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Car smokes when starting out and at a idle but not after that

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Sounds like the engine is wearing out, particularly the rings or the valves.

Could also have old oil in it that is blowing by. New oil and filter might help, but probably not.

Older cars seem to do this regardless of correct oil or incorrect viscosity oil.

Sometimes, people put thickeners in, but in my experience this doesn't help the situation.

Good luck to you.

Posted on Jul 05, 2010

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