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Mitsubishi Galant VRG GDI smoking exhaust

GDI pump causes overflow of oil when engine is idling causing exhaust to smoke

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SOURCE: recommended engine oil for mitsubishi galant gdi

U can use 10W30 or 5W30, 10W30 is best used in warmer climates.

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 mitsubishi montero sport white smoke

white smoke is water or condensation.are you loosing coolant?if you are loosing coolant could be a head problem.

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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SOURCE: engine shut off at 4000rpm

this sounds like an electronic problem. the control unit thinks about 50000 cycles in a second. it's bound that there could be a problem. a second hand black box or computer box should fix your propblem. goodluck

Posted on May 07, 2010

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SOURCE: 1998 Mitsubishi Legnum GDI 24ST

usually caused by excessive valve guide clearance. Have new inserts installed or could possibly get by with knurling the guides. Hve a mechanic pull the heads and check for excessive guide clearance.

Posted on Aug 22, 2010

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SOURCE: Vrg galant smoking on start

SMOKING BLUE YOU HAVE LOW COMPRESSION ENGINE BURNING OIL.YOU HAVE WORN VALVE GUIDES ALSO VALVE SEALS AND WORN PISTON RINGS.

Posted on Jan 16, 2011

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What could cause blue smoke from exhaust?


blue smoke is burning oil
I gather that you let the engine idle and when you give it rpms that there is a cloud of blue smoke
if that is the case it indicates that the valve stem seals are hard /failed and when the engine is at idle ( 15" mercury vacuum in manifold) the oil around the valves is sucked past the stem seals and into the combustion chamber
AS you have restricted use of the machine (every 3 weeks ) it is not a great problem as when you are on the road it is not happening (Only at idle )
It is repairable without removing the head if you find an accredited service shop that has experience in the procedure.

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Why is my 2000 kia sephia blowing blue smoke from the tailpipe. it has 86,000 miles. the check oil warning light is on even though the dipstick reads full.


The most common cause of blue exhaust smoke is oil leaking past engine seals and into the cylinders where it then mixes and burns with the fuel. This is most frequently seen in older or high mileage cars with worn seals and gaskets. It only requires a very small amount of oil leaking into the cylinders to cause excessive blue exhaust smoke.

Blue exhaust smoke only at start-up can indicate worn piston seals or damaged or worn valve guides which may also cause a rattling noise. An external engine oil leak can drip onto hot engine and exhaust parts causing what appears to be blue exhaust smoke. Other possible causes of blue exhaust smoke include: piston wear, worn valve seals, a dirty or non-functioning PCV valve, worn piston rings, an intake manifold gasket leak, worn engine oil seals and possibly even head gasket failure.

Oil leaking into the cylinders can cause a rough idle, misfire and fouled spark plugs. In addition, a reduction in power and oil loss can be indicators that the blue exhaust smoke is caused by an internal engine oil leak. Internal engine oil leaks can also allow fuel to mix with the oil in the crankcase which will degrade the oil and prevent it from adequately protecting the engine.

Operating a car with a severely dirty oil filter, air filter or improperly functioning PCV valve can also sometimes result in engine oil blow-by, oil loss and blue exhaust smoke. Periodically checking the engine oil level with the oil dip stick will indicate if there is excessive oil consumption. Higher viscosity engine oil can sometimes temporarily reduce the amount of blow-by; however, this is not generally recommended. Excessive blue exhaust smoke indicates a possible internal engine oil leak that should be inspected by an ASE certified mechanic.

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Pajero not startingI have Pajero IO 2003, GDI 1.830 turbo. When I start it in the morning, I must try 3 time for it to start. Please help


a few things could be the cause , one is glow plugs , two is injectors are dirty which usually gives black smoke out exhaust , three is injection pump leaking , and four dirty fuel filter . these are things I would check .

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1992 es300 blue smoke from exhaust


The most common cause of blue exhaust smoke is oil leaking past engine seals and into the cylinders where it then mixes and burns with the fuel. Oil leaking into the cylinders can cause a rough idle, misfire and fouled spark plugs. So best bet is to have a local repair shop inspect for internal oil leakage.

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ENGINE CONSUMING MORE ENGINE OIL


There are two main causes for this, especially given your limo's age:
- a leak, and you would notice little puddles of oil underneath the car
- worn piston rings - this will cause blue smoke from the exhaust, especially after idling for a few minutes
Have someone watch at the back, when the engine is hot, and after idling steadily for a few minutes, rev up suddenly to 2000-3000 RPM.
If you get a big cloud of blue smoke, the engine is worn.

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Blowing white smoke


white smoke is caused by-- water or anti-freeze entering cylinder . if in radiator or the overflow tank. it will look like a chocolate milk shake. check on oil dipstick for traces of water or anti-freeze. also, a bad head gasket will let water or anti-freeze in combustion area. head gasket symtoms if bad. Symptom #1: Chronic Engine Overheating
Symptom #2: Significant Drop in Coolant Level Symptom #3: Mixing of Coolant and Engine Oil
Symptom #4: White Smoke from Exhaust Pipe

popping of overflow cap Symptom #6: Air Bubbles in Radiator
Symptom #7: Engine Lacks Power GOOD-DAY!

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Would a defective fuel pump cause white smoke from exhaust?


probably not. White smoke in the exhaust is a sign of either coolant or oil entering the cumbustion chambers (cylinders). Faulty fuel pumps usualy stop delivering fuel to the engine and it won't run at all.

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2001 ford windstar .Dorman 615-177 kit was installed .It has 350 miles on it since the install but on startup it's blowing white smoke.doesn't stumble ,idles fine and drives fine.Smoke is just brief on...


Valve seal leaks will cause an engine to smoke on start until the oil burns off. If a head gasket were leaking it would be smoking constantly.

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White smoke exhaust


White smoke is caused by coolant or water coming out the tail pipe. There is a chance that the white smoke was caused by water splashing up from a puddle onto the exhaust pipe. Keep an eye on the coolant level in the radiator in any event. If its less then there leak coolant leak in the car engine which is causing this problem....

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1985 Dodge Ram 50 Sport - white smoke


the white smoke is oil smoke,check your valve stem seals,if they are bad it will smoke till it burns the oil that leaked by when it was sitting.as far as it stalling in the morning check your choke it may need adjusting.

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