TAILPIPE SMOKING

2008 Chevrolet Corvette

Tiny

cyclepops

April, 21, 2013 AT 5:18 PM

Why is car smoking light blue smoke mostly at idle when it is not useing any oil on dipstick

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Tiny

mhpautos

April, 22, 2013 AT 2:45 AM

Blue smoke is oil burning, check spark plugs for ash deposits a comp test or a leak down test will give a good indication as to ring condition.

Tiny

cyclepops

April, 22, 2013 AT 5:02 AM

Did com test and leak down 180 -183 all, no leak off no black on plugs, all rubber around valves looks great [as it should ]. Shows some oil in intake but can not figure how it's getting there took hoses off vacum sys, drove 40 mi still smoking same. Thanks for any help u can give me terry

Tiny

cyclepops

April, 22, 2013 AT 5:21 AM

Cold I have a cracked [ broken oil [ ring and leak down still be good

Tiny

cyclepops

April, 22, 2013 AT 5:23 AM

And I don't understand what o-ring?

Tiny

mhpautos

April, 22, 2013 AT 2:18 PM

Engine may be breathing heavy, due to blow by constant blue smoke is oil burning, either from faulty rings or worn valve guides and valve guide seals.

Tiny

cyclepops

April, 23, 2013 AT 4:31 PM

Ok thanks

Tiny

mhpautos

April, 24, 2013 AT 2:59 PM

Closing thread, you can re post if you have further questions, do not respond to this message.

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