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Hyundai Sonata Gls: My sonata was losing compression then wouldn'

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My sonata was losing compression then wouldn't start I've been told the cause was bad fuel and I need to replace the engine.Could there be another solution.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
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When a mechanic checks an engine he does a engine compression test.
Now if each of the cylinders are low then this confirms engine ware
on the rings , to be sure its the rings and not valves in the cylinder head a wet compression test will be done to confirm the engine is bad
now on a wet test if the compression does not improve then you have a
upper engine issue ,if compression improves then piston rings are bad .
If you are not 100% sure of this Mechanic have a second opinion done.
Please get back to me with the reply button and not the poor or bad service rating , so i can get back to you with further assistance with this issue or offer assistance with another expert .
Rgds Greg