Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 01:13:14 GMT
From: Harvey White <>
Subject: Re: smoking 2001 9-3

On Sun, 12 Oct 2003 20:26:08 +0200, "Henrik B." <> wrote: >Harvey White wrote: >:: I'm told by the dealer that the ignition system puts one final spray >:: of fuel on the top of the pistons, for whatever reason, it may be >:: easy start, it may not. This is automatic and cannot be defeated. >:: >:: The initial puff of smoke you see is due to that. I understand that >:: continuous white smoke or continuous blue smoke (water into the >:: cylinders or oil into the cylinders) is the real problem. > >Wrong, has nothing to do with blue smoke. IF it was fuel, it would be black >smoke. Blue smoke is ALWAYS oil. > It was one puff of smoke, not a stream. Could have easily gotten the color wrong, but I think the rest is accurate. Harvey >Cheers! >

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