IM TRYING TO REPLACE HEAD GASKET NOW THAT IM ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2006 Nissan Altima

Im trying to replace head gasket now that im trying to put its back together I get my all my gear line up like they suppose to be and some reason when I started to turn motor on bottom gear motor want turn and it act like cam is stuck so I pull chain off I can turn all camshaft and bottom gear but when I got chain on you can not turn it. Could you tell me what might be wrong?

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 AT 11:34 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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The timing of the valves is wrong and the piston is hitting a valve. You may have bent a valve requiring removing the head again to inspect

Roy

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Friday, December 14th, 2012 AT 3:28 AM

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