1993 audi 100cs broken Surpintine belt. Replaced belt and now it won't start. Did a compression test and there's no compression. Will a bad camshaft sensor cause this ? motor stalled when belt broke

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Asked by Nov 15, 2015 at 11:53 AM

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It's an interference engine. When the belt broke pistons collided with valves causing major damage. That's why there is no compression Camshaft position sensor irrelevant

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Oh, no no...My bad - I just now saw serpentine belt, not timing belt. Are we one the same page? Do you mean the serpentine belt that turns alternator, A/C, on the outside of the engine that you can see? Or do you mean timing belt? Bur regardless, the cam position sensor did not cause it. Either a frozen pulley burned it up or it was just worn out (the belt that is), the belt should be replaced about every 60,000 to 80,000 miles

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No it was definitely the serpentine belt. I'm just not sure why it would cause the engine to now not have compression

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Me neither. That really is odd. On ALL cylinders?

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