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Distinct white smoke coming muffler area, we

Distinct white smoke coming from muffler area, we changed the oil yesterday, and it's still happening today. Will it eventually stop, or should we stop using it and troubleshoot this issue? If so, any suggestions?

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I would drain the oil and re-check the amount you put back in.

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