3B Smoking; flunked Emissions Test

Brett Dikeman brett at cloud9.net
Fri Sep 27 14:28:01 EDT 2002

At 11:45 AM -0400 9/27/02, Sullivan, Alan wrote:
>My 91 200q 20 valve flunked emissions testing due to "visible smoke."
>   Car
>runs great; mileage is 156,000.

My  gut reacton is "I don't buy it."  These engines are bulletproof.
What color was the smoke?  Was the engine warmed up?  Was this at
idle, under load, low RPMs, high RPMs?

"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Ben Franklin

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