the time.
Most all salvage yard engines for the 2.5L are aroung 2K to 2.5K with over 100K miles There are lots of 3.0L for around 500.00
Should I just Junk it and move on? Other that the Engine the car is in very good condition and is fun to drive.