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My 1997 c class merc 280 has lost compression what can the problem be?

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Your probably looking at a complete rebuild...worn piston rings, worn valves/ guides, cracked cylinder head, piston, or engine block. If your lucky its just a head gasket, but you would most likely see water in the engine oil (milky looking). Turbo or super-charged- look for problems there also...

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