I just replaced the timing chain in my Altima and now I have no compression the bottom chain broke that is why I had to replace it if that helps
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1998 Nissan Altima Question: no compression
Answer #1pushrod October 21, 2013, 21:50Master
Most likely the engine is out of time! Did you do the work? IF so, were the 'colored' links on the chain's CORRECTLY aligned with the corresponding marks on the gears? That's both upper and lower timing sets! Any unusual noise when cranking the engine over now?
IF you are positive the timing chains/gears are in time, "possible" bent valves resulting from the broken chain.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (13365 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper October 22, 2013, 06:12Master
double ck your work
Answer #3ZeeTech October 22, 2013, 09:59Master
I think you have bent valves due to the broken timing chain.
Answer #4Rojo1 October 22, 2013, 10:23Technician
How's the oil pressure when cranking? Does the oil light go out? Do you have NO compression or LOW compression?