why are cylinders 2,4,& 6 weak after rebuild. on 2004 Dodge Dakota

Checked all lines, connections, Cam and Crank sensors. Any ideas?

by in Folkston, GA on March 10, 2013
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1 answer 5 comments
ANSWER by , March 10, 2013
New cam & lifters or were original re-used?
COMMENT by , March 10, 2013
Originals were reused.
COMMENT by , March 10, 2013
Did you 'bleed'(compress old oil out) of the lifters before assembly? IF not they may be 'pumped up' to much and not allowing valves to shut all the way. Have you done a compression test or does it run enough to put a vacuum guage on it & watch?
COMMENT by , March 10, 2013
We will try that. Yes we compressed and cleaned everything.
COMMENT by , March 10, 2013
Post the results and I'll see if I can be of anymore help from here.
COMMENT by , March 10, 2013
Ok, will be tomorrow before we can try it.