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I just had a compression test done on my 2005 RX8 and it

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Hi ... I just had a compression test done on my 2005 RX8 and it came back between 470 and 495 kpa per cylinder. They told me it is so low that I need a new engine. Is that true.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** converts to 70 psi, and the negine wil run with this low od=f compression, does it run right now?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is still at the dealership waiting for me to decide on the new engine. The want to offer me $800 for it but I think I can get more on the open market. It only has 59,000 miles and no other problems.
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 year ago.

was it running when you took it in?