Question about 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier
I have a 98 Cavalier with a 2200 motor and it just started skipping all of a sudden and i thought it might have been a coil pack so i changed both, still did it, changed the wires and plugs, still did it so i went do to the local garage and got it put on the computer.... it said there was a problem with the injector so i thought i found it because when i pulled the plug off the #4 injector it didn't make a difference in the cars rough idling so i changed the injector....still did it so i though it might be a valve so i did a compression test and cylinders 1 and 2 had 174 psi in them so i tried cylinders 3 and 4 and they both had 124 psi????? think it might be a head gasket but people say when it goes between cylinders its usually around 70 psi??? any ideas lol
Also check for cracked block ... not common but does happen
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
Not the difference shoulD NOT be more than 10psi and some may say 20 psi. I SAY 10psi between each cylinder if this is 50 psi difference then you have at least a head gasket problem. But when you remove head have it check by a machine shop for cracks and warpage in head. Good luck and thanks for using FIX YA.
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