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Either a warped head and blown headgasket or a cracked head.

An intake gaslet will also blow and let it in on a 4.3. I had it happen.

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Q: How would antifreeze get into piston cylinders of 1997 Ford truck?
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Cracked injector cups.

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A great big YES!!! The cylinders must be bored-out to the next size.

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What does it mean when a cars engine has no compression I was looking on craigslist for a car and I found one but the guy that is selling it said that the engine has no compression.?

do you seriously think that theres a hole in the piston in all the cylinders? or the rings are gone in all the cylinders.. highly unlikely.. the main cause of loss of compression is the rings are burnt gone. the rings are stuck, the valves are stuck, hole in the piston and/or head, bent valves, or the timing chain/belt came off, or broke. with all the cylinders being down, i'd look into the last one. that's the only thing that would be logical to effect all the cylinders evenly.

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