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The compression is the same for all cylinders(150), but when I turned motor over, water came out of #1 cylinder only. Any idea?

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  • Alan Tatom
    Alan Tatom Jan 21, 2016

    no oil in the water and no mayonnaise in the oil

  • Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor Jan 21, 2016

    Well that is good. Does it run OK? If so ignore it for the time being. A little water in combustion is actually good.

  • Aries Lee
    Aries Lee Jul 19, 2019

    Water coming out of your spark plug cylinder is a indicator that the head gasket is broken near a cylinder and water in leaking into number 1 cylinder and being compressed by the position when then escapes through the outlet valve and causes steam to come out of the exhaust. Stop driving your vehicle because that is causing more damage you have 2 options replace the head gasket which starts from $2000 or reseal it with a quality sealer if its only minor damage to the gasket.

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Sounds like a head gasket leaking water in from the cooling system. Does it run OK? Any water in the oil on the dipstick and a mayonnaise type film on the oil filler cap?

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