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It over heats and it has blue smoke the smoke doesn't last too long it only goes on when i start it. Oh and it has gas in the spark plugs and it chokes to turn on a second time i have a diagnostic machine and it wont read the problem.

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  • souttxchican May 18, 2009

    well this will be the second time i perform this kind of repairs so wish me luck. I thank you for all your help it is what i suspected but was wishing for less thank you.

  • souttxchican May 18, 2009

    well this will be the second time i perform this kind of repairs so wish me luck. I thank you for all your help it is what i suspected but was wishing for less thank you.

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Ok, you have many issues here. the ecm is in very bad shape if the codes are unable to be extracted. this should be corrected ASAP if possible. The blue smoke is a sign of major oil consumption. this will happen if the piston ring sets are damaged. this Will allow oil to pass into the combustion chamber,in return, causing the oil to burn with the gas. this produces the blue smoke as the exhaust valve allow it to escape through the manifold and pipe. this can be corrected by pulling the entire engine and, replacing the valve seals and piston rings on all cylinders.

These symptoms you are experiencing will require immediate attention or this engine will fail soon. the repairs i stated above, will be costly. this is deep engine repair.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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    Michael Masters May 18, 2009

    no problem, glad to help:)

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