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Compression loss

(1999 Saturn SL2)
in Plano, TX on September 09, 2010
Could a leaking valve cover cause a loss of compression
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of Greg Solow's Engine Room on September 09, 2010
Yes. A cylinder leakage test will indicate if compression loss is due to a bad intake or exhaust valve blown head gasket or cylinder or piston/ring damage.
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on September 09, 2010
Thanks, That is what I needed to know.
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