ENGINE COMPRESSION?

1996 Oldsmobile 98

Tiny

kamyszekm

February, 17, 2011 AT 5:45 PM

What is the exact engine compression suppose to be in a 1996 oldsmobile 98 with a 3.8?

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Tiny

saturntech9

February, 17, 2011 AT 6:09 PM

The lowest reading cylinder should not be less than 70% of the highest and no cylinder reading should be less than 689 kPa (100 psi). Perform compression test with engine at normal operating temperature, spark plugs removed and throttle wide open.

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