How can I tell if the rings have failed?

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How can I tell if the rings have failed?

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

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

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