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Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 22:33:01 +0000
From: danny <dannynopsamia-esprezzo.com>
Subject: Re: Compression Pressure Carlson Turbo.


Richard Henwood wrote: > Hi, > > Just done a compression test on my 1991 9000 Carlson 2.3 Turbo, and it > reads: > > 1) 125psi > 2) 130psi > 3) 130psi > 4) 130psi > > Anyone know if this is a normal reading? > > Richard I don't know if that is normal for your engine, but conventional wisdom has it that provided all cylinders are with 10psi or so of each other (ie: no wild differences) then all is OK. A big difference on 1 cylinder would suggest a problem - I don't think 5psi is a big difference. -- Regards, Danny http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) http://www.dannyscoffee.com (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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