I have a soot coming out of tail pipe, and on.

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I have a soot coming out of tail pipe, and on the dipstick, what can cause that?

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 AT 1:03 AM

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Tiny
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Soot coming out of means a bad catalytic converter and rich running condition.
I don't think you would find soot in the engine. That is sludge, due to use of oil treatments and/or lack of oil changes.

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Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 AT 2:07 PM

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