1996 Nissan Sentra Q&A

1996 Nissan Sentra Question: i have a 96 nissan sentra with the 1.6 DOHC that will crank but not start?

while driving one day the car jus died. i suspected the timing chains but after i looked to see if it was getting spark it has a very low spark. its getting air and fuel but i need to know if i should pull the timing chains or get a new distribution system...? -
Answer 1
do a compression test first -
Answer 2
Also check dist. rotor button and cap if they look ok replace distributor assembly. -