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Put to much oil in oil tank. It started smoking and quit running. I drained the oil what else do I need to do to fix?

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Drain out the excess oil and check the engine air cleaner and its housing, it will likely be full of engine oil

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undo fuel pipe where it exits the fuel pressure regulater and turn engine over , use bucket and rag to catch pumped fuel , do this for half gallon and reconnect ,, then take spark plugs out and clean with easy start (eather) and replace , should start fine now ,

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Hi! The problem will probably be on the fuel pump itself. If the fuel pump is faulty it wont take any fuel from the tank to the engine. You will need to have it replaced for it to work. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa!

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The oil was overfilled this could cause a large amount of oil to enter the exaust and possibly the intake depending on crank case ventilation conditions. If you are positive engine oil levels are adjusted perfectly(warm engine check level running for dry sump oil level ect.). Time is needed to burn off oil residue in exhaust system and intake. Warm up engine low rpm no load, drive vehicle slow with little boost over 5 mins slowly raise rpms for another 5 mins keep driving smoke will burn off while making other drivers mad. sorry just smile and wave.
The engine oil on this vehicle should only be changed by an experinced tech.

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Hello and welcome to FixYa!
I suspect that you have a bad MAF (mass air flow) sensor. The MAF sensor controls the air and fuel mixture that when it's bad there's a noticeable smoke. I strongly suggest that you have the MAF sensor replaced to resolve the issue.
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