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The valve guides under the valve cover are worn,
Valve guides keep the oil from draining down to the piston when the engine is NOT running.

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SOURCE: large amount of white smoke on first start of the day

Have you had the injector recall check carried out? There is a problem with these injectors and this produces the symptoms you are describing. I suggest that you contact Isuzu direct for help. They have been very helpful in the case of my trooper

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SOURCE: renault traffic loss of power and white smoke

if its diesel, attach a tube to pipe leading into primer pump.[black bulb ]. attach a pump . and tube from outlet of pump to container pump out diesel till empty. if petrol locate pipe feed from tank and connect to it same as earlier

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SOURCE: exhaust blowing white grey smoke lots of it and

The white/grey smoke is steam (water). (from the cooling system)The engine has either blown a head gasket or there is a crack on the engine block.

Stop as soon as safely practical at home or wherever you will work on it.
Before you spend lots of money, try an engine block sealer, less than $15. Bar's Block Seal, for example. Read and follow directions carefully. You may need to apply twice. May also last for a couple of months or several years.

Otherwise, replace head gasket on affected side and/or replace engine (block).

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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