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johnw3894

2005 Arctic Cat DVX 400 Low Compression

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I brought my Arctic Cat into a local power sports store to have it serviced. because it would not fire up. they did a compression test and it read 33 PSI. the shop then did a valve adjustment which brought it up to 66 PSI, which is still too low. the shop called me after they messed with the valves and told me that they are going to have to take the top end off and look at it. they quoted me at $300. they think it needs a new valve seating but they cant be certain until they look at it. and I just cant afford to spend that much. the shop said its probably going to be $800 when everything is said and done. luckily I know a master technician that is willing to take the engine apart. I was wondering if anyone else had this problem, and where to begin?

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