Mechanics

OIL TOP UP

1996 Vauxhall Astra

1996 Vauxhall Astra 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 92925 miles

put to much oil in gearbox now lots of white smoke got a friend to drain to normal level left engine running to burn off excess oil from exhaust but still lots of white smoke what can ido to stop this problem
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Dennis1953
February 20, 2010.




If its burning oil the color should be bluish-White smoke indicates coolant/water burning
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Rasmataz
Feb 20, 2010.
Too much oil in gearbox will not cause the engine to smoke. Check cylinder compression. Suspect haedgasket failure. A common fault on this vehicle

Dave H
Feb 22, 2010.

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