IF OIL IS NOT GETTING TO THE VALVES WHY IS THICK SMOKE COMING OUT THE EXHAUST

  • Tiny
  • nicholas66
  • 2003 Volkswagen GTI
  • 130,000 miles

Oil not getting to the valves so I took off the oil pan cleaned the oil pump screen put every thing back to gether added 4.5 qts of oil checked the oil level was fine started the car thick smoke came out of the exhaust pipe and did not clear up shut off the engine checked the oil level the dip stick was dry I added 1 qt and the dip stick was still dry. Why is the oil being burned if the oil pump is not working. Its an 1.8 turbo. (Help) thank you

Friday, January 13th, 2012 AT 10:05 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Check engine compression to eliminate the valves/rings -start here

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Friday, January 13th, 2012 AT 12:00 PM
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  • jacksprat
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Check you turbocharger, remove the pipe and check the impeller for free play

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Sunday, January 15th, 2012 AT 4:14 PM

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