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Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit

Part No. CP7828A Warranty Details  
The Professional Compression Tester CP7828 measures cylinder compression to accurately diagnose your engine condition. It is compatible with virtually all standard spark plug threads and features a quick-disconnect coupler that separates the hose from the gauge for fast, easy connections to the engine. Also includes a push-button side-release valve that allows for repeated testing without disconnecting.

Product Features:
  • Includes 10 mm, 12 mm, 14 mm, 14 mm long-reach and 18 mm threaded adapters
  • Includes repair kit with replacement O-rings and valves
  • English and metric scales: 0-300 psi and 0-2100 kPa
  • Vinyl tool pouch for tool organization and protection
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OBD-II (On-Board Diagnostics):No
CAN (Controller-Area Network) Compliant:No
Reads Diagnostic Trouble Codes:No
Displays Emissions Status:No
Displays Oxygen Monitor Test:No
Review Data Offline:No
Updatable:No

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ActronProfessional Compression Tester Kit
 
3.7

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Versatile (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Car (4)
  • Garage (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3), Mechanic (3)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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5.0

works great

By 

from Macedon, NY

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Has All Fittings Required
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

      very vesitle

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      1.0

      Not What You Get!

      By 

      from Round Rock, TX

      About Me Mechanic

      Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

      The all-important T-bar is NOT included. When I told this fact to the store manager, he said that it was an improved version. Improved version by leaving out major parts?
      I guess that if you see "imporved" on the packaging, you should expect less for more.

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      4.0

      T-Handle test tube inoperative

      By 

      from Adrian, Michigan

      About Me Mechanic

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use

      Cons

      • Not Functional

      Best Uses

      • Garage

      Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

      Had to drill the valve end of the T-handle test tube.

      Got it home and bench tested the unit. Couldn't get air through the T-tube. Unscrewed the pressure valve and discovered that the thru hole was never drilled out.

      Basically a blind hole with the air valve screwed into it.

      Now seeing as it took me a couple of hours and 6 different stores to find this unit. I drilled it out myself.

      Used the unit for my compression testing and put her on the shelf.

      Oh well,,,,,,,, its been that kind of day.

      Other then that. Its a pretty nice unit with all the adapters you should ever need.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Stopped working on first use.

      By 

      from Franklin, KY

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Pros

        Cons

        • Not Functional

        Best Uses

        • Car
        • Truck

        Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

        Gave consistent, repeatable results until it broke. This would have been acceptable, if it hadn't been for the fact that it quit working on the fourth cylinder of the first engine. I bought this one at twice the price of some others, specifically because it was supposed to hold up better. Not so much.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nice Compression Tester

        By 

        from Alton, IL

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Shade tree mechanic

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Multiple Size Adapters
        • Storage Bag

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Car
          • Determine Compression
          • Garage

          Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

          Good product. Works as intended. Easy release valve button makes it easy for repeated testing.

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          (6 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          It works

          Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

          Bought this tester to replace a old AdvanceAuto tester that I bought years ago & was suspecting had become inaccurate.
          This new tester works fine.

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          (23 of 45 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great product and price

          By 

          from Watertown, SD

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Level 2

          Pros

          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garage

            Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

            Great product and the price wasen't bad. All Advance Auto Parts products should be eligible for all discounts. I'm all about shopping for the best deals and it is no surprise to me that nine times out of ten that either Advance has the best product or the price just can't be beat by their competitors. If Advance Auto Parts dosent have it on hand they will get it for you ASAP and the shipping is free if sent site to store. I have made a few bonehead purchases in the past by not getting the right part ect. and Advance Auto Parts has always returned my money with no hassles or attitude. I use my debit card alot and if I make a purchase with it and later return what I purchased, Advance with credit my account but it can take a few days, It would just be more conveinent to give me the cash instead of waiting for my account to be credited, I gaurantee I would be more inclined to spent that cash right then and now in that store. Sieg Hail Advance!

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            (65 of 120 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            veery nice kit for the money

            By 

            from Edgewater

            About Me Mechanic

            Verified Buyer
            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • ATV
              • Car
              • Garage
              • Moped
              • motorcycle
              • Scooter

              Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

              very nice product

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              (65 of 132 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              its good

              By 

              from hell

              About Me Mechanic

              Verified Buyer
              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Car
                • RV
                • Truck

                Comments about Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit:

                its good

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                7 Questions | 8 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Are any of the included adapters compatible with my 70 Oldsmobile 455ci.
                  Asked on 7/15/2016 by JOHN J from Odenton , MD

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  I've seen kits like this for metric sizes but not for the mid 60s SAE
                  Asked on 10/8/2015 by Benjamin from NC

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Hi Benjamin, glad to help you! The Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit (Part No. CP7828) kit works on most foreign and domestic vehicles, small engines, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and ATVs. This kit works on standard and metric scales: 0-300 lbs. per sq. inches and 0-2100 kilopascals. Illustrated instructions are included inside. For the operating instructions, please copy and paste this link. URL - https://actron.com/sites/default/files/pdf_english_16170.pdf

                    Answered on 10/9/2015 by Steve from AAP
                • Q:

                  does this work with a 05 ford f350 5.4L 3v engine or do I need add ons
                  Asked on 9/11/2015 by donneg from knowlton, nj

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Hi Donneg, happy to help you! The Actron Professional Compression Tester Kit (Part No. CP7828) is universal and not vehicle specific. It is compatible with all standard spark plug threads. This product has quick disconnect coupler that separates hose from the gauge for faster, easier connections to the engine and also includes push-button side release valve that allows repeated testing without disconnecting. Includes adapters for all standard spark plug threads: 10mm
                    12mm, 14mm, 14mm long reach, 18mm. For more information, please visit this user manual link. URL - https://actron.com/sites/default/files/pdf_english_16170.pdf

                    Answered on 9/12/2015 by Steve from AAP
                • Q:

                  I own an older model of this tool. Can you supply me with replacement Schraeder valves? Mine is identical to the one pictured save for the rubber gauge protector & the trio of extra adapters. Thanks!
                  Asked on 7/25/2013 by Ol' Hand from Dyersburg, TN

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    We greatly appreciate your interest in Advance Auto Parts. Please call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you on locating the replacement Schrader valve like the one on this Sunpro Professional Compression Tester Kit - part# CP7828.

                    Answered on 7/25/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                • Q:

                  How exactly do these work? i've never personally used one beofre and do not care to mess it up
                  Asked on 11/10/2010 by Kevin from College Station, Tx

                  2 answers

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    It screws into the spark plug hole and measures cylinder compression to accurately diagnose your engine condition. I would recommend having someone who is knowledgeable with this type of work or has used one before do the testing for you.

                    Answered on 11/23/2010 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
                  • A:

                    The Professional Compression Tester CP7828 measures cylinder compression to accurately diagnose your engine condition. It is compatible with virtually all standard spark plug threads and features a quick-disconnect coupler that separates the hose from the gauge for fast, easy connections to the engine. Also includes a push-button side-release valve that allows for repeated testing without disconnecting.

                    Answered on 12/1/2010 by buzzturk from SF
                • Q:

                  will this work on a 7.3 idi? As in does it have a glowplug adapter with it?
                  Asked on 9/2/2010 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    The Professional Compression Tester CP7828 measures cylinder compression to accurately diagnose engine condition. It is compatible with all standard spark plug threads. Product has quick disconnect coupler that separates hose from gauge for faster, easier connections to the engine. Also includes push-button side release valve that allows repeated testing without disconnecting.

                    Includes adapters for all standard spark plug threads:
                    10mm
                    12mm
                    14mm
                    14mm long reach
                    18mm

                    Repair kit includes valves and rubber O-rings

                    Easy-to-read, 2-1/2" professional gauge

                    Bourdon tube movement for accurate readings

                    Heavy-duty rubber boot protects gauge

                    Standard and metric scales:
                    0-300 lbs psi
                    0-2100 KPa

                    Tool pouch keeps parts organized

                    Illustrated instructions included

                    Answered on 9/8/2010 by Mike from AAP
                • Q:

                  can this be used on a motorcycle if not can you suggest one that can
                  Asked on 6/13/2010 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Includes adapters for all standard spark plug threads:
                    10mm
                    12mm
                    14mm
                    14mm long reach
                    18mm

                    Answered on 6/14/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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