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My Car 1997ford falcon sedan/One piston is under

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My Car 1997ford falcon...

My Car 1997ford falcon sedan/One piston is under compression.Its duel fuel.is it worth repairing?

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Falcon?

1997

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Falcon yourself? What have you tried so far?

It was running well wen suddenly gave a lot of trouble. mechanic say it has a slight miss which boils down to the under compression on one out of 6.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No i just want to know iof its worth repairing?

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AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 9 months ago
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AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 9 months ago

Hello there,

Depends on the cause of low compression.

If it is a valve issue, and the bottom end is healthy, then a cylinder head job will fix it.

Only the results of a leakdown test will give a more accurate answer.

Worst case scenario is an exchange engine swap.

Hope this helps.

Gary

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