smoke upon start up

Jonas Majauskas jmajau at
Thu Aug 28 10:48:18 EDT 2003

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, Vincenzo Basile wrote:

> I really need someone's help.Upon start up these past few days i
> started noticing a little black smoke,thought nothing of it.Until
> today,after work I started it up and it smoked up the whole parking lot
> I mean smoke everywhere ,there was a nasty smell too like something is
> burning almost like rubber,there was no white smoke and smell  of
> antifreeze so I guess I could rule out head gasket.As I continue to
> drive the car it went away ,but not that smell,whats weird is the car
> seems to run fine.I tried pulling codes and only got the O2 sensor.If
> theres is any body that could point me in the right direction I would
> really appreciate.,

I have seen black smoke, though it was not  smoking up the whole parking
lot. Replacing O2 sensor solved it.

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