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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Compression Inspection [Mzr 2.3 Disi Turbo]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Engine / General / Compression Inspection [Mzr 2.3 Disi Turbo]

WARNING:

1. Verify that the battery is fully charged..

2. Warm up the engine to normal operating temperature.

3. Remove the charge air cooler..

4. Remove the ignition coils..

5. Remove all the spark plugs..

6. Remove the fuel pump relay..

7. Remove the fuel injector relay.

8. Measure the compression pressure using the following procedure.

a. Press a compression gauge into the spark plug hole.


b. Fully depress the accelerator pedal and crank the engine.

c. Note down the maximum gauge reading.

d. Perform Steps (1) to (3) for all cylinders.

e. If the measured value is less than the minimum value, or there is a cylinder whose compression value varies from that of other cylinders by 196.1 kPa {2.000 kgf/cm2, 28.44 psi}

or more, add a small amount of engine oil through the spark plug hole. Then measure the compression pressure and perform the respective operations for the following cases.

9. Install the fuel injector relay.

10. Install the fuel pump relay..

11. Install the spark plugs..

12. Install the ignition coils..

13. Install the charge air cooler..

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