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Piston not burning

Csi 1.5i 1997 not burning piston no 2&3 I have changed the rings but the problem is still the same. What is the possible problem?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

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Please add more info, your query is not clear.

but try the following

1. swap leads and spark plugs from pistons that are ok. And see if your 2 & 3 pistons are better. and if your other pistons become bad. Process of elimination.

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