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I have a 2008 chevy malibu with a 2.4l in it, the other weak the car lost all power on the road a bunch of lights came on the dash than shut down, i had the battery and alternator tested they came back good, than scanned the car and got a code for the throttle body, crankshaft position sensor, and both camshaft position sensors, replaced all of them than replaced spark plugs, valve cover gaskets, the camshaft solenoids, the crankshaft position sensor pigtail.After i replaced everything the car had codes for, there is still a crankshaft position sensor code is still on, says one is pending and one is confirmed.Before i replaced everything when i was pulling the spark plugs out, 2 spark plugs have had oil on them, pulled them out again today and they where covered in oil.
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Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

you need to do a compression test of all cylinders

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
ok will let you know
Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

let me know the numbers. then I can tell you whats going on.

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Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

what were the compression numbers?

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