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Curtis, Australia Car Mechanic
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Ive got a vz commodore been sitting around 2 months tried to

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ive got a vz commodore been sitting around for about 2 months tried to start it its tiurning over but wont fire it ran fine previously guy done at the garage want to drop a new engine in it but thats going to be costly an ideas before going down that path
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
garage says its got very low compression and the check power train light is now on
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

I would perform a cylinder leakage test next.

This will pinpoint the loss of compression.

Very common for heavy carboned-up valves, not sealing and compression loss.