Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 22:31:38 +0100
From: "Simon Watkins" <>
Subject: Re: blue smoke

Burning coolant usually gives a white smoke. Black smoke indicates an excessively rich mixture.. -- Spammers, here's some for you: ucenopsamgov William T. Brown III wrote in message <36C3D837.13AB35AAnopsamamp.Net>... >Blue smoke is from burning oil. While not a huge problem, it could be. >If you see black smoke, get help! That's burning engine coolant (bad >thing!) > >chris Baillies wrote: >> >> Hi! >> >> My '81 99 (60K miles) quite often gives a puff of blue smoke when shifting >> down after, say 3000 revs usually 3rd-4th. Is this anything to worry about, >> or is it just worn valve stem seals? >> Doesn't smoke at any other time. >> >> chris > >-- >William T. Brown III _\\|//_ <> >| ///|\\\ | >----------------------------oOO--(_)---OOo--------------------------- >---* Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them as much *---

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