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Cambelt broke will it have likely interfeared with the head now?

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Hi. If it is a multi valve (16 valve or more) it is almost a certainty you have bent some valves. You will have to remove the header to see. Take note that you will need a new header gasket to replace the head. Hope this helps

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It depends a lot on if the engine was running at high revs when it this case the valves would clash with the piston and cause them to bend or break and all sorts of horrors could happen. If the car was at idle speed, while it still could cause damage to the valves there is always a chance that you could get away with it. Alex.

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