SMOKES FOR A FEW MINS ON START THEN STOPS IDLES OK BUT RUNS LIKE ITS MISSING

1994 Mazda b2200

Tiny

Ice pick

December, 29, 2011 AT 12:08 PM

When I start in the morning it smokes bad for about ten mins then stops it idles ok but when I drive it gets very rough like running three cyl

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Tiny

KHLow2008

December, 29, 2011 AT 12:24 PM

If the smoke is grey (bluish) it is oil being burnt in the cylinders and that could mean bad valve seals.

If the smoke is white, that would be water and it could be condensation or a bad head gasket.

Do you have coolant losses issues?
Have you checked your spark plugs and related components?

Tiny

rasmataz

December, 29, 2011 AT 12:25 PM

Could be valve seals/stems/guides-

Tiny

Ice pick

December, 30, 2011 AT 12:36 AM

The smoke is blueish no cooling probs

Tiny

rasmataz

December, 30, 2011 AT 12:55 AM

2.2L known for valve seal problems

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