Best Compression Testers: Diagnose Your Engine with Ease
Test your engine’s capabilities quickly and efficiently with these top-rated compression testers
This versatile gauge works on electronic and computerized domestic or import vehicles. It features a 15-inch-long rubber hose, three-valve adapters, and a side release valve.
It features a large dial face with an easy-to-read meter and a durable rubber hose. Plus, it has dual-calibrated and color-coded scales. The device also functions on motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and marine vehicles.
You may need adaptors to connect it to certain vehicles such as motorcycles and ATVs to connect it to the spark plugs. It also does not come with a carrying case.
This compression tester comes with two rubber cone ends that make for a faster and more convenient connection. It also features four different fittings and two spark plug adapters.
The 3-inch gauge is easy to see and read with its dual color scale. Another nice feature is the inclusion of a quick push-button pressure release valve. One of the best additions is its tough and sturdy carrying case.
The pressure release may not relieve pressure quick enough, but that doesn’t ruin the design. Plus, the adapters may not be compatible with all types of vehicles, so you may need to order extra adapters.
This engine compression tester comes in a rugged blow mold case to keep it safe and secure. The set comes with a 3-inch dual scale gauge with a push-button release.
The kit also includes four fitting sizes and two spark plug adapters with two rubber cone ends and a 14-inch-long rubber extension hose. All of this makes it simple to use and quick to connect.
When checking the engine, the device may read around 10 pounds lower than normal. The rubber seems a bit flimsy and may tear or get caught more easily in tight spaces.