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Old 08 Dec 2014, 06:19 pm
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I have a 2004 cruiser with a 2.4 turbo, it started smoking a few months ago and was told it had a blown head gasket, had this replaced and head checked, all ok. After picking it up from shop it started smoking again within a mile, was told the only other thing it old be is the turbo, bought one had it installed and still smokes, the smoke is white or a very light gray, please help dont want to pull motor,is this my only option?
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Old 08 Dec 2014, 06:24 pm
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No but id say you need a diffrent mechanic not being a jerk but the head gasket would be a water issue and the turbo is a oil issue a ngood mech should be able to tell the diffrence plus a leak down of the head would tell you it the Head gasket was bad but that is in the past Id say from what i have read it is most likely the turbo and id ask if they replaced the oil lines leading to the turbo--do you use synthetic oil???? did you ever get the motor in the red soze (overheated)
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Old 08 Dec 2014, 06:25 pm
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ps pulling the motor is not really a option unless you plan to just replace it whis seems to be not necessiary
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Old 08 Dec 2014, 06:37 pm
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Pull and block off the pcv valve hose to the intake. If that clears it get a new pcv valve. Let us know how it turns out. What did you do with the old turbo?
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Old 08 Dec 2014, 07:04 pm
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The wife and I smoke after sex, we're probably doing it too fast .
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Old 08 Dec 2014, 07:19 pm
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Thanks, the old turbo is probally in the junk pile, as for the red zone no never shown over heating, and I'll try the PVC valve thingy tomorrow. Really need help with this ,so I appreciate any responses.

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Old 08 Dec 2014, 07:20 pm
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The wife and I smoke after sex, we're probably doing it too fast .
At your age you have to go fast before you forget what you were doing.
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Old 08 Dec 2014, 10:01 pm
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I would suggest checking the air filter also!
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Old 09 Dec 2014, 11:17 am
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Smell some of the smoke for oil or gas - a sweet smell is coolant.
And find another mechanic before you are broke!
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Old 09 Dec 2014, 02:27 pm
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Smell some of the smoke for oil or gas - a sweet smell is coolant.
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Times two on that Don.
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