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They can. The only way to know for certain is to put a new belt on and run a compression test. If one or more cylinders don't build compression after you've properly installed a new timing belt, the piston kissed a valve. BTW, it doesn't take much to bend a valve beyond being usable.

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Q: If the timing belt broke in a 1994 Mazda protege 1.8 sohc do the pistons hit the valves?
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