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  • Tiny
  • loganwilliams
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 109,345 miles

I have a 2005 chevrolet classic and it smokes when I take off and only while in gear and does stop after about 3 or 4 second and before it started smokeing it had a slite rattling

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 AT 10:34 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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What color smoke are you getting?

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 AT 10:40 PM
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  • loganwilliams
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I say gray smoke and it rattle every now and then

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 AT 11:28 PM
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  • saturntech9
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A white steamy color is coolant blue is oil and black is excessive fuel. Gray could be oil and it just looks gray is the smoke heavy and stays low to the ground or does it quickly float away?The rattle could be a knock?Do you have any codes?

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 AT 12:02 AM
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  • loganwilliams
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It is gray smoke and it only smoke when I push gas and gose away quickly

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 AT 3:46 PM
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So do you burn any oil in between oil changes?If so how much and how many miles between oil changes?Also do you have any codes in the computer?

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 AT 5:26 PM
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  • loganwilliams
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Yes it burn oil cant say how much and the now smells like oil and dont know about a code in the computer the more I give it gas the more it smoke

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Saturday, June 4th, 2011 AT 6:33 PM
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So it smokes constantly now?Also it smells like oil?If so then your engine is burning oil could be rings worn cylinder walls pcv issues etc.

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Sunday, June 5th, 2011 AT 2:25 AM

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