well maybe you blew the timing belt or the piston or bent the valves Could be you have a badly cracked head or a failed head gasket that is leaking. Or if the car has a zillion miles on her, the pistion rings could be shot. Yeah, you don't really care why; fact is you're looking for a new engine anyway, sorry to say Phil
Normal engine compression would be 100-125psi
Only if u used the transsmission, engine computer and motor mounts from the 01
The engine would not run. The engine would lack compression.
An engine compression test on a 99 Grand Prix GTP can cost $180
The Cylinder head could be damaged or a ring out of place, causing the release of air, making less compression
The average compression test reading for a Chevy 350 small block engine is around 150 PSI. Lower pressure indicates that there is a leak in the engine.
on any engine good compression would be anything over 100psi, though really good can be up to 150+ anything under 90psi and your engine will not run.
You would first need to measure the schematics.It would be impossible if its too wide, though if it is too high, ?you can have a hood with the engine sticking out.
your answer is not easy. do you want ratio or compression pressure. I would guess you are talking pressure, which on a stock engine is around 155 lbs.
The piston rings may be worn out .
many would simply call it a diesel engine, in reference to the most commonly used fuel for them.
The "T" code 2.4 was in the '96-'01 grand AM, but only the '99-'02 cavilers had the same engine (the Z24 had the exact same engine). I believe that previous caviler had a 2.3 GM had many cars with that engine though: '96-'01 sunfire '97-'99 malibu '99-'01 alero '99-'02 caviler '96-'01 grand AM '96-'98 achieva these cars would all work. A lot more modifications would be needed to do your conversion. It's not impossible but it would not be a direct bolt up
Well if you lined up the timing marks properly then it would not matter. The engine would run anyway.
If the battery and starter is cranking the engine over, the engine needs fuel, compression and spark to run. More info would help us help you.
No the compression in a Gasoline is only 8 to 1 in a Diesel it is 22 to 1 so it would blow up
Diesel engines fire on compression rather than spark. This requires that a diesel engine be made much stronger than a petrol engine. All internal components are made to much stronger specifications. A petrol engine could not handle the higher compression and would self destruct.
I would say that maybe your compression may be low. check that. The hotter the engine gets the less compression there is. maybe your engine is heating up too much, because your thermostat might not be operating right. --- Yes, check the compression when it is cold and then again after hot. It could be leaking in the heads or valve train when it heats up. Metal expands when hot.
My first test would be a compression test, it takes special equipment as it is a dynamic not static compression test.
Engine is running extremely rich.
The engine needs fuel, compression and spark to run. You are missing one of those. Year, make, model and engine size would help us help you.
Possibly, but not likely. Have a compression test run.
A 1997 Pontiac Sunfire would have a voltage regulator and it would be found inside the alternator.
Verification on your question: Do head gaskets make cars lose pressure....hmmmmm, I think what your asking is.... Does a head gasket make an engine lose compression. - Correct?The simple answer is yes, it does, but it is by design. The amount the head gasket lowers the compression (or pressure) is built into the overall design of the engine. For instance, if you were to assemble the head to the block, without a gasket, you would raise the compression (pressure) slightly and potentially cause damage to the engine. This would most likely become apparent when you burn out a valve or burn a hole in the top of a piston.In general terms: - The greater the compression ratio, the bigger the explosion in the bore and the more heat that is produced.
It would largely depend on why #6 has no compression. It could be a minor repair or it could be a major repair. If it is a major repair and the engine has high mileage it would be wise to replace the engine only if the vehicle is worth saving.