Question about 1998 Ford Mustang
How many pounds of compression should I have on a 1998 3.8 liter Mustang engine. I may have blown a head gasket as it got hot and there is water in the oil pan.
You may also want to do a simple check to see it the cooling system is holding pressure. You can use a tool or have a mechanic pressure up your system to check it it holds presure. Also after reaching operating temp, check the radiator cap after 20-30 minutes to see if it is holding pressure. I have also seen in the past a failed water pump. If the weep hole is plugged and the seals are out of the pump, coolant could leak into the crank case.
Posted on Jun 27, 2008
Depends on condition of engine.What you want to look for is a large difference between related cyls. If all are with in 10-15 percent of each other your problem may be some where else.
Posted on Jun 23, 2008
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