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Old 12-03-2012, 05:37 AM
snowsled7 snowsled7 is offline
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Originally Posted by robertobaggio20 View Post
Do the compression test before you do anything else. You may have a cracked cylinder head.
You are not likely to be able to determine a cracked head from a compression test. It will simply tell you what the static compression is in each cylinder. Loss of compression could be from many things, not just a cracked head.
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