COMPRESSION TEST READING

1991 Peugeot

Tiny

mcgraw

September, 14, 2009 AT 8:18 AM

Engine Mechanical problem
1991 Other Peugeot Models 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual

hi, im new to this site so bear with me, I have a talbot express 2.0 petrol camper van1991, I have a miss on the engine on idle, I have just bought a compression tester to check the engine, but dont know what the compression range should be I have changed all the electrics. Cleaned out the carb ect, done the timing, so now I will look at a burnt valve, can any one give me any info on the compression readings, thanks barry.

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Tiny

Dave H

September, 15, 2009 AT 6:06 AM

Optimum reading is 150psi. Anything between 100 and 150 is ok the higher the better. Anything below 100 and it needs investigating.

Tiny

mcgraw

September, 15, 2009 AT 9:47 AM

Hi dave, thanks for your reply, now I know where im goin, been in hospital for an op so hope to do the test in a few days, thanks again, mcgraw

Tiny

Dave H

September, 16, 2009 AT 4:09 AM

No problem, let us know if you need any more information !

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