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No Compression in One Cylinder

Finding No Compression ?

MVS Volvo Forum user waynej writes “Just took a trip of about 200 miles. Exhaust seemed a little loud. When we were near town and stopped for a light the engine was shaking badly. Acceleration was slow with lots of exhaust noise. Checked compression the next day. All were 180 dry except #2 which was 0!”

No compression 96 850

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2 Comments

Sadly I hate to say it. but i think your gasket is blown. i did the same thing and had the same problem. just got back from a mechanic he said that he thinks the gasket is cracked or about to blow.

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