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2004 Nissan Altima Base 4dr Sedan 2.5 Manual

2004 Nissan Altima
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
23 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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January 24, 2013, 12:46 pm

Trish R
 

Question: help get car started

02 nissan altima 2.5 wont start after doing head gasket. it started 1 time. cut off to put suspension on to test drive wont start change cam and crank sensors,plugs, coils ,got 90 lbs. compression, still wont start. heard a poping noise when was trying to start.sound like a pencil snapping dont know if this had anything to do with problem.please help,i am at my wits end


January 28, 2013, 11:18 am

Elizabeth K
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90 lbs is low compression. Are the timing gears lined up?
Here is an article to help troubleshoot:
http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-cranks-but-wont-start


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