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Cylinders Ive already taken my grand am to a local mechanic and he told me that my compression was 75 and I will need a new engine. He said the engine would be $1,800. Will I need a new engine, if so should I just get a new car?

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    Ive already taken my grand am to a local mechanic and he told me that
    my compression was 75 and I will need a new engine. He said the engine
    would be $1,800. Will I need a new engine, if so should I just get a
    new car?



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