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Blowing smoke

Discussion in 'VL Holden Commodore (1986 - 1988)' started by minimefx, Jul 19, 2006.

  1. 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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    Sounds like valve guide seals..:)
     
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    burnz dah dut dut da dah

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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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