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Q: What are the chances of my 1.2 i10 hyundai engine valves to be damaged after a timing belt breaks while driving

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timming belt breaks while driving Hyundai i10 2013 model 1.2. what are chances of velves being damaged?

My car has 128000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

The Hyundai 1.2 litre motor is an interference motor and the engine is most likely going to bend the valves if the timing belt breaks when the engine is running.

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