Having problems with your 2001 Nissan Altima ?

Car lost power while driving then cut off and will not restart was told its a broken crank shaft has no compression but belt turns and cams turn

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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Broken cranckshaft will have a knocking noise, did you check the compression, perhaps the cambelt slipped a few notches due to stretching. Check fuel supply.
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