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newcelica84
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Feb 21, 10:39pm - #108667 
please help! - - -sorry- - -

I was checking my compression today also, but forgot to take out the fuse for the EFI. In the process of checking the compression, the air/fuel mixed and the car was trying to turn on. At that time, I heard a loud pop, and the compression meter flew right out of the spark plug hole. Could this have damage anything?

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Feb 22, 12:20am - #108668 
I dunno, but it doesn't sound good.

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Feb 22, 12:26am - #108669 
is it a "screw in" compression tester? if so, it could have stripped the threads for the spark plug hole.
also, when you turned the engine over, that cylinder didn't have spark so it didn't fire in that cylinder so the pop was probably from the compression building up in the combustion chamber/cylinder and made the compression tester pop out.


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Feb 22, 12:32am - #108670 
That's a good diagnosis of the problem.

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Feb 22, 3:49pm - #108671 
you probably just didnt tighten enough the compression tester thats why it popped out.

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Feb 22, 4:17pm - #108672 
whew...ok, thanks! that's makes me feel a little better bout what happend. i hope the threads are ok though.

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