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Blowing smoke

minimefx

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I let my car idle for 10min and when i take off it blow a puff of smoke. It only does it after idling for a while.Whats wrong with it?
 

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minimefx said:
I let my car idle for 10min and when i take off it blow a puff of smoke. It only does it after idling for a while.Whats wrong with it?
Sounds like valve guide seals..:)
 

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mag on the money valve seal
your at $30 for a set of 12
plus a couple a hundred to have it done
unless you do it yourself
whith a compressor and the engine at tdc of each cylender
this will hold the valves up while you remove the retaining clips/springs
and replace rubber sleves this will save money and nowing the satisfaction of doing it yourself
 

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sweet thank for that guys i will have a go at fixing on the weekend
 

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I ouldnt leave an engine idling for that long, especially from cold

when blowing smoke. always suspect an overfull sump, drain it and measure what comes out, its been known for the wrong dipstick to be fitted, or the dipstick to break, giving a false reading
 
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