Could the piston hit the valve if a Lexus IS200 snaps its cam belt?

Does the piston hit the valves if a cam belt snaps on a Lexus IS200 1999? If there is a small 6mm washer in the piston would it just rattle around or would it damage the engine?

Asked on 13 August 2010 by is200louie

Answered by Honest John
I think these are inteference engines.
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