Compression

Tiny
JAYMX3V6
  • 1992 MAZDA MX3
  • 180,000 MILES

I fixed timing in car because it died now doesnt have compression on cylinder 1 what could it be

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 AT 6:15 PM

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Tiny
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If the timing belt broke and it's an interference engine, suspect bent valves. A cylinder leakage test will identify if the valves are not sealing.

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 AT 6:45 PM
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Yep, if you drive a Mazda until the belt breaks, very bad things happen.

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 AT 7:08 PM

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