1998 Ford Escort "compression test" Questions

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...test. if compression is greater on the wet then you have a bad ring in that cylinder. If compression stays the same then possible bad valve stem seal. Get a compression test done, you may have a ...

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...compression test adapter also) Then check the compression on all cylinders. If the compression is good then your looking at either turbo or cylinder head repairs. The blue smoke is telling you it is ...

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...compression tester so all you need to do now is run one test this test will tell you if you have a bad head or if your rings in your cylinder are bad take your spark plug out and pour a small amount ...

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...oil into that cylinder through the sparkplug hole and test again. If the compression is now a lot better your rings are bad or broken, If it does not improve then you have a bad or burned

...compression test on each cylinder they must be within 25% of each other or this will cause the engine to run bad. However, if you have a compression reading of say 120, 125, 115, and 120 PSI then you ...

...compression for a 1997-2002 Ford Escort from the factory is about 200 PSI. 180 through 200 PSI is good, below 180 usually means the Piston Rings are worn or a possible crack in the engine case. If ...

...compression test, alot of times the engine overheats and blows the headgasket, once the spark plugs are removed watch the holes and see if antifreeze shoots out of them while preforming the ...

...test the compression on each cylinder. If the compression is very low on all cylinders, that is a sure sign that the timing belt (or timing chain depending on the engine) has failed and will have to ...

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...compression test, I got "0" as mentioned above? My last resort is to consider removing oil pan to view piston from below for any possible cracks or holes in piston which would account for massive ...

...compression is still low to nonexistent then the ring are definately bad and/or timing is out of specs or valves are burned ,sticking or out of adjustment.To pinpoint more where the problem lies do a ...

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