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

Compression loss

(1999 Saturn SL2)
in Plano, TX on September 09, 2010
Could a leaking valve cover cause a loss of compression
Displaying 1 answers & 1 comments
Popular Answer
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.
on September 09, 2010
Thanks, That is what I needed to know.
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.
I need help diagnosing my 1998 gmc jimmy
My 1998 gmc jimmy started over heating then died and lost all power from the accelerator then when i had it pulled o...
Engine misfires and won’t revI have changed the...
I have changed the plugs and the coils but the engine still misfires and has no power
Didn't find what you were looking for?