HOW CAN I TELL IF THE RINGS HAVE FAILED?

  • Tiny
  • stephnel
  • 2000 Opel Corsa
  • 80,000 miles

How can I tell if the rings have failed?

Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 4:07 AM

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  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
  • Expert
  • 25,273 posts

Piston rings? Perform a cylinder leakage test. You'll hear air hissing from the oil dipstick tube.

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Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 5:02 AM

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