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Comano last won the day on March 31 2010

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  1. Comano

    Engine compression

    Hello Dom, That's the most direct answer that could explain all this... Is information available about this? I mean, is it documented somewhere? how about the correct way to synchronize it? Regards
  2. Comano

    Engine compression

    I found this post Dom states that the proper compression should be around 160 psi, with this, it is real that I have a compression problem, since it has new gaskets, it leads me to think that it may have an internal problem, the rings may be? I will need to evaluate this, it could be cheaper to replace the engine instead of repair it..
  3. Comano

    Engine compression

    Today I pulled codes from the ECU (I got an scanner), I got the next codes: Code 111, KOEO ==> System Pass Code 10 ==> This is not in the manual code 176, Continuous ==> Failrue into the HEGO (HO2S) sensor fault / allways lean. I didn't executed the KOER test since the user's maual says to not execute it until all previous codes are repaired. What is the HO2S sensor? the Oxigen sensor?
  4. Comano

    Engine compression

    Yes, it runs good when hot but with poor milleage, it used to provide 300kms per 3/4 tank, today, they are 220kms per the same 3/4 of tank, both measured in city trafic. The plugs and cables are new, they have at most 1000kms, the previous ones that were older provided me a little less milleage and less power at runing. I will have to talk, with the guy in the service... as I see it, in the mid to long term, it could be cheaper to replace the engine with a used (with warranty) but newer Mondeo engine.
  5. Comano

    Engine compression

    Hello, No, I hadn't scanned it yet, I will take it to the service next month for emission testing, I'll ask them to scan it, anyway, the Check Engine light is off. Vacum leak, I doubt it since it hasn't been run much since the engine was resurfaced, but still a possibility. What kind of problems can the injection system could present?
  6. Comano

    Engine compression

    Hello, Thank you for your information, I see that the issue is not as big as I initially thought. The engine runs "good" in load, but sometimes is a little rough when in idle and around 550-600 rpms, after a few seconds it changes and stabilizes around 750 rpm. The cylinders were machined about three years ago, the cylinders were adjusted to 0.20, I see then that I need to check with the guy that did the job to check the failing one. In the time this happens, does this justifies lack of power when cold and bad milleage? By now, the car is used about 7 to 10 days a month.
  7. Comano

    Engine compression

    I notice very low acceleration and very low milleage, it has new head gaskets, plugs and plug wires. On the other hand, in the engine specifications I found that the engine provides a compression of 9.7:1, if my maths are rigth this equals to 181.3 psi, at least I would belive this will be at sea level, it should be less at 1.4 miles over sea level but I don't think that justifies 65 psi less.
  8. Comano

    Engine compression

    Hello all, I've done a compression test on my 95 2.5L and I found these numbers: 1 cylinder has 100 psi 5 cyliners have 115 psi I feel that those numbers are low and making numbers, the compression would be 7:1 and 8:1 for my engine. Any of you have at hand the right compression in "psi" for this engine? Thank you
  9. Does this shaking happens in a range of speed?? I mean, it starts at 70 but, if you keep accelerating, does it stops at certain velocity? Change the weels to a different place and check if the shaking moved of side, if so, the problem is the tire.
  10. Comano

    Hesitation or missing when accelerating

    It says that he needed to replace the timing belt, it makes me think that it is/was a 4 cilynder, otherway it would be the timing chains.
  11. Comano

    Lack of power when cold

    By "redone" I mean it was disassembled and, among other things cylinders and heads resurfaced
  12. Comano

    Lack of power when cold

    Hello, Since the V6 engine was redone, I am experiencing a lack of power when runing it in cold, but it has power when the engine gets hot. A little backgrownd, this behavior started after the engine was redone and adjusted at .20, I am suspecting that even when the engine was adjusted they used the original pistons in place of using new ones adjusted at .20. What do you think about my hiponthesis? could this be the problem or what else could it be?
  13. Comano

    Fuel smell

    No updates, I hadn't oportunity to check more, by today I am suspecting on the vapor canister...
  14. Comano

    Fuel smell

    Hello, It is outside the car, the exhaust, never in the inside of the car or under the hood.
  15. Comano

    Fuel smell

    Hello, This is for a 95 2.5, when I start the engine, it leaves a smell of fuel, but only when cold, when it is hot it doesn't leaves the smell. Any ideas about what it could be?
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