2003-2005 Suzuki LT-A500F Service Manual, Page 40Get this manual

2003-2005 Suzuki LT-A500F Service Manual, Page 40

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE COMPRESSION PRESSURE CHECK The compression pressure reading of cylinder is good indicator of its internal
cylinder head gasket NOTE: When the compression pressure goes below specification, check the engine for conditions listed
above COMPRESSION TEST PROCEDURE NOTE:Before testing the engine for compression pressure, make sure that the cylinder head
nuts are tightened to the specified torque values and the valves are properly adjusted Warm up the engine before testing
Make sure that the battery is fully chargedRemove the related parts and test the compression pressure in the following manner
Remove the spark plug(2-7) Install the compression gauge and adaptor in the spark plug holeMake sure that the connection