My 1993 Chevy 1500 4X4 is using oil and has a little smoke from exhaust. What should I repair/replace?

Asked by May 09, 2017 at 09:27 AM about the 1993 Chevrolet C/K 1500 WT Standard Cab LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The engine has less power than it did when I bought it several years back. I'm going to replace plugs, wires and distributor cap and button. What is the first thing I need to repair though?

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How much oil is it using and how many miles on the truck?

Its using a quart or so per month, but I don't drive more than around 500 miles a month. It's got 160,XXX...

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54,585

It may be time for a rebuilt or replacement engine. Make sure that the oil is not leaking from the engine.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

It's definitely not leaking. Thanks for your help.

M CMB ml l.l

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