Archive March 2012

A customer's MR2 was brought into the shop having smoke in the exhaust and leaking oil. A compression test put up some lower than average numbers, 140psi in cylinders 1 and 3.  2 & 4 were showing 100psi which is no good. A leak down test will show your more data.  After removing the spark plugs and wires, and detaching the intake from the throttle body, we jacked the car up and gained access to the crankshaft pulley from underneath the rear passenger wheel. Having another set of ha...