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Recently had a Ford Capri with a 3 litre V6 Essex engine which shook/vibrated badly at idle, done a compression test and 2 cylinders were nearly 40psi lower than the other 4 cylinders, took the engine out stripped it down and the rings on those cylinders were fried


It's definitely related to using Fix-A-Flat. The Fix-A-Flat has added enough weight to the inside of the tire to throw off balance. Unfortunately, the fluid it puts inside the tire will likely continue to keep that tire unbalanced, even if it is rebalanced at a shop. They may even find they are unable to balance it because when it's on the machine, since ...


I suspect that the fix-a-flat has thrown your wheel out of balance. Most tyre fitters will balance your wheels for a very small cost. I would have this done first before spending any more time or money looking at the axle, etc...

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