1996 VAUXHALL ASTRA OIL TOP UP

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  • dennis1953
  • 1996 Vauxhall Astra

1996 Vauxhall Astra 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 92925 miles

put to much oil in gearbox now lots of white smoke got a friend to drain to normal level left engine running to burn off excess oil from exhaust but still lots of white smoke what can ido to stop this problem

Saturday, February 20th, 2010 AT 5:04 AM

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  • rasmataz
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If its burning oil the color should be bluish-White smoke indicates coolant/water burning

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Saturday, February 20th, 2010 AT 6:25 AM
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  • Dave H
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Too much oil in gearbox will not cause the engine to smoke. Check cylinder compression. Suspect haedgasket failure. A common fault on this vehicle

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Monday, February 22nd, 2010 AT 5:31 AM

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