Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

BAD CYLINDER IN ENGINE

(1990 Jaguar XJ6)
in Philadelphia, PA on June 03, 2010
I JUST BOUGHT A 1990 JAGUAR XJ6 AND THE ENGINE HAS A DEAD CYLINDER. CAN THEY FIX THE CYLINDER OR DO I BUY A NEW ENGINE?
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on June 03, 2010
It could just be a burnt valve. Have the shop do a leak down test to see if it is a valve leaking. If it is a burnt valve then you can remove the head and just repair the valve, without having to replace the whole engine.

http://repairpal.com/leakdown-test
Get a repair estimate
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide.
Or interested in getting a repair? Find a Shop

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
So, i just finished putting my engine back together. i have an 05 mitsubishi outlander with a 2.4 l 4 cylinder. here'...
This is the first time i experienced this. a mitsubishi mechanic told me that it was just probably a glitch. any thou...
Didn't find what you were looking for?