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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-25-04, 09:46 AM Thread Starter
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Question Leaky Valve

I have a D3VE cylinder for a BBF. Put water in the the exhaust valve to see if the valve leaked, and one did. Is that a problem? and do they need a rebuild???

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Re: Leaky Valve

If water can get past it then compressed fuel/air will too, which just means wasted energy for your engine. It could be just a metter of re-seating the valveinto the head, but more likely its time to have it checked out.

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