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Old 23 May 2011, 09:11 pm
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Default Here we go again! Any suggestions???

Ok so it has been nearly 2 months since my smoking and oil light issue. The car has been running fine, oil light has not been on for a long time. As I had said has been running fine till today. So last night I filled up and tossed a can of Seafoam in the tank. This morning she was running good then would choke a little then I would rev her up and a puff of smoke and she would be going again. So again with the craziness. got to work and before coming home I checked the oil and she was about midway on the stick, tossed in about a quart and a half and drove home, still coughing and smoking. The last time she drove home fine. This time she did not. Got home and checked the oil and it again was down a little over a quart. Thinking that maybe something was stuck. I poured some Seafoam in with the oil and let her run. when I reved her not only did I see smoke from the rear but smoke coming from the front, checking it out it looks like the smoke was coming from where the manifold connects to I think is the catalytic converter. She seemed to rev better sitting, have not drove it yet will see tomorrow. Any help will be Awesome!!!
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Old 23 May 2011, 09:54 pm
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Default Re: Here we go again! Any suggestions???

I'm not a mechanic but reading over what you've done so far during your 200,000+ miles, first I'll say congratulations on obtaining such a fantastic milestone. Second I have to say that a smoking engine at 200,000 miles should be able normal. There's probably not a lot left of your rings and some gaskets and seals so it looks about time for a good engine rebuild and then head for the 500,000 mile mark.
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Old 24 May 2011, 03:26 am
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Default Re: Here we go again! Any suggestions???

Do a compression test.
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Old 24 May 2011, 08:48 am
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Default Re: Here we go again! Any suggestions???

Here is an observation, the fact that there is smoke, alot of smoke from the catalytic converter area, could it be plugged up? that would rob performance, the excessive smoking could be from all of the seafoam i have dumped into it.
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