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12-17-02, 08:09 PM   #1  
blue smoke

one of my cars (96 voyager) belches blue smoke after idling even for a short time. I know it's oil being burned--but what is most likely causing it?

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12-17-02, 08:43 PM   #2  
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12-17-02, 09:27 PM   #3  
probably valve guides and seals is it a 3.0 they commonly have this problem but they still seem to last a long time puffing blue smoke all the way.

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12-17-02, 10:25 PM   #4  
Yes, valve guides are the most common cause. The 3.0 is a notorious oil burner and always was.

It will have to be fixed. In most states, you cannot pass the emission inspection if it's burning oil like that.

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01-15-03, 05:43 AM   #5  
I have same problem - 96 3.0 Voyager. Just barely passed emmisions test in December (I believe it was 75ppm - with 90 as max). Have you had it looked at or repaired yet? Just wondering.

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