[V6-12v] 2.8 12v burning oil?
Lino M. Valadas
l.valadas at rogers.com
Fri Oct 6 19:44:53 EDT 2006
Blue I'm afraid :(
James, yes, also my understanding. Smoke when decelerating usually stem
seals. When accelerating, rings.
Now the decision: Overhaul the engine, find a good used one or replaced the
Thanks to all that reply.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent McLean" <kentmclean at mindspring.com>
To: <V6-12v at audifans.com>
Cc: "Lino M. Valadas" <l.valadas at rogers.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2006 7:51 PM
Subject: Re: [V6-12v] 2.8 12v burning oil?
> Lino M. Valadas wrote:
> > My 2.8 v12 (93 90q with 205k km) has developed quite a bit of
> > smoke out the exhaust when accelerating in first and second gears.
> > No lack of power just the smoke. Not noticeable at higher speeds.
> > Could this be valve guide seals? Or perhaps a head gasket? Has
> > anybody experience this?
> What color is the smoke?
> white = water vapor (possibly leftover in the muffler, or leakage
> from a head gasket)
> blue = oil (from rings or valve guides)
> black = running rich (from bad sensors or ?)
> Kent McLean
> '94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
> '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke
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