Compression test air
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3

This is a discussion on Compression test air within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I was checking today but forgot to take out the fuse for the EFI, in the process of checking the ...

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Posts
    31

    Compression test air

    I was checking today but forgot to take out the fuse for the EFI, in the process of checking the compression, the air/fuel mixed and the car was trying to turn on. At that time, I heard a loud pop, and the compression meter flew right out of the spark plug hole. Could this have damage anything?

  2. Remove Advertisements
    ClubWRX.net
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    Administrator Trainrex's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Posts
    26,592
    I Support ClubWRX
    It could have damaged the spark plug hole threads if it wasn't screwed in all the way, and your fender when it landed

  4. #3
    Registered User wile2k's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Sheridan, WY
    Posts
    36

    Re: Compression test air

    Also, unless it is for some reason different on a Subi, you should pull all spark plugs, disable fuel flow, and disable ignition spark to prevent the chance of arcing. With all that done, you will not have fuel or even spark plugs in the cyl to allow the car to start.

    Again, if it is different on Subis for some reason, please feel free to correct me.
    '04 WR Blue STi (Stock for now)
    '95 Purple T/A (Very Not Stock)

+ Reply to Thread

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site.
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.

Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Please enter a valid email address for yourself. We strongly suggest that you stay away from using aol, yahoo, msn, and hotmail accounts. Sometimes the mail server blocks the emails from our server. As a result you will not receive any notifications including the confirmation email.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Posting Permissions

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •