Originally posted by glmoy
Compression should be good after all this car ran great until this happened. All hoses on including idle air hose in rear of manifold.
Fuel pumps have been replaced.
The reason for checking compression is a quick check of timing chain integrity. If the cam is not turning, you will have no compression. Of course, you will also likely have bent valves or worse. This is an unfortunate possibility when the engine suddenly dies.