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Lots of gas in oil pan, big puffs of black smoke out tail pipe, loss of power and major fuel consumption

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Hello! The symptoms are pointing at the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve as being stuck in the closed position...It's an inexpensive item...It is located just to the right of the coil pack...If it hasn't been changed recently, I would suggest doing so...Send a comment with results.....Guru....Saailer

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I would like to know what makes that the Jeep smoke after rearranging the vacuum lines is it the EVAP system on HBO or the engine vacuum lines vacuum lines


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all that is covered in the SM. (how to put it back as it was new)

no clues as to what the smoke is.
or where it emits from. (tail pipe end)
white smoke or black
black is rich running.
white can be burning oil and smells like burning oil (lingers)
white can be steam,aka, antifeezes burning, goes the vapors dont linger like oil smoke does and smells sweet, unlike oil smoke.

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OK my 95 Chevy 1500 2wd 4.3 manual transmission, the truck runs fine never fails to start but seems to have a little loss of power but I'm also running 33 inch mud tires on it. it smokes a little out the...


the bigger tyres the more power it takes to turn them
You have very big tyres so suffer a loss of power
with extra power and the oil pressure falling, I would suspect worn big ends and main bearings especially with the smoking exhaust as under load of acceleration the extra clearance in the bearings is allowing extra oil onto the cylinders and the oil rings cannot cope.
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Smoke from tail pipe or smoke from under hood?
A general rule of thumb if it is coming from tail pipe the color of smoke will tell you a lot.

White and thick means head gasket failure, Blue means oil is being burned.

I would recommend you check the seal of everything and make sure it is cleaned that had to do with vacuum or fuel distribution. EGR valve (gasket fails sometimes) IAC valve, MAP and MAF sensors, Fuel injectors, FPR (this will need replaced if leaking),

Also check you coolant and oil look for signs of either one mixing with one another, smell you coolant and make sure it don't smell like gas either, look around where the head meets the block and make sure you don't have any coolant leaking there. The smoke if from the tail pipe makes me think head gasket and these are simple checks. They are not 100% diagnosis but can lead you to the problem.

Also one obvious thing would be make sure no one put anything in your gas tank.

I would most likely look at the injectors first then the head gasket next.

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