Can a V-8 Engine With Low Compression in One Cylinder Work Fine?

Answer How a loss in compression affects a particular engine depends on a lot of factors. Engine displacement, compression ratio, induction type and fuel type all come into play. When looking at your cyli... Read More »

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What Should the Cylinder Compression Be for a Dodge 2.0 Engine?

The 2.0-liter engine found in Dodge and other Chrysler products is built by Mitsubishi, a Japanese company. It is available in two configurations, a double and singe overhead-camshaft design. To ge... Read More »

How to Measure Car Cylinder Compression?

As the piston is moved up in the cylinder by the crankshaft during an engine's compression stroke, the air/fuel mixture is compressed. This heats the mixture to a temperature near its self-combusti... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot an Engine Compression?

After checking all the logical components in your vehicle engine, you still have not found the cause for the rough idle, the popping noises and probably the smoke coming out of the exhaust pipe. Ma... Read More »

How to Calculate Engine Compression?

The compression of an engine is expressed in a ratio that says how many units of volume from the cylinder with the piston at the bottom dead center are squeezed into a unit of space in the compress... Read More »