Smoking

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Asked by Apr 18, 2017 at 06:30 PM about the 1988 Toyota Corolla LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when my car is cold, then warm, it smokes
very light blue 2 to 3 minutes goes away.
What is the problem, has 188 on it but runs
very strong

1 Answer

79,655

The blue smoke is due to oil burning. If your car only uses a quart or so of oil between changes and it only smokes a little then there is nothing to worry about. You could try going with a heavier oil. What weight oil do you use now and how often do you change the oil?

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