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Compression check

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by BowtieBlazer, Jan 7, 2002.

  1. BowtieBlazer

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    I just did a compression check on my brothers 1990 Mecedes 190E 2.6L and i was looking for the compression specs. Anyone have a ballpark figure? I called the local Mercedes dealer and the guy claimed not to even have a book on that car. Any help is appreciated

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  2. 95 Silverado

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    On gasoline engines the compression will usually range from 100 - 150 PSI, diesels will be much higher, the cylinders should all be close to the same reading. the indicator of problems is any cylinders which are considerably lower than the rest. Be sure to block the throttle open when testing to allow the engine to get air, if it pulls against the closed throttle plates it can affect the readings.

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    </a><P ID="edit"><FONT class="small">Edited by 95 Silverado on 01/08/02 09:05 AM.</FONT></P>
     
  3. BowtieBlazer

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    Thanks!

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