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93 camry v6 216,000 miles started buring oil after oil change,,thick white smoke from exhaust..bought car used..no history.. whats the best approach to fixing this problem??

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Try using thicker oil sounds like it has much engine wear and the thin oil is just slipping by the rings and burning with the fuel.also check your pcv valve if its bad it will allow engine to **** in oil and burn it with combustion.

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