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1994 Pickup no compression on #2 cylinder


Truck is a 1994 4X4 extra cab V6 with 118,000 miles.

Went to start my truck and it made some awful noise under the hood. Sounded like someone hitting the motor with a chain. Toyota said 0 compression in #2 cylinder and wanted $900 to investigate. Loval shop said spark plug was in peices and p[eieces had probably fallen into motor.

Anyone else had this problem? Is it worth the trouble to tear it apart and hope the spark plug shards didn't make it to the block?



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  • wolfetrain Feb 04, 2009

    Thanks guys. I found another motor off a 1990 street sweeper truck. Will be spending the rest of Feb getting it into my truck I'm sure.


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If the spark plug is in pieces and there is no compression I'm sorry to say that you're gonna have to tear into the motor and replace that piston be sure to check the cylinder wall for scarring hopefully it just punched a hole in the top of the piston and didn't scarr the walls

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If you have no compression,You either have a bent valve,or a Hole in the piston.Or both.

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