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I changed the cylinder head gasket and lapped the valves torqued the head bolts to spec and still have the same problem low compression in # 4 cylinder on a 1986 Chevy chevette gas engine thanks


Did u machine the head?, replace the valve seals?, oil & coolant mixing? Spark plugs burning oil or burning coolant? Oil smell burnt? Possible rings,

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What is the Piston Protrusion above the block top for a Hyundai D4AL, Std Bore 100mm Diesel engine. thank you


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What could be the problem after i put in new valves seals and new piston rings there is oil coming at a piston?


Sounds like you have a motor for a Cessna 150 / airplane which looks like a vw engine except it has two plugs with two different magnetos to run them. Come in 4/6 cylinders usually with one central carburetor. Double check position for gaps in piston rings and that there in the right places. If not offset correctly the compression will be low and pass/dump oil into cylinder. Also check the cylinder sleeves for cracks. I would recommend that you try using die penetrant inspection kit if you cant find the source. The sleeve is installed in cylinder heads. And cylinders can be removed from main body for inspection/replacement on a Cessna engine. And if I'm right about the motor you got then you can probably look up info on motor. Any airplane part has 100% traceability and you can get down to who made it, what part of world the rock was minned to make the engine and even a sample of material will be on file along with quality testing and any other information they have on it which should be all of it. Good luck with it.

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A/C making a rattling noise


I'm assuming that your '89 Chevy has the C6 compressor, which utilizes teflon sleeves for the internal pistons. The teflon sleeves wear out, and the small pistons slap inside their chambers, making a sound like marbles in a can. Eventually, the compressor will seize.

They're fairly expensive compressors, so brace yourself!

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Engine rebuild


Bummer. Usually you need to drop the oil pan, pull the rod and piston out, replace the sleeve, and use a ring comprssor to get the piston back into the cylinder and then put it all back together EXACTLY how it came apart including position on the sleeves, rods and bearings. I have not done this on a VW but I do not see this being much different than any other car that I have worked on. No matter what it will be a huge pain in the ***.

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I'm fixing my engine with new rings but rings have not fitted and yet the block has not expanded, the spare parts show the same engine no. what can i do. I'm so desperate?


your replacing the piston rings? are you using a spring compressor? when you compress the rings and set the piston down in there sleeves make sure to oil the cylinders the with the rings compressed and staggered gently tap the top of the piston with the wooden handle of a hammer. when i say stagger i mean the gaps in each ring are in a different position so as not to create a bypass of pressure or oil. if you use the compressor the piston should slide into the sleeve of the cylinder

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What is the case surrounding the piston


Its called the bore.Some have them cast with the engine block.Some have a sleeve that is put in after the casting.this one is sometimes removable and may be replaced.A common term is the piston sleeve.Hope this helps

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Disc Caliper mounting bolts not screwing in all the way


ARE BOTH SLEEVE'S THE SAME SIZE? IF NOT SWITCH THEM. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS REPLACE BOTH SIDES WHEN PUTTING NEW BRAKES ON.

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Piston doesnt pull back in


piston gripping you need to change those caliper or if piston goes in fine the caliper sleeve need to move freely and pad need to go in easy in the braket clean and remove rust lub and make sure evething move freely hope this help fixya our post

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