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995 Nissan 200sx se-r 2.0L. Replaced head and gaskets, now

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995 Nissan 200sx se-r 2.0L. Replaced head and gaskets, now won't start. I have spark and fuel. need to know what to check next until it's running.

Hi Im thing to do is check the timing mark and make sure they are on their marks at tdc.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.

It is now. It was about 3 teeth off. Still wont start.

are you sure you're arent 180 out?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.

The crank shaft shows TDC, The rotor on the distributor is pointing at #1 Cylinder, the camshaft markings are at the correct positions, about 10 and 1, the number one piston is all the way up.

ok. are you reading rpms while cranking?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.

No rpms

Customer: replied 6 days ago.

K. I'll order that. Hopefully it'll start afterwards

it should

any update?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.

No. The part is not here yet. You can close this out and I'll get in contact with you later.

I can only close it after you accept the answer and leave a rating. thanks. hope i was able to lead you in the right direction. have a great evening.

david craig and 4 other Nissan Specialists are ready to help you

thank you!

Customer: replied 2 hours ago.

The crank sensor did not change anything

did you replace the crank sensor with onr from the dealer ot an aftermarket one? also did you inspect the wiring for the crank sensor at the connector and follow the wiring and inspect for damage?

you must use an oem dealer part for this problem.