MY TRUCK RUNS GOOD WHEN FIRST STARTED THEN SMOKES AFTER 5 MINUTES

  • Tiny
  • Vern254
  • 1990 CHEVROLET TRUCK
  • 200,000 MILES

My 1990 Chevy 1500 was parked since 2008

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 AT 8:24 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
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Would you say smoke is white, gray/blue or black?

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 AT 8:40 PM
  • Tiny
  • Vern254
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The smoke from my truck is gray

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Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 AT 1:54 AM
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That would be oil was truck started and run periodacaly? If no then good chance valve stem oil seals dried and cracked allowing oil into cylinders. And with mileage valve guide wear and seal failure is the cause of smoke.

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Thursday, September 15th, 2011 AT 2:00 PM

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