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Old 05-16-2013, 10:53 AM
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ill try to explan this as best i can. have 94 360 auto 2x4 in 2500 .over last 6 mths it is burnin coolint usin oil missin lost power on hills ( even empty ) foiling 2 plugs every couple weeks . ok no codes . ran comp check left bank 130# all 4 holes now for the posser right side is eratic made 4 pulls in all 4 holes no 2 pulls the same even in the same cyl.every where from 120# - 20# in same cyl.the readings where all over the place. i have never even heard of one doin this before but im more old school . not up on comp. an injection engens.realy need to fix this i have a small farm an use this thing all the time. cant do with out it. have a nother 2500 4x4 but havent had time to work on it . has trns case problim do to wheels an tires thay lifted cab wont shift out of 4x but thats a nother story. thanks for help marlin
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Sounds to me like you have a bad timing cover. When is the last time you did the water-pump?

The timing cover can become corroded behind the pump and cause the symptoms you're describing.

I'd do a cooling system pressure test to rule it out and not spend money you don't need to.
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wouldent that be mixin oil an coolant in the pan or radiator. an could that effect the compression. a freind said the water an oil burn could be plentum gasket . have no leakes at motor itself but can smell burnt antifreez in back of truck. the compression test is eratic in the same cyl. wont have the same comp on consecutive tests
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Yes and no. A cooling system check is easy enough to do IF you have access to a pressure tester.

It could be a head gasket and it's basically the same procedure. A cooling system pressure test.
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