Mechanics

TOYOTA COROLLA BLACK SMOKE PROBLEM

2000 Toyota Corolla • 166 miles

2000 Corolla 1.8L engine has 166k miles Car is using oil fairly rapidly and burning black smoke
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Sahmic
February 8, 2013.



Black smoke is an indication of incomplete combustion, meaning engine is either running too rich or misfiring.
Oil consumption are mostly due to bad valve seals.

KHLow2008
Feb 8, 2013.