My car doesn't start

Tiny
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  • 1997 NISSAN SENTRA
  • 121,000 MILES
My car doesn't start. What could it be?
Changed distributer, cap, rotor
checked fuel pump
checked fuse
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 12:32 AM

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Tiny
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Check compression, spark and fuel pressure. Let us know what is missing

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 12:34 AM
Tiny
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Checked timing chain and its lose could that be the problem.
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 1:12 AM
Tiny
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Do the other checks first

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 1:42 AM
Tiny
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Fuel pressures good
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 1:54 AM
Tiny
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Somebody said I gotta change gear under head can they be right? Or are they leading me down a dry path to fix something not broken.
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 1:56 AM
Tiny
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What is the fuel pressure? What about the others? Dont think about off the wall stuff till you do the basics. Then we proceed from there

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 2:03 AM
Tiny
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Compression is good
fuel shoots out of lines when disconnected and press pedal.
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 2:21 AM
Tiny
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Not a test, we need the number. A certain pressure is required for the motor to run

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 2:22 AM
Tiny
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Spark plugs have a lot of pressure
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 2:24 AM
Tiny
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Ok will get back to you gotta get a tester to check pressure and will reply as soon as possible.
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 3:05 AM
Tiny
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I really appreciate your patients and help. In the morning I will pick up compression tester and check and return a reply with the results.
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 3:32 AM
Tiny
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So the compression tester read 60 on all four cylinders.
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Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 AT 7:30 AM

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