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Dear Sir, Problem is that engine was blowing white smoke and burning the engine oil after 500 km as half liter or more and I got repairing and my technician replaced its ring piston and other related accessories as general overall the engine to stop the smoke and engine oil shortage. But unfortunately, same problem still exist and now my technician said that the engine head should be repaired to stop the light white smoke. Please advise me that what I will do in this case? Regards, Tahir

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The piston rings were a good idea but not necessarily a problem. The white smoke could be from a bad head gasket, cracked head or cracked block.

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SOURCE: blowing light smoke and burnning engine oil

Blue smoke is usually oil burnig related. White smoke is due to coolant mixing with the oil. (Head gasket leak) You should have the coolant system pressurized by a garage to see if your system holds pressure. This test will tell a lot. Coolant in the oil is a big problem.

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