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Old 10-06-2001, 10:24 AM
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Ali Al-Chalabi Ali Al-Chalabi is offline
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Your mechanic is probably right, a broken ring is the most likely cause that I can think of.

Sudden loss of compression and high oil consumption do fit the bill of a broken ring.
Ali Al-Chalabi

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