1996 Vauxhall Astra oil top up

Tiny
DENNIS1953
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  • 1996 VAUXHALL ASTRA
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 92,925 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
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Saturday, February 20th, 2010 AT 5:04 AM

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Tiny
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
Tiny
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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