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98 volvo S70: Won't start

Timing belt broke and was replaced. Engine turns over but won't start. Ran compression test on each cyllinder....no pressure in any. What could problem be?

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I think what may have happen is that when the timing belt broke it may have smacked your valves, causing u to lose compression in all cylinders. odd but if you where at speed or even idle when it happened this can easily be the case. what you can do is remove your cylinder head and inspect and measure the valves. i bet you will find something interesting. sorry good luck

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It is either out of time or you have bent valves

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