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Bought a Toyota Corrolla with a 2E engine but noticed that the oil level was nearly half way above the full line on the dipstick. Prevoius owner tells me that is the normal level and since it was running fine till today (3days later) that is. Now its jerky and the engine dies easily with thick grey smoke coming out of exhaust. Could it be the oil level or is there another reason? and yet just this morning it was fine

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Overfilling the oil can cause all those symptoms. Seller is conning you.

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SOURCE: my 1995 toyota corolla 2e

You are experiencing blow by,either rings not set properly or wrong size rings used.Piston rings are supposed to be aligned at certain degrees from each other.
Check compression in all cylinders.

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