Startup smoke

Jonas Majauskas jmajau at
Wed Mar 10 05:57:47 EST 2004

Add oxygen sensor to the list too. Maybe in first place. But in case of
oxygen sensor you should notice reduced mileage too.

On Tue, 9 Mar 2004, Eyvind Spangen wrote:

> My 200q20v puffs out a big cloud of grayish smoke when I start it after it
> has been sitting for a while. If I drive gentle, it won't smoke at the next
> startup, but if I drive "spirited", it will leave a big cloud behind. I'm
> not able to see any smoke at all when driving, and I'm very careful not to
> stop the engine before the turbo has cooled down. What can be the cause of
> this? Worn turbo? Valve stem seals? Or just oil getting into the intake
> through the crankcase ventilation?
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> E. S.
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