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 Post subject: light smoke on startup
Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:10 am 
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nf fairlaine when i start my car light blue some comes ou of exhaust but goes away after I move off doun the road No oil usage no water usage could this be a o2 sensor or map sensor prob new plugs leads etc replaced recently
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 Post subject: Re: light smoke on startup
Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:06 am 
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light bluish is oil.... possibly Valve stem seals.....

 

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 Post subject: Re: light smoke on startup
Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:05 am 
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As AU99 said most likely valve stem seals, how many K's has it done?

 

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 Post subject: Re: light smoke on startup
Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:50 pm 
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as above, valve stem seals are old brittle/worn or worn valve guides
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 Post subject: Re: light smoke on startup
Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:50 pm 
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I thought blueish was fuel, black smoke was oil and white water?

 

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 Post subject: Re: light smoke on startup
Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:59 pm 
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close phong, blue is oil, black and fuel and white is water

 

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 Post subject: Re: light smoke on startup
Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:55 pm 
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cheers guys i thought as much changed o2 sensor no change i will tell my brother the good news
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 Post subject: Re: light smoke on startup
Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:47 pm 
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DormanAU wrote:
close phong, blue is oil, black and fuel and white is water


Thank you for your correction :)

 

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