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Originally posted by stone43
Would not a "real" oil burner display some blue smoke, even after reaching normal operating temp?
Not if you have bad exhaust valve guides. Oil gets dumped into the exhaust without burning in the cylinders, hence no "blue smoke." My car was running well at 133,000, or so I thought! Like I said the only indication I has was excessive oil consumption.
Kurt V
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Old 01-05-2004, 01:56 PM
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