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i have a 89 crx si with a d16a6 and it isnt getting but 75 psi compression on the number 1 cylinder the rest have 120 psi the car does not smoke or make any knocks is it valves? it also haves a skunk 2 cam gear that someone put on it could gear be out of time making it run rough and get low compression thanks

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Squirt a little oil into sparkplug hole and retest. If it gives a higher reading, your rings are the culprit (oil temporarily seals around rings). If there is no difference in readings you may have a problem with a valve.

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