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How to do a compression test

December 3, 2016 Danny Bender

A Compression test is a good way to measure the condition of the rings, cylinders, and valves. If your engine is running rough or is lacking power consider doing a compression test. Most manufacturers and technicians believe it is important to perform a compression test every time a tune-up is […]

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How to find mechanical engine misfires

November 13, 2016 Danny Bender

Mechanical engine misfires can contribute to low compression (bad cylinder, piston rings, sticky or leaky valves or even valves out of adjustment) will affect the amount of air coming into the cylinder which will cause a cylinder to misfire and could set a P0300. You have done your diagnosis and […]