How do you set the Vacuum pipes?

Tiny
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  • 2002 TOYOTA TAZZ
  • 80,000 MILES
My car seems to be really sluggish and the car smokes a lot maybe that's due to the Vacuum pipes being set incorrectly, maybe there's something else I can do to solve the problem? I want the smoking to stop and really need to know the settings for the Vacuum pipes.

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Saai
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 6:40 AM

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Tiny
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Is the Check Engine Light showing.
Why do you think it has anything to do with vacuum lines? Engine management system is computer controlled and doe snot have too many vacuum lines.

What have been done so far? When was the last service done?
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 12:50 PM
Tiny
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After the service which was done about 2 months, the car got really sluggish and started smoking. People told me its due to the Vacuum pipes not being correctly placed
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 12:57 PM
Tiny
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And the Engine light is not showing
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 1:12 PM
Tiny
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Did you check the engine oil level? It could be overfilled causing the sluggishness and excessive smoke. Is it gery, white or black smoke?
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 1:50 PM
Tiny
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The oil level is fine, I checked the dipstick. They smoke is like light blue. Please help find a solution
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 4:24 PM
Tiny
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Light blue smoke is oil being burnt in the engine and mostly caused by worn valve seals.

Hae the compression tested. If they are low, you might have worn piston rngs causing the loos of performance.
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 4:27 PM
Tiny
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Thanks a lot dude! And another thing what can be done just to help tweak the acceleration of this car? Its really dead on inclines
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 4:31 PM
Tiny
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Check the ignition timing. We don't have any information on this vehicle but if you tell me the engine code, I might be able to understand it better and provide the necessary suggestions.
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Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 AT 11:27 AM

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