Echo BP403T compression isues

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Leaves and Lawns, Jun 23, 2005.

  1. Leaves and Lawns

    Leaves and Lawns LawnSite Member
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    Messages: 9

    hello all,

    i got a echo bp403 and it has some compression turns idea
    what caused it.if the top end is gone can it be fixed cheap? or how about
    using another top end? like a 603 top end? has anyone mix mached parts
    like this before? thanks.
  2. Lawn Masters

    Lawn Masters LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 850

    remove the muffler, if you see scratches in the cylinder wall, and the piston, you need a new one if the cylinder is fine, but the piston is scratched up, new piston+rings will work. or if everything is fine, just new rings should do it.

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